International Olympic Committee

IOC VP: Chinese human rights not a concern before 2022 Games

Human rights groups representing minorities in China, including Uyghurs, Tibetans, and others have been demanding individual countries and broadcasters boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

published on : 14th October 2021

Kirsty Coventry to chair IOC Coordination Commission for Brisbane 2032

Sixty-six per cent of the Brisbane 2032 Coordination Commission members are women, with the number of female chairs of IOC Commissions now 12 out of 30.

published on : 7th October 2021

IOC urges Olympic teams to ask for Chinese vaccines

Chinese vaccines were bought by the IOC and also made available for delegations heading to the Tokyo Olympics from countries that had approved them for use.

published on : 17th September 2021

IOC restates deepest concerns to International Boxing Association in recent letter

Based on the Terms of Reference for both experts, it seems that there is an overlap regarding the present AIBA's governance.

published on : 15th September 2021

Broadcasters urged to cancel plans to cover Beijing Winter Olympics

An open letter from rights groups representing minorities in China, including Uyghurs, Tibetans, and others said the broadcasters risk "being complicit" in "worsening human rights abuses" in China.

published on : 8th September 2021

Tokyo 2020 chief Seiko Hashimoto expresses condolences over passing of ex-IOC President Jacques Rogge

A life-long sports fan and an accomplished athlete, Jacques Rogge was a Belgian rugby champion and represented his country.

published on : 30th August 2021

Jacques Rogge, IOC president for 12 years, dies at 79

A three-time Olympian in sailing, Rogge earned praise for bringing a steady hand to the often turbulent world of Olympic politics.

published on : 30th August 2021

India among aspiring hosts for Olympics in 2036 and beyond: IOC chief Thomas Bach

India is among the aspirants for hosting the Olympics in 2036 and beyond, Thomas Bach, the President of IOC, has said.

published on : 25th August 2021

Successful Tokyo Olympics gave confidence to entire world, says IOC chief Thomas Bach

Thomas Bach, the President of the IOC said that the Tokyo Games were held successfully and it gave hope to the entire world.

published on : 8th August 2021

International Olympic Committee gets more power to removes sports

The IOC can now remove a sport if its governing body does not comply with a decision made by the Olympic body's executive board.

published on : 8th August 2021

Wins, losses and a whole lot of improve: How Tokyo Olympics has been the most off-script Games

Cascading resignations - due to everything from financial corruption to bullying to sexual harassment - plagued the organizing committee.

published on : 8th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Deepak Punia's coach Murad Gaidarov's accreditation terminated by IOC

Rajeev Mehta confirmed that there was a complaint made against coach Murad Gaidarov and they have got the email from IOC about his accreditation termination.

published on : 6th August 2021

IOC to grill Belarus team officials as sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya boards Vienna flight

After Tsimanouskaya criticized the management of her team on social media, she says officials hustled her to the airport and trying to put her on a plane back to Belarus.

published on : 4th August 2021

No plans to merge China, Hong Kong Olympic committees: IOC

Mark Adams stated there were currently no plans to merge the Olympic committees of China and Hong Kong.

published on : 30th July 2021

'It's a shame': Players, coaches criticize IOC dropping softball as sexist

Perhaps it is time for them to turn to the courts, much like the women on the U.S. national soccer team have done in their effort to secure equal pay from the U.S. Soccer Federation.

published on : 28th July 2021
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