International Olympic Committee
IOC to appeal against CAS decision to lift Russian doping bans
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Thursday that it will appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal against the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to lift doping bans on 28 Russians. A few days before the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, CAS ruled that there was "insufficient" evidence that the athletes…
'Extremely worried' Olympics body threatens to expel boxing
The International Olympic Committee threatened to axe boxing from the Tokyo 2020 Games on Sunday as it opened an investigation into the sport's controversial governing...
Documents reveal Africa gave 2016 Olympic, Paralympic Games to Brazil
New documents released in Brazil have revealed how officials working for Rio 2016 lobbied in Africa in the late stages of their successful bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Team Nigeria in coat of many colours
They say they are determined to win laurels for the country. Everyday they step out of their hostels at the Games Village to train and get ready for their events, which come thick and fast.
Olympics: From Olympia to Rio
From the plains of Olympia in Greece to Mount Olivet, in Kentucky; from the shorelines of Oviedo, to the favelas of Rio, the attention of the world would be temporarily shifted – from August 5 to August 21 – to different sports centres scattered across Brazil where the world’s biggest sports meet would be taking place.
Olympic committee clears all 11 Russian boxers to compete
All 11 Russian boxers who qualified for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been given the all clear to compete at the Games following confirmation from the IOC, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) said yesterday.
Olympic chiefs struggle to contain Russia doping controversy
The Olympic movement struggled to douse mounting wrangling over the Russia doping scandal as football prepared to launch the Rio Games on Wednesday.
IOC decides against blanket doping ban for Russia
The International Olympic Committee on Sunday ordered individual sports federations to decide whether Russian competitors should take part in the Rio Games after failing to agree on a complete ban over Russia's state-run doping.
IOC faces historic call on Russia Rio ban
The International Olympic Committee held showdown talks Sunday on whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over state-run doping, an unprecedented decision that could spark the Olympic movement's worst crisis in decades.