LGBT and human rights advocates have called the International Olympic Committee’s attempt to amend it’s Charter to include protections based on sexual orientation “fluff” as the committee continues to award hosting rights to countries with poor civil… The post Critics Call International Olympic Committee’s Anti-Discrimination Efforts ‘Fluff’ appeared first on Towleroad.
Newly elected IAAF president Lord Coe is a future chief of the International Olympic Committee, says Baroness Grey-Thompson.
NEW YORK — This was one day recently after Ultimate Frisbee had been officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee and I was driving with my son James to a summer league Ultimate game at SUNY Purchase. We had developed a nice little summer routine where the two of us swam in our friend’s pool for a few hours, […]
The International Olympic Committee won’t test the water at the aquatic venues for next year’s Rio Olympics despite the fact that the sewage-filled water has been proven to be laden with viruses. World Health Organization guidelines recommend only bacterial testing and that’s good enough for the IOC, according to Olympic Games Executive Director Christophe Dubi, […]
Following in the grand tradition of pre-Olympic fuck-ups, the International Olympic Committee and 2016 Summer Olympics host city Rio de Janeiro have teamed up to bring us the summer games’ first big problem: shit water. Read more...
The International Olympic Committee says Rio can deliver an "outstanding" Olympics but plays down water quality concerns.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today officially invited the world’s athletes to take part in South America’s first ever Olympic Games. It marks exactly one year to go until the opening of the Olympic Games...Show More Summary
The International Olympic Committee decides not to test the city's waterways for viruses ahead of the 2016 games, despite AP report
Carrard, a former International Olympic Committee leader, will lead a team of 12 officials picked by the six soccer continental confederations, plus two chosen by World Cup sponsors.
Former International Olympic Committee director-general Francois Carrard is appointed head of Fifa's reform taskforce.
FIFA appointed former International Olympic Committee (IOC) director general Francois Carrard to lead the embattled organization’s reform committee.
American swimmer Katie Ledecky has become so dominant that the only opponent standing in her way these days is the International Olympic Committee. At the just-completed FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Ledecky turned in the most impressive performance in a pool since Michael Phelps won eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Show More Summary
Ultimate Frisbee, the game that filmmakers are probably contractually obligated to show during movies set on college campuses, was recognized as a sport by the International Olympic Committee this weekend. The World Flying Disc Federation, which also governs disc golf and Guts Frisbee, called the moment an "incredible milestone" on its 30th... More »
Ultimate Frisbee could be played at future Olympic Games after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognized ‘flying disc sports’ on Sunday. The World Flying Disc Federation, Frisbee’s international governing body, was granted “full recognition” by the IOC during a meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Sunday. Show More Summary
South Sudan became the 206th country to join the Olympic family in an emotional ceremony on Sunday and will compete under its flag for the first time in the Olympic Games in Rio next year. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) approved...Show More Summary
The International Olympic Committee officially recognized the governing body of disc sports, like Ultimate Frisbee, last week, a move that helps the sport take a step toward possible inclusion in Olympic competition. “This is an incredible milestone in the 30-year history of WFDF [the World Flying Disc Federation] and a further important step for our […]
The International Olympic Committee on Monday wrapped up a busy session that saw a host selected for the 2022 Winter Games, a shake-up in the bidding process and discussions about renewed doping concerns.
LONDON — Ultimate Frisbee could be coming to the Olympics. Flying disc sports, including Ultimate Frisbee (or Ultimate), Disc Golf and Freestyle, have just been recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). See also: Awkward...Show More Summary
Sepp Blatter decided not to run for re-election as a member of the International Olympic Committee on Monday, bringing his 16-year term with the IOC to a close.