IOC News

International Olympics Committee approves exclusion of boxing body from Tokyo 2020 Games

The IOC voted unanimously to implement a recommendation of its executive board to oust troubled AIBA from the Tokyo 2020 Games over issues surrounding its finances and governance and suspend the body until the issues are resolved.

Rerouting road to Tokyo: IOC changes qualification processs

This year's World Championship will not be considered a qualifier nor will there be any slots available through World Series of Boxing or AIBA Open Boxing.


IOC inaugurates new headquarters as 2026 Games vote looms

Built at a cost of about 130 million euros, the modern glass and steel structure of the The Olympic House at Laussane, Switzerland has a solar-panelled roof.

IOC lifts restrictions imposed on India with regards to hosting international events

The IOC had decided to "suspend all discussions" with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup held in New Delhi in February this year.

Keep thawing

Government’s assurance to IOC on visas to athletes from other countries is enormously welcome.

Now India will grant visas for sportspersons from all countries, including Pakistan

In February, India was on the verge of isolation after a three-member Pakistani team was refused visas for the shooting World Cup in Delhi.


German athletes score advertising win over IOC for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

German athletes and their sponsors scored a major victory over the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday, earning more possibilities to advertise during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics following an easing of restrictions.

With over five billion viewers, clock ticking for Olympics broadcasters

Over five billion viewers tuned in for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as opposed to 3.4 billion for this year's football World Cup in Russia.

Powerful Sheikh Ahmad temporarily leaves IOC roles

The IOC said its ethics chief had been informed of the Sheikh's temporary departure from his positions on the committee.

Why the gloves are off between the IOC and AIBA

Financial and governance issues have been a bone of contention between the Olympic body and the international boxing federation of late. In the run-up to the AIBA polls, the background of the president-in-waiting is turning into a flashpoint.