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Brazilian President pledges 'total commitment' to Olympic Games in Rio 2016

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach held extensive talks with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia on Tuesday. President Rousseff again pledged full support for the Games from 'every level and ministry ofShow More Summary

International Olympic Committee working with NOCs to fight Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

Working with the IOC, the NOCs of Guinea and Liberia have both implemented projects aimed at making use of the reach and influence of the sports community, and particularly local athletes, to help raise awareness among the populations concerned and offer concrete assistance. The Liberian NOC has opted for a multiple approach. Show More Summary

Olympic officials report progress on 2016 Summer Games

International Olympic Committee inspectors have found "solid progress" in the oft-troubled and disorganized preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.

Mario Vázquez Raña, Publisher and Olympic Movement Power, Dies at 82

Mr. Vázquez Raña, a Mexican newspaper magnate, was for many years one of the most powerful players on the International Olympic Committee.

Mario Vazquez Rana dies at 82; International Olympic Committee member

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Mario Vazquez Rana, a Mexican businessman and former prominent member of the International Olympic Committee, has died. He was 82.

Roger Goodell Meets With IOC President Thomas Bach

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell met here Saturday morning with International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach. But don’t get your hopes up.

Seoul to host 2017 IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport

Safeguarding the athletes’ health in sports training and competition is the number-one priority for the International Olympic Committee (IOC). This Conference, organised every three years, brings together eminent international specialists...Show More Summary

2024 Olympic host-city bidding begins without Los Angeles

On a day when Los Angeles officials had hoped to launch their campaign for the 2024 Summer Games, the International Olympic Committee opened bidding with a new kind of procedure.

Boston will bid to host the 2024 Olympics

Boston will represent the U.S. in the bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the United States Olympic Committee announced Thursday. International bid submissions aren't due until September, so don't hold your breath, Bostonians. Show More Summary

L.A., D.C., S.F., Boston? U.S. Pick For Olympic Host May Come Thursday

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The U.S. Olympic Committee announced Monday that its board would discuss the four cities' bids at Denver International Airport later this week — and then possibly travel to the winning city.

Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic bid fate could be determined Thursday

The fate of Los Angeles’ campaign to bid for the 2024 Summer Games could be decided Thursday during a special U.S. Olympic Committee board meeting at Denver International Airport.

Los Angeles still in running for 2024 Summer Olympics

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The International Olympic Committee will open bidding for the 2024 Summer Games -- a process that will include a new "invitation" phase -- late next week.

Kazakhstan proposes splitting 2022 Winter Olympics

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Just weeks after the International Olympic Committee voted to allow future Games to be divided between neighboring cities and countries, Kazakhstan has said it will pursue a split bid for 2022.

Spread the Olympic Games

As South Korea buckles under the enormous financial pressure of hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee recently made a practical suggestion: Move some events to other nations.

Usain Bolt doesn’t want the Olympics to do away with an event that he dominates

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

The International Olympic Committee voted last week to abolish the cap on the number of sports offered at each Games while still limiting the number of athletes to around 10,500 and medal events to 310. This means event-heavy sports could see a reduction in competitions to make way for sports that have a greater appeal […]

Switzerland to give FIFA long look

Switzerland will soon start giving the leaders of FIFA and the International Olympic Committee intense financial scrutiny.

International Olympic Committee Officially Adds Sexual-Orientation Protection To Its Policies, But Is It Enough?

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

This week, the International Olympic Committee made history when it announced it would add sexual orientation to the list of traits for which an athlete cannot be discriminated against. The decision, which received unanimous supportShow More Summary

Adam Scott: Olympic golf would be best with amateur players

3 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

From the beginning, golf sold the International Olympic Committee on its return to the Olympic program with the idea that the game's greatest players would compete on the quadrennial stage. It was central to golf landing a spot in the...Show More Summary

Kosovo wins Olympic recognition on final day of IOC session

Kosovo can send its own team to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games after winning full recognition from the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday.

Why Wait Until 2016? IOC Creates OTT Olympics Channel

According to a report by Reuters, the International Olympic Committee yesterday passed a resolution that will create an OTT channel for year-round coverage of Olympic sports. The channel will be operated by Olympic Broadcasting Services (in Madrid) with an estimated cost of $600 million to operate over the first seven years. Show More Summary

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