Female power in Sochi Last month in Sochi, more than 40 per cent of Olympians were female athletes, and a number of National Olympic Committees (NOCs), such as Australia, Japan, China and Ukraine, included more women than men in their delegations. Show More Summary
In a story published late last week on the International Olympic Committee’s web site about how the Youth Olympic Games inspired Olympic success in Sochi, an unidentified student reporter apparently quoted figure skating champion Yuna Kim inaccurately.
Sport director of the International Olympic Committee Christophe Dubi announced in February that the Tony Hawk: Skateboarding Likely Coming to Olympics in 2020 - -
On Feb. 10, as the 2014 Winter Olympics were about to kick off in Sochi, Russia, I wrote a post arguing that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) may have acted contrary to the U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), flowing from the IOC’s decision to allow Russia to host the 2014 Winter Games. Show More Summary
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) tracked social media activity on the Olympic Athletes’ Hub, the IOC’s social media platform that combines feeds from more than 6,000 Olympians across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. The metrics...Show More Summary
Thanks to the most stringent anti-doping programme in Olympic Winter Games history, never has it been so difficult for cheats to prosper. In total, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) oversaw 2,667 tests during the course of the...Show More Summary
As was the case at the Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010 and London 2012 Olympic Games, the medical research group, composed of members of the IOC Medical Commission, the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee, International Federations (IFs) and...Show More Summary
From preventing Hitler from seeing an American Jew win a gold medal, to ignoring terrorist acts, to tolerating host-country bigotry the International Olympic Committee has a sterling history. Of being heartless. So why break from fo...
The International Olympics Committee has this "branding" thing down cold. (No pun intended. The IOC is just as obnoxious during the Summer Olympics.) Everything that doesn't belong to an Official Sponsor has its logo covered (including...Show More Summary
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The International Olympic Committee says images of the attack on the Pussy Riot punk group in Sochi are "very unsettling."
The Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association (GLISA) today greets reports from Reuters that the International Olympic Committee may force future bidders to abide by a specific anti-discrimination rule modeled on the Olympic Charter's Principle 6.
From the AP, via the Washington Post: SOCHI, Russia — The IOC says it would be “wholly inappropriate” for the Russian punk group Pussy Riot to protest at Sochi Olympic sites. International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams saidShow More Summary
Sure, Johnny Weir has looked pretty amazing during his no-sequin-left-behind Sochi tour. But his latest statement reveals a skillful way with hair diplomacy. Just one day after the International Olympic Committee banned Ukrainian competitors from wearing black armbands to mourn the growing death toll in the Kiev protests, Weir showed... More »
The International Olympic Committee said that it would be “wholly inappropriate” for the Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot to stage protests within the Olympic Park at Sochi. On Tuesday two members of the punk group, which is opposed to President Putin’s government, were arrested near the Sochi ferry terminal, then later released. Show More Summary
The International Olympic Committee is defending the removal of several LGBT activists from the Olympic village Sunday, including a transgender former member of Italy's parliament. Featured Image: read more
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday defended the removal of an Italian IOC Defends Monday’s Removal Of Gay Activist - -
The ever going battle between the world’s two largest sports organizations (the International Olympic Committee and FIFA) over who is the most venal and corrupt continues.
On Saturday 15 February, the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) opened its doors to allow representatives of International Sports Federations, National Olympic Committees, Olympic participants and the International Olympic...Show More Summary
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) lifted the suspension of the IOA on 11 February, thereby allowing the three Indian athletes in Sochi to represent their National Olympic Committee and country. Nadeem Iqbal (cross country), Shiva...Show More Summary
Mitt. Romney said Sunday that the International Olympic Committee should take steps to limit spending on the games.