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Olympic leaders will decide next month on Russian ban at 2018 Winter Games

Olympic leaders will decide early next month whether to allow Russia to compete at the upcoming 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The decision will be made by the International Olympic Committee’s executive board, which convenes Dec. 5 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Russia has been embroiled...

How will World Anti-Doping Agency decision on Russia impact International Olympic Committee?

The IOC is set to decide on sanctions for Russia operating a state-sponsored doping system uncovered in two WADA-commissioned investigations.        

IOC to decide Dec. 5 if Russia goes to 2018 Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee says it will decide on Dec. 5 if Russia can compete at the Pyeongchang Winter Games        

Four Russian cross-country skiers get life ban for doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian cross-country skiers have been banned for life from the Olympics after they were found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Russian cross-country federation said on Thursday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Four-time Olympic medallist Fredericks suspended by IOC

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks is suspended by the International Olympic Committee following his corruption charge.

IOC suspends Frank Fredericks over French corruption charges

The International Olympic Committee has suspended Frank Fredericks, four days after he was charged in a French investigation of suspected bribery in the 2016 Olympic host city vote        

Intel, Blizzard Entertainment Gear Up For Esports Tournament

Intel is all set for Olympic Winter Games. The tech conglomerate has tied up with International Olympic Committee to deliver two distinct gaming experiences to Korea in the lead up to PyeongChang 2018. The Intel Extreme Masters PyeongChang...Show More Summary

KHL threatens to keep players out of Olympics if Russia is banned over doping

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

In response to the International Olympic Committee’s continued indecision about whether to allow Russia to participate in next year’s Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, the KHL has threatened to make it exceedingly difficult for its international stars to compete. Show More Summary

Olympic bodies improve protection for athletes from abuse

Trying to protect athletes from abuse and harassment, the International Olympic Committee has published a 106-page document to help sports bodies improve their rules and processes        

Brazil Olympic Committee Still Suspended But NOC Rights Returned

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has voted to lift one small part of the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB)'s suspension, allowing it to participate in several important organizational meetings this week. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Brazil Olympic Committee Still Suspended But NOC Rights Returned

Anti-Doping Study Supported by IOC Investigates Incentives to Stop Doping

An Australian research team involving the University of Adelaide and La Trobe University has been awarded funding from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to help combat one of sport's biggest challenges: doping.

Here’s What It Would Take for eSports to Be Included in the Olympics

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

In a recent statement, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said, "competitive eSports could be considered as a sporting activity," but "in order to be recognized by the IOC as a sport, the content of eSports must not infringe on the Olympic values."

IOC intends to decide in December on Russia's participation in Pyeongchang Olympics

The International Olympic Committee intends to decided in December whether or not Russia will be allowed to participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.        

IOC Opens Door to E-Sports in Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has taken the first step toward allowing competitive video game playing into the Olympics, NBC Sports reports. According to Reuters, the IOC released a statement Saturday after meeting in Switzerland stating that e-sports "could be considered as a sporting activity, and the players involved prepare and...

esports: International Olympic Committee considering esports for future Games

The International Olympic Committee is exploring the possibility of including esports in future Games.

Pyeongchang 2018: IOC to decide on Russian participation in December

A ruling on Russia's participation at the 2018 Winter Olympics will be made in December, the International Olympic Committee says.

Vladimir Putin accuses ‘certain American bodies’ of conspiring to keep Russia out of Olympics

Russian President Vladimir Putin thinks he knows why the International Olympic Committee hasn’t yet approved Russia to compete in next year’s Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, and it doesn’t have to do with accusations that Russia maintained a widespread, state-sanctioned doping program for years. Show More Summary

USOC CEO to IOC on Russian doping: Time for action is now

The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee is calling on his international counterparts to act immediately on allegations of Russian doping        

IOC, Tokyo organizers aim to cut costs for the 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo organizing committee have wrapped up a two-day project review vowing to cut costs for the 2020 Games        

Looking for savings, Olympics contemplates slashing funds for athletes village

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Olympic athletes hoping to live it up at the 2020 Games in Tokyo may be in for a disappointment. In an attempt to save funds, the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday it will consider revising the “level of service” provided at athletes village, the area set aside for athlete accommodations at the Olympics. “We are putting […]

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