IOC

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

Justice for American Olympian after 110 years

American athlete Jim Thorpe is to be given sole credit for his 1912 gold medals, more than a century after he was stripped of them, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Friday.

September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017

Paris, LA confirmed as Olympic hosts

The International Olympic Committee names Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017

Phelps frustrated by Rio doping fears

US swimming legend Michael Phelps has spoken of his frustration at the possibility rivals were using drugs at last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

January 2, 2017
January 2, 2017

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.

August 6, 2016
August 6, 2016

Jeers for Brazil president dampen Olympic joy

The Maracana stadium erupts in jeers as Brazil's unpopular interim president Michel Temer opens the Rio Olympics and the hostility spreads far beyond the sports venue.

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

IOC chief slams WADA

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach demands a sweeping overhaul of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as Russian appeals against bans mounted just three days from the opening of the Rio Games.

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

Bach slams contemptuous doping

Russian appeals against Olympic bans are piling up as IOC president Thomas Bach slams what he calls the "contemptuous" doping system blamed on the Moscow government.

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

Two Russian swimmers cleared

Russian swimmers Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev have been cleared to compete at the Rio Olympics, their representatives said Tuesday, though there was no official confirmation.

August 2, 2016
August 2, 2016

CAS races to hear cases

The international sports tribunal will decide appeals by Russian athletes against their ban from the Rio Olympics with the opening ceremony just four days away.

August 1, 2016
August 1, 2016

IOC to have final say on Russian athletes

The International Olympic Committee says a three-member panel will make the "final decision" on which Russian athletes can compete in the Rio Games.