The International Olympic Committee took the unprecedented step of announcing the 2024 and 2028 Olympic host cities (Paris and LA), because both cities were bidding unopposed, and LA had to be bribed with a $1.8B "grant" from the IOC to agree to host the games. (more…)
By Suzie Fox on SwimSwam Dick Pound, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President is concerned by the lack of action by IOC President Thomas Bach against Carlos Arthur Nuzman, president of the Comitê Olímpico do Brasil, (COB) for payment for Olympic venue votes. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Pound Frustrated With IOC Inaction Toward COB
To the editor: Los Angeles did not win the bidding for the 2028 Summer Olympics; it lost the bidding for 2024. With all the other cities realizing fiscal prudence and withdrawing their bids, the International Olympic Committee was scared that no city would be foolish enough to bid for 2028. (“LA...
OLYMPICS LIMA, Peru (AP) — The raw feelings created by the Russian doping scandal spilled onto the floor and into the hallways of the International Olympic Committee meetings, with less … Click to Continue »
The president of the International Olympic Committee says he remains confident the Winter Games will go on as scheduled in South Korea despite growing tensions, including North Korea's ballistic missile … Click to Continue »
The raw feelings created by the Russian doping scandal spilled onto the floor and into the hallways of the International Olympic Committee meetings Friday, with less than five months until … Click to Continue »
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam The International Olympic Committee (IOC) elected a new Chair, and elected or re-elected four members of its Ethics Commission during the IOC Session today, following a proposal by its Executive Board in July. Read the full story on SwimSwam: IOC Elects Former UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon To Head Ethics Commission
Details of alleged vote-buying schemes during Tokyo, Rio campaigns mar International Olympic Committee's celebration of Paris, Los Angeles
Lausanne, Switzerland, September 14, 2017 - It was officially announced yesterday at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Lima that Paris will host the 2024 Olympic Games and Los Angeles will host the 2028 Olympic Ga...
The decision to award the 2024 and 2028 games simultaneously is a first for the International Olympic Committee and the result of a trying bidding process.
The International Olympic Committee named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics on Wednesday, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body. Loud applause rang out at the Lima Convention Centre shortly after the IOC membership voted...
Calling it a “win-win-win” situation, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach officially awarded the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games to Paris and Los Angeles, respectively, at the IOC Session in Lima, Peru, on Wednesday. Congratulations...Show More Summary
This was one of those rare Olympic moments where everyone walked away a winner. Paris for 2024. Los Angeles for 2028. And the International Olympic Committee for transforming an unruly bidding process to lock down its future by choosing not one, but two Summer Olympics hosts at the same time....
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam The International Olympic Committee has officially selected the host cities for both of the next two Summer Olympics, naming Paris to host 2024 and Los Angeles to host 2028. Read the full story on SwimSwam: IOC Awards Paris 2024, Los Angeles 2028 Olympics
This was one of those rare Olympic moments where everyone walked away a winner. Paris for 2024. Los Angeles for 2028. And the International Olympic Committee for transforming an unruly … Click to Continue »
LIMA (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday awarded the 2024 summer Olympic Games to Paris and the 2028 edition to Los Angeles following a vote in the Peruvian capital. Read moreking Blogs | Comments
Traffic is gonna be soooo bad. The International Olympic Committee has officially announced what was all expected... the 2028 Olympic Games will go down in Los Angeles. Several high-powered celebs were part of the campaign to get ...
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has shortened the oaths taken by athletes, coaches and officials during the Olympic opening ceremonies. The change will take effect at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Read the full story on SwimSwam: IOC Modifies Athlete Oaths In Advance of Winter Olympics
Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) selected Los Angeles, one of the most LGBTQ-inclusive cities in the nation, as the host city for the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. Los Angeles has earned a score of 100 on every...Show More Summary
Paris and Los Angeles are named as hosts of the 2024 and 2028 Olympics respectively by the International Olympic Committee.