International Olympic Committee

IOC rejects Kuwait appeal

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected a call by the Kuwaiti government to temporarily lift a 14-month sports ban while the Gulf State amends a controversial law.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

Baki gets wild card for Rio

The International Olympic Committee yesterday granted a 'wild card' for shooter Abdullah Hel Baki for the upcoming Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 to 21.

October 27, 2015
October 27, 2015

Sachin and Shane want cricket at Olympics

All-time greats Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar have called for Twenty20 cricket to become an Olympic sport.