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Mid-July Briefings Set For 2024 Olympic Candidate Cities

By Luke Ryan on SwimSwam The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that they will hold executive board meetings and candidate city briefings from July... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Mid-July Briefings Set For 2024 Olympic Candidate Cities

IOC could announce 2024/2028 decision next month

The likelihood of the International Olympic Committee awarding both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games later this year continued to gain momentum Friday. In the clearest sign yet that Los Angeles could be assured in the coming months of hosting a third Olympic Games, the IOC announced that a working group studying the 2024/2028 issues […]

WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports

The World Anti-Doping Agency has approved fast-tracking new rules that would allow for sanctions of national Olympic committees and international sports federations in much the same way athletes are penalized for violating anti-doping rules        

USOC paid its way back into bidding game; LA could benefit

Tucked into the more than $257 million the USOC spent in 2016 was a $10 million payment to the International Olympic Committee designed to give the United States a better chance of hosting an Olympics someday _ possibly in Los Angeles in 2024        

IOC Evaluation Committee Visit To Los Angeles A Success

By Luke Ryan on SwimSwam The International Olympic Committee just finished the first of their two 2024 Olympic Games candidate city evaluation visits in Los... Read the full story on SwimSwam: IOC Evaluation Committee Visit To Los Angeles A Success

IOC evaluation commission kicks off Paris visit

The IOC evaluation commission has started its three-day visit to Paris to assess the French capital city's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games. International Olympic Committee members were in … Click to Continue »

IOC visit to L.A. could have benefited from a bit more transparency

Los Angeles took a big step forward last week in the race to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Bid leaders spent the better part of four days wooing International Olympic Committee delegates sent to assess the city. By all accounts, it went swimmingly. “This visit has certainly confirmed our opinion...

IOC could provide update soon on possibility of awarding both 2024 and 2028 Olympics this year

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman said local officials could receive an update as early as this month on an International Olympic Committee study on whether to award both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games later this summer. A working group made up of the IOC’s four vice presidents since March has […]

LA 2024: Los Angeles’ vision for the 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles will soon be pitching a bright and colorful vision for the 2024 Olympics to representatives of the International Olympic Committee.

LA mayor opens door slightly to 2028 Games if 2024 is no go

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has opened the door slightly to considering hosting the 2028 Olympics if the city isn't awarded its first choice of 2024. The International Olympic Committee's … Click to Continue »

L.A., USOC officials tell IOC they’re ready to provide ‘transformative’ Games in 2024

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles 2024 and U.S. Olympic Committee officials told the International Olympic Committee evaluation commission Wednesday morning that over the next three days they will lay out plans for a 2024 Games in Southern California that will transform the Olympic movement. The IOC commission formally opened three days of meetings with LA […]

Olympic officials begin three-day evaluation of Los Angeles' 2024 bid

Gathering in a conference room at a downtown hotel, International Olympic Committee officials began their three-day evaluation of Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Summer Games. The members of the IOC’s evaluation commission are scheduled to hear a full day of presentations from L.A. bid leaders on...

Paris Olympic bid believes Macron's victory will be a boost

Paris Olympic bid leaders believe they have found a strong ally in France's new president, Emmanuel Macron. As they get ready for an International Olympic Committee inspection panel visit later … Click to Continue »

Los Angeles pitches its bid for 2024 to IOC evaluation commission

A team of International Olympic Committee experts will spend three days in LA and Paris        

A new Olympics reality: Fewer cities want to host the Games

As the International Olympic Committee embarks this week on tours of the two cities competing to host the 2024 Olympics, there’s growing sentiment that a consolation prize will be looming. To the victor: the 2024 Summer Games. And to the runner-up: Wait four years and host the 2028 Olympics. While the arrangement could be viewed [...]

Los Angeles could land Olympic Games, but which year?

Los Angeles leaders this week are trying to sell their plan for the 2024 Olympics to visiting members of the International Olympic Committee        

As IOC prepares to tour L.A., proposal to name 2024, 2028 Olympic host cities simultaneously dominates discussion

The International Olympic Committee’s 2024 host city evaluation committee will spend the next four days in Los Angeles. In between touring proposed venues for a third Los Angeles Olympic Games and meeting with LA 2024 and city officials, the IOC committee will sit in on a taping of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and catch a Dodgers […]

Morocco's Olympic icon opens Board of Administration meeting

3 weeks agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Marrakesh, Morocco, May 4, 2017 – Morocco’s noted Olympic gold medallist and Vice-President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Nawal El Moutawakel opened the FIVB’s Board of Administration meeting on Thursday, encouraging members to make bold decisions that will take the sport of volleyball to new heights. 

No smoking law; public says not just for Olympics, not just for Tokyo

With Tokyo Olympics coming up, one of the hot topics is that the International Olympic Committee and the WHO have agreed that they should promote a smoke-free Olympics, in order to protect against second-hand smoke, but with Japan being a bit of a smokers’ paradise and with the government owning a third of Japan Tobacco, […]

John Coates' IOC vice presidency on line in Australian vote

The International Olympic Committee could lose one of its most important and influential officials when vice president John Coates faces the first opposition to his leadership in Australia        

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