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Olympic leader calls for sweeping changes in fight against doping

With the global sports scene embroiled in a doping controversy, the leader of the International Olympic Committee is pressing for significant changes in the fight to detect cheaters. IOC President Thomas Bach wants to give the World Anti-Doping Agency more authority and investigative resources....

Paris Terrorist Attacks Will Not Affect 2024 Olympic Bid - IOC Chief

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said that the terrorist attacks in Paris will not affect the voting for the host city of the 2024 Olympic Games.

IOC confident about Russia reforms

The International Olympic Committee's president thinks Russia will resolve doping issues and field athletes at the Rio Olympics.

Russian Olympic Committee to Work With WADA, IAAF on Doping Probe

"The Russian Olympic Committee will ensure the coordination of the already ongoing thorough investigation by the national authorities in Russia with respective international organisations, including WADA and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), according to official statement.

Athletics Doping: Lamine Diack Resigns From International Olympic Committee Role

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The suspension follows the release of a report alleging widespread doping among Russian athletes, and cover-ups at all levels of doping regulation.

Russian Olympic Committee Defends Doping-Free Athletes' Right to Compete

'Clean' sportsmen should not be barred from international competitions, the Russian Olympic Committee said in response to the World Anti-Doping Agency's recommendation to exclude Moscow from the 2016 Olympics.

Former IAAF Chief Resigns From IOC Position Amid Doping Investigation

The former International Association of Athletics Federations chief stepped down from his position as an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) amid accusations of accepting bribes to cover up athletes’ positive drug tests, media reported Wednesday.

IOC wants action over doping claims

The International Olympic Committee wants the IAAF to start disciplinary proceedings against athletes accused of doping.

IOC President Hopes Russia Will Cooperate on Anti-Doping Case

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said Wednesday he believes Russia would cooperate with an investigation into the country's anti-doping compliance in order to be permitted to participate in 2016 Olympic Ga...

Russian athletes could lose Olympic medals in aftermath of doping report

Some Russian track and field athletes could lose their Olympic medals in the aftermath of a report on alleged widespread doping in their country. The International Olympic Committee reacted to the study Tuesday by asking the international track federation to initiate disciplinary procedures and...

IOC Takes Action to Punish Athletes Over Doping Scandal

The Executive Board of the International Olympics Committee (IOC) decided on Tuesday to take a series of steps to punish athletes guilty of anti-doping rules violation in light of a developing scandal involving the Russian Athletics Federation, the IOC said.

Diack suspended after doping report

The International Olympic Committee provisionally suspends former IAAF president Lamine Diack as an honorary member.

Olympic Movement Says Welcomes IAAF Commitment to Protect 'Clean' Athletes

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) welcomed the clear commitment expressed by IAAF to do “whatever it takes to protect the clean athletes and rebuild trust in sport."

WADA Wants Russia Out of the Olympics Over Doping Allegations

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) recommended that the International Olympic Committee refrain from accepting any entries from Russia until it has been declared complaint with the anti-doping code and the suspension has been lifte...

Would L.A. really benefit from another Olympics?

It's easy to see what a Los Angeles bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics has to offer the International Olympic Committee. There's the city's record of two successful Games, most recently in 1984; its existing venues for all but a handful of events; access to media and technology organizations; a commitment...

President Bach calls on National Olympic Committees to safeguard credibility of sport

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today called on National Olympic Committees (NOC’s) and International Federations (IF’s) to embrace good governance to safeguard the credibility of sport. Speaking at the Association...Show More Summary

IOC announces Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games Coordination Commission

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the composition of the IOC Coordination Commission for Lausanne 2020, the third Winter Youth Olympic Games. IOC President Thomas Bach has appointed as Chair Slovakia’s Danka Bartekova,...Show More Summary

IOC: We Want Refugee Athletes at 2016 Olympics

Refugees have never been allowed to go for Olympic gold because they can't represent the countries they've fled from. Now they're going to get their shot, thanks to a decision by the International Olympic Committee to allow "highly qualified" refugees to take part in the Summer Olympics next year in...

Kuwaiti athletes could be forced to compete under neutral flag at Olympics

A top Kuwaiti sports official said his country will be suspended by the International Olympic Committee but expressed hope the matter can be resolved before the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. This marks the second time in five years that Kuwait has been penalized for political interference. The IOC...

IOC: Refugees Eligible To Compete In Olympics For First Time

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UNITED NATIONS -- Highly qualified athletes who are refugees will be allowed to compete in the Olympic Games for the first time, the president of the International Olympic Committee announced Monday. IOC chief Thomas Bach made the announcement to the U.N. Show More Summary

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