While 2024 Summer Games the likely target, 2026 Winter Games bid not impossible Few International Olympic Committee meetings will have more of an impact on the future of the Olympics than the session that is to take place this September in Buenos Aires.
The International Olympics Committee (IOC) is attempting to quell fears tha the "homosexual propaganda" law recently passed by the Russian State Duma will be used to target LGBT Olympians at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Gay Star News...
“The IOC is an open organization and athletes of all orientations will be welcome at the Games,” says a spokesman for The International Olympic Committee. read more
Russian Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov has assured the international wrestling federation his organization will continue to campaign for wrestling’s reinstitution as an Olympic sport.
There?s some debate as to whether certain professional sports leagues are actually interested in catching players using performance enhancing drugs, but when it comes to the International Olympic Committee, there is no debate at all....Show More Summary
When you gotta test, you gotta test. Just ask Lindsey Vonn. The International Olympic Committee’s urine-obtainers interrupted the skier’s appearance at the CFDA Awards on Monday night, the New York Post reports. Testers for the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency phoned her … Continue reading ?
According to a report from the New York Post, Olympic skier and drunk Tiger Woods wrangler Lindsey Vonn was ambushed by drug testers from the International Olympic Committee while at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards (sounds made up), and was forced to take a drug test on the spot. Read more...
Lindsey Vonn had to hike up her custom Cynthia Rowley gown in the middle of Monday night’s CFDA Awards and provide a urine sample for International Olympic Committee drug testers. According to the Post, Vonn got the call on her cell phone and Rowley ushered the IOC into Alice Tulley Hall. ... More »
With all the performance-enhancing drugs out there these days, the International Olympic Committee is working overtime to make sure athletes stay on the straight-and-narrow, including Lindsey Vonn. The 28-year-old skier submitted toShow More Summary
World champion skier Lindsey Vonn had to take a mandatory drug test from the International Olympic Committee right in the middle of Monday's "Fashion Oscars," Page Six reports. Vonn was at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards in New York City when she got a call from the IOC on her cellphone. Show More Summary
The International Olympic Committee's Executive Board shortlisted wrestling last week as one of three finalists for inclusion in the 2020 Games. Chris Parisi continues to follow the sport's road back to the Olympics.
The presentation of the medals took place in St Petersburg, Russia, in the presence of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission Chairman Jean-Claude Killy and Sochi 2014 President Dmitry Chernyshenko. The event followed...Show More Summary
(Photo courtesy of Wrestlingisbest.tumblr) Not to get your hopes up too much, Nation, but in a vote held yesterday in St. Petersburg, Russia, the IOC (International Olympic Committee) recommended three sports for inclusion in the 2020...Show More Summary
It’s not often there’s a lot of good to say about the International Olympic Committee, it’s basically a group that’s out to protect its own interest, maximize profits and it’s turned the Games into a spectacle few cities in the...
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board voted earlier this year to have amateur wrestling cut from future games in an effort to overhaul the entire program, focusing on "popularity, finances, tickets sold and governance." Then...Show More Summary
The International Olympic Committee was foolish to expect wrestling to go down without a fight. Three months after being swept from the 2020 Olympic slate, wrestling took an important step towards reinstatement Tuesday, according to ESPN. Show More Summary
Wrestling, baseball and squash have been put on the shortlist for the sole remaining place at the 2020 Olympics, International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge said Wednesday.
Before football ever can become an Olympic sport, the International Olympic Committee must recognize it. The IOC isn’t presently inclined to do so. According to Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com, the IOC has rejected the International Federation of American Football’s initial application for recognition. Folks from the IFAF will meet with representatives from the IOC within…
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The ceremony was attended by Gunilla Lindberg, Chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for PyeongChang 2018; Jin-sun Kim, the President of POCOG; Jinryong Yoo, the Republic of Korea’s Minister ofShow More Summary