On behalf of the entire Olympic Movement I would like to express our sympathy for the families and friends of those touched by this tragedy. These cowardly attacks concern not only the countries directly affected but the whole world community. Show More Summary
Unencumbered by the International Olympic Committee, the biennial games include some rather less conventional competitions. [ more › ]
The International Olympic committee (IOC) announced that it has narrowed down the list of proposed sports to be added to the 2020 Olympic Games, held in Tokyo. The Tokyo 2020 Additional Event Programme Panel was tasked with looking into...Show More Summary
June 23 marks the Olympic Day Run, established by the International Olympic Committee to promote movement, activity and mass participation in sports.
The Olympic Village in Tokyo could get a little bit bigger if these eight new sports manage to make the 2020 games. The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee announced in a release on Monday that eight sports with international federationShow More Summary
A long-shot bid to make football an Olympic sport has fallen short. The International Olympic Committee rejected a bid to add football in time for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Football was lumped in with a bunch of sports most Americans have either never heard of or don’t consider sports (including bowls, bridge, chess,…
The award will be presented in September during the IBC conference in Amsterdam. read more
No less an interested party than Prince William recently said that FIFA was having its “Salt Lake City moment, when the International Olympic Committee went through a similar period of serious allegations.” Well, guess who was brought in to fix that mess? Mitt Romney, that’s who. Guess who is pretty much available these days for another massive organizational clean-up […]
With 10 days to go, there are already a number of National Olympic Committees (NOCs), International Federations, Olympians, young athletes and individuals that have been getting active ahead of this year’s Olympic Day. Since 1 June,Show More Summary
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) wrapped up two days of meetings with reports on the implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s financial statements, and preparations for upcoming editions of the Olympic Games. The EB received a very good report from the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee. Show More Summary
No line has been repeated more often during the Fifa scandal than the instruction that football should follow the example of the International Olympic Committee. In 1998, the received wisdom… Continue reading The post The Olympic movement follows Fifa into the gutter appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
If the International Olympic Committee is out for blood, Michael Phelps could be a sitting duck. We've already seen Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake come under the gun for wearing a $500,000 watch that wasn't sponsored by Omega during a race, which is a big no-no according to the IOC's rules and regulations. Show More Summary
The International Olympic Committee approved four new events for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang: mixed doubles curling (!), mass (...)
The organization issued a public statement to sound off on the Jenner controversy.
A transphobic petition failed to clear its initial hurdle, as the International Olympic Committee confirms that Jenner's gold medal is Caitlyn's to keep. read more
The 2018 Winter Olympics will now feature Big Air in snowboarding, mass start in speedskating, mixed doubles in curling and a team skiing event. The International Olympic Committee approved four new events on Monday for the 2018 Winter...Show More Summary
The International Olympic Committee have approved four new Olympic events for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
In its continuing efforts to make the Olympics more palatable to younger viewers, the International Olympic Committee has approved four new sports for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea: Big Air in snowboarding, mass start in speedskating, mixed doubles in curling and a team skiing event. To make room, the IOC voted to […]
Some jerks on the internet (yeah, that’s still a thing) decided the best way to show their “support” for Caitlyn Jenner is by calling her a big ol’ cheater, for claiming to be a man named Bruce in 1976, and unfairly winning an Olympic gold medal. Show More Summary
If the International Olympic Committee is any indication, the revolution will be slow.