Friday, Dec 02, 2022

International Olympic Committee


50 years on, Germany remembers Israel's 1972 Munich Games victims

September 05, 2022 8:44 pm

Eleven Israelis, a German policeman as well as five of the Palestinian gunmen died after a stand-off at the Olympic village and the nearby Fuerstenfeldbruck airfield, as rescue efforts erupted into gunfire .

Germany may consider Games bid after multi-sport Munich event

August 17, 2022 2:11 pm

Weikert said the DOSB will not propose a specific city but draw up a plan that will need to be followed in order for one candidate to eventually emerge from this domestic process.

Triathlon lets transgender women compete under tighter rules

August 04, 2022 2:25 pm

riathlon's policy of requiring transgender athletes to show a lower maximum level of testosterone — 2.5 nanomoles per liter — maintained for at least two years is in line with cycling's rules announced in June.

Even as India’s sports federations are run abysmally, athletes perform well

July 25, 2022 3:13 am

The federations must set their house in order to remain relevant.

Russia says ‘happy to help’ India bid for 2036 Olympics

June 24, 2022 7:32 am

Russia's Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin said his country’s “specialists will be happy to help in organising the Olympic Games in India”.

Hockey joins raft of sports reviewing transgender policy

June 22, 2022 2:57 pm

The International Hockey Federation (IHF) will review their policy on the involvement of transgender athletes in women's sport.

Tokyo closes books on costly, pandemic-delayed Olympics Tokyo

June 21, 2022 3:51 pm

Organizers of last year's COVID-delayed Tokyo Olympics were expected to place the final cost of the Games at 1.42 trillion yen, about twice what was forecast when the IOC awarded them in 2013.

Life ban for weightlifting president Tamás Aján for doping cover-ups

June 16, 2022 10:03 pm

The former Olympic official Tamás Aján of Hungary was found guilty of charges relating to tampering, fraudulent conduct and complicity in covering-up years of doping cases.

IOC urges Olympic teams to ask for Chinese vaccines

September 17, 2021 5:06 pm

The IOC first announced a vaccine roll-out program with Chinese authorities for athletes and officials in March.

Explained: Could India host the Olympics in 2036 or beyond?

September 02, 2021 12:32 pm

India has often expressed a desire to host the Olympics, but never made it far in the process. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has said in the past that it wants to host the Asian Games, Youth Olympics and the Summer Olympics over the next decade and a half.


IOC calls for IAAF action over doping claims in Russian athletics

November 12, 2015 3:56 pm

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has called for disciplinary procedures to be initiated against athletes found to have violated doping laws.