International Olympic Committee
'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...
Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics over doping
Russia was banned Tuesday from the 2018 Winter Games by the International Olympic Committee over its state-orchestrated doping programme, but clean Russian athletes will be allowed to compete under an Olympic flag.
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 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.
Sport divided as Russia escapes blanket doping ban
The International Olympic Committee's decision not to ban Russia from the Rio Games over state-run doping left international sports leaders divided on Monday, less than two weeks before the opening ceremony.
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.
IOC meet to focus on 'clean' athletes, anti-doping fight
IOC president Thomas Bach opened the Olympic summit on Tuesday with the focus on protecting clean athletes and ramping up the anti-doping fight ahead of August's Rio Olympics.