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Young Ambassadors spread the word about #sport4betterworld

Responding to a call to action from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Young Ambassadors found creative ways to engage with their communities through projects on the ground, by collaborating with their National Olympic Committees (NOCs), or via social media. Show More Summary

IOC launches Consultants Register for Olympic Games 2024 Bid Process

All consultants wishing to participate in or support a candidature for the Olympic Games must be entered in the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Register of Consultants list for the city concerned. Entry in the Register is a prerequisite...Show More Summary

NSAC would make Anderson Silva's test results available, no comment on 2016 Olympics

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has no say in whether or not Anderson Silva competes in the 2016 Olympics, but it would make the ex-champ’s testing results available to the International Olympic Committee or U.S. Anti-Doping Agency if asked to provide (...)

First International Forum for Sports Integrity adopts roadmap for future action to protect clean athletes

Another Olympic Agenda 2020 recommendation was implemented today when the International Forum for Sports Integrity (IFSI) met for the first time in Lausanne at the initiative of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Coinciding with...Show More Summary

IOC President launches festivities marking the IOC’s 100 years in Lausanne

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is today marking 100 years of its presence in Lausanne. On 10 April 1915, Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic Movement, decided in agreement with the City to establish...Show More Summary

Hoist a cold one: $18 mill taking chill out of USOC - IOC relationship

To paraphrase a famous utterance, the financial agreement announced Thursday between the U.S. Olympic Committee and the International is a small step in settling account ledgers and a giant leap in getting past the idea that this was more about...

Dow deal could improve chemistry between U.S. and International Olympic committees

The announcement coming Friday in New York about the newest International Olympic Committee global sponsor should be a big part of helping the U.S. Olympic Committee resolve its ongoing problems with the IOC over global sponsorship money. The new sponsor...

Heard in the Hutong: How Beijing Residents Feel About the City’s 2022 Winter Olympics Bid

Will China’s smoggy capital be picked to host the 2022 Winter Olympics? Inspectors from the International Olympic Committee recently wrapped up a visit to evaluate Beijing’s joint bid with the nearby city of Zhangjiakou. CompetitionShow More Summary

IOC President Thomas Bach to be paid $243,000 this year

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

As part of its promise to become more transparent, the International Olympic Committee disclosed Thursday that its leader will receive an annual payment of $243,000.

Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf!

3 weeks agoSports : Slate: Sports

Last week the International Olympic Committee passed a package of sweeping reforms, including allowing multiple cities, or even multiple countries, to share hosting duties. From a sports perspective, the most significant move was toShow More Summary

Beijing given thumbs up by IOC for 2022 Winter Olympic bid

3 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Beijing is capable of hosting a successful Winter Olympic Games, a top official from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said yesterday. [ more › ]

Boston Olympic backers say won't make bid without public support

last monthNews : The Newsroom

The organizers for Boston's campaign to host the 2024 Olympic Games on Monday said they would not make a final bid to the International Olympic Committee unless a majority of Massachusetts residents support the idea. The vow, which came...Show More Summary

IOC to re-test hundreds of doping samples from 2008 Beijing Olympics

The International Olympics Committee announced plans on Wednesday to re-test hundreds of doping samples from the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. “Even if it’s five or 10 years later, it’s really an important thing to do,” IOC medical director Richard Budgett told the Associated Press. “It’s not ideal. You want to do it as close […]

International Sports Associations Caught Between $ Signs and Human Rights Ideals

A just published study highlights how commerce and glitz are reinforcing support for autocracy by international sports associations and undermining the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) newly found resolve to hold potential host...Show More Summary

Photos of the abandoned Olympic Village built for the 1936 games in Nazi Germany will give you chills

The 1936 Berlin Olympics are shrouded in myth and tragedy. The International Olympic Committee granted Germany's capital city the right to host in 1931, just as Adolf Hitler was rising to power. By the time the games rolled around, the oppressive Nuremberg laws were in effect, and the Olympic flag hung alongside banners bearing the swastika. Show More Summary

Olympics Committee Forces Oregon Restaurant To Change Its Name

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The next Olympic games may be more than a year away but that's not stopping the International Olympic Committee from forcing a business -- located nowhere near any upcoming Olympic site and with more than a half-decade of uncontested use -- to change its name. Show More Summary

Brazilian President pledges 'total commitment' to Olympic Games in Rio 2016

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach held extensive talks with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia on Tuesday. President Rousseff again pledged full support for the Games from 'every level and ministry ofShow More Summary

International Olympic Committee working with NOCs to fight Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

Working with the IOC, the NOCs of Guinea and Liberia have both implemented projects aimed at making use of the reach and influence of the sports community, and particularly local athletes, to help raise awareness among the populations concerned and offer concrete assistance. The Liberian NOC has opted for a multiple approach. Show More Summary

Olympic officials report progress on 2016 Summer Games

International Olympic Committee inspectors have found "solid progress" in the oft-troubled and disorganized preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.

Mario Vázquez Raña, Publisher and Olympic Movement Power, Dies at 82

Mr. Vázquez Raña, a Mexican newspaper magnate, was for many years one of the most powerful players on the International Olympic Committee.

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