International Olympic Committee (IOC)

LAUSANNE: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced Monday that India’s PV Sindhu and Canada’s Michelle Li have been nominated as athlete ambassadors for the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) ‘Believe in Sport’ campaign aimed at preventing competition manipulation.

Pusarla and Li will be working alongside other athlete ambassadors from around the world to raise awareness on the topic of competition manipulation amongst athletes and entourage.

The pair have been global ambassadors for BWF’s ‘i am badminton’ campaign since April 2020.

Apr 28, 2021 20:04
TOKYO: With 86 days left until the opening of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and 118 days left until the opening of the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020), the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan Wednesday agreed on measures to ensure the safe
Apr 28, 2021 19:04
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Tokyo 2020) Wednesday launched the second editions of the Tokyo 2020 Playbooks, with the version for Athletes and Team Officials.
Apr 22, 2021 19:04
LAUSANNE: The Athletes' Commission (AC) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Wednesday received the full support of the IOC executive board (EB) for a set of recommendations in regard to Rule 50 of the Olympic Charter and Athlete Expression at the Olympic Games.  Rule 50 provides a framework to protect the neutrality of sport and the Olympic Games.
Apr 22, 2021 18:04
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will partner with five International Sports Federations (IFs) and game publishers to produce the Olympic Virtual Series (OVS), the first-ever, Olympic-licensed event for physical and non-physical virtual sports.
Mar 11, 2021 18:03
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee has re-elected Thomas Bach for an additional four-year term as IOC president. 
Feb 25, 2021 12:02
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board (EB) Wednesday decided to follow the recommendation of the Future Host Commission for the Games of the Olympiad to enter into a targeted dialogue for the Games of the XXXV Olympiad. 
Feb 22, 2021 15:02
LAUSANNE: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has faulted the decision of the International Olympic Committee's Boxing Taskforce to cancel the world qualifying tournament and to postpone the European qualifiers, arguing that the plan to instead allocate quotas based on rankings was "fair and democratic only in theory".
Feb 15, 2021 16:02
LAUSANNE: The executive board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has proposed a new strategic roadmap, Olympic Agenda 2020+5, to the upcoming IOC Session. 
Feb 04, 2021 18:02
LAUSANNE: To mark one year to go until the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has put athletes at the heart of this milestone by featuring their preparation and commitment to getting to the Games during these unprecedented times. 
Feb 03, 2021 16:02
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee (Tokyo 2020) Wednesday published the first Playbook, a resource which outlines the personal responsibilities key stakeholders must take to play their role in ensuring safe and successful Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer.