international olympic committee

IOC continues to recognise Narinder Batra as IOA president

The International Olympic Committee said that it is monitoring the issue and had been repeatedly asking all parties to act responsibly.

published on : 2nd June 2022

IOC launches Olympic Values Education Programme in India

The OVEP is a practical set of resources designed by the IOC to introduce young people to the Olympic values of excellence, respect and friendship.

published on : 24th May 2022

International Olympic Committee member Alex Gilady of Israel dies at 79

Alex Gilady, who also served as a senior vice president of NBC Sports, died at a hospital in London from cancer late on Thursday.

published on : 14th April 2022

Paris Olympics: Boxing events for men reduced, changes also in weightlifting and shooting

While the preceding Tokyo Games had eight events for men and five for women, in Paris there will be seven events for the male pugilists and six for the females.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Abhinav Bindra backs IOC decision to ban Russian athletes

India's gold medallist in the 2008 Beijing Olympics Abhinav Bindra, who is a member of the IOC Athletes' Commission, supports the decision.

published on : 5th March 2022

FIA allows Russian drivers to compete, but in neutral capacity and under its flag

An updated version of the different FIA International Calendars will be presented to the WMSC meeting in Bahrain for approval.

published on : 2nd March 2022

IOC action OK, but needs consistency

On Monday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) urged sports federations across the globe to shut the door on Russian and Belarusian participation across all events, be it athletes or officials.

published on : 2nd March 2022

India trying to 'avoid' Belarus in football friendly amid Russia-Ukraine conflict

India were to take on Bahrain on March 23 and efforts are on to replace Belarus with another country for the March 26 game in Manama amid a global sporting boycott of Russia and Belarus.

published on : 2nd March 2022

This is just the beginning, says Sachin Tendulkar as Mumbai set to host 2023 IOC session

Sachin's remarks came after India on Saturday won the right to host the 2023 International Olympic Committee's (IOC) session in Mumbai.

published on : 19th February 2022

Mumbai elected to host IOC session in 2023; Jio World Covention Centre to be venue

India will host the session for the first time since 1983.

published on : 19th February 2022

Kamila Valieva case boosts drive to raise age limit at Olympics

Some skaters think it's time to ask another: Should a 15-year-old be in the Olympics at all?

published on : 18th February 2022

Valieva tumbles out of the medals in Olympic figure skating

Heavily favored Russian teen Kamila Valieva fell twice and had two other big mistakes in her free skate on Feb 17, dropping to fourth place.

published on : 18th February 2022

Court cites lab delay in ruling allowing Kamila Valieva to skate

Valieva’s positive test for a heart medication was only revealed during the Olympics despite her urine sample arriving at the Stockholm lab on Dec. 29.

published on : 18th February 2022

Russian skater Kamila Valieva blames grandfather's medicine for dope test fail

IOC member Denis Oswald says part of the 15-year-old's defense is “contamination which happened with a product her grandfather was taking.”

published on : 15th February 2022

Russian skater Kamila Valieva cleared to compete at Winter Olympics after failing drug test

The Court of Arbitration for Sport gave her a favorable decision in part because she is a minor, known in Olympic jargon as a “protected person," and is subject to different rules from an adult.

published on : 14th February 2022
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