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.
The International Olympic Committee will act with "zero tolerance" should allegations of widespread doping in athletics be proven.
Flying disc sports, including Ultimate Frisbee, are officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Last week, the International Olympic Committee gathered in Malaysia to vote on the host city for the 2022 Winter Games (Beijing, a city that has no snow, but that’s a story for another day). But the meeting that was officially deemed...Show More Summary
The World Health Organization has asked the International Olympic Committee to run new tests on Rio’s waterways after an Associated Press investigation declared them potentially dangerous to athletes because of their high pollution levels, the AP reports. The request came in conjunction with an announcement from the governing body of world sailing that said it, too, […]
The International Olympic Committee denies the Tokyo 2020 emblem infringes the copyright of a Belgian theatre logo.
Beijing was awarded the 2022 winter Olympics on Friday, beating Kazakhstan’s Almaty in an International Olympic Committee vote to become the first city to have won both summer and winter editions of the world’s biggest multi-sports event. The Chinese capital confirmed their favourites tag, coming out on top only seven years after hosting the summer […]
Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) selected Beijing as the host city for the 2022 Winter Games, creating an opportunity for China to present to the world a picture of the diversity of thought, opinion and people within the country.
The International Olympic Committee announced that the Chinese capital will be home to the games in 2022. Our condolences.
A history-making decision announced today by the International Olympic Committee to award hosting rights for the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing has drawn outrage from human rights activists. The decision, announced today, will make Beijing, where the 2008 Summer Olympics...
Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Friday. And the bi
Eighteen months ago, no one gave Beijing much of a chance to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. But by the time the International Olympic Committee made its selection on Friday, the Chinese capital had become the clear favorite.
The International Olympic Committee decided to give Beijing another chance to host an international sporting bonanza in 2022, making the Chinese city the first to host both a Summer and Winter Olympics. In 2008, Beijing hosted the Summer Olympics; in 2022, it will try its hand at the Winter version. “Summer or Winter Games,... More »