3 Mar 2020
The International Olympic Committee said Tuesday it was busy with preparations for a "successful" Summer Games in Tokyo in less than five months and at a time when the coronavirus outbreak is widening.
15 Nov 2019
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare broke a 10-year jinx when he led an international delegation with the President of the International Olympics Committee (IOC), Dr. Thomas Bach...
1 Nov 2019
A well-known Japanese politician has called on Olympic chief, Thomas Bach, to move the Tokyo 2020 golf tournaments somewhere cooler, saying that keeping them in their planned location would be irresponsible because of the heat, reports Reuters.
18 Sep 2019
Youth and Sports Minister, Sunday Dare has urged the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) to help Nigeria in achieving its capacity building programme.
1 Sep 2018
Indonesia unveiled surprise plans to bid for the 2032 Olympics on Saturday as it rides high from its successful staging of the Asian Games. President Joko Widodo revealed Indonesia's intentions after talks with Olympics chief Thomas Bach and Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, head of the Olympic Council of Asia. The announcement came on the penultimate…
4 Feb 2018
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...
4 Feb 2018
A decision by sport's top court to lift life bans for doping of 28 Russian athletes was "extremely disappointing and surprising", IOC chief Thomas Bach said Sunday.
6 Dec 2017
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.
24 Dec 2016
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has opened disciplinary proceedings against 28 Russian athletes who competed at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
25 Sep 2016
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said Sunday he wants governments to do more to combat drugs in sport following the Russian doping scandal that rocked the buildup to the Rio Olympics.
22 Aug 2016
Detained former Olympic Council of Ireland chief, Pat Hickey, will appear before a Brazilian judge today as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales, IOC president Thomas Bach has said.
3 Aug 2016
The Olympic movement struggled to douse mounting wrangling over the Russia doping scandal as football prepared to launch the Rio Games on Wednesday.