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International Olympic Committee
January 10, 2020
IOC president defends rules limiting Olympic protests
The political neutrality of the Olympics would be undercut if an athlete took a knee in protest on the medal podium at this ...
January 09, 2020
IOC details rules on political protests at Olympics
No taking a knee at the Olympics. No hand gestures with political meaning. No disrespect at medal ceremonies.
December 20, 2019
Tokyo Olympics say costs $12.6B; Audit report says much more
Tokyo Olympic organizers said Friday they are spending 1.35 trillion Japanese yen — about $12.6 billion — to stage next ...
December 10, 2019
Column: Olympic 'Family' Has Its Own Doping Problem
Russia cranked up a state-sponsored, industrial-scale doping operation ahead of the 2014 Sochi Games worthy of its own gold ...
December 09, 2019
Anti-doping agency imposes 4-year ban on Russia
Russia was slapped Monday with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer's Tokyo Olympics, over ...
November 23, 2019
Decision by WADA group puts Russia’s Olympic future in peril
The chances of the Russian flag flying at next year’s Olympics took a potentially lethal hit Friday when anti-doping ...
November 08, 2019
More than 1 million Olympic tickets in latest Japan lottery
Frustrated residents of Japan will get another shot at attending next year's Tokyo Olympics when organizers on Friday put ...
November 07, 2019
US gov't rep unhappy with WADA lobbying effort
A key American delegate at the World Anti-Doping Agency meetings lashed out at the agency's director for using government ...
November 05, 2019
IOC's large role in anti-doping creates conflict of interest
The idea made sense. Given the rampant amount of drug abuse in Olympic sports, the sports world needed a global watchdog.
November 05, 2019
IOC pledges $10 million to anti-doping fight
The incoming leader of the World Anti-Doping Agency asked for more money. The International Olympic Committee said "Yes." IOC ...
November 01, 2019
Tokyo gives in: Olympic marathons head north to Sapporo
After two weeks of bitter debate, the Tokyo Olympic marathon is still going north to Sapporo. And Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike ...
October 30, 2019
Tokyo governor confronts IOC over moving Olympic marathon
The IOC has a full-blown fight on its hands trying to move next year's Olympic marathon from steamy Tokyo to the cooler ...
October 29, 2019
Tokyo officials feud with IOC over Olympic marathon switch
Tokyo city officials are in a public feud with the International Olympic Committee over IOC plans — made without consulting ...
October 17, 2019
Tale of 2 Cities: Sapporo likes race move; Tokyo not much
Sapporo officials are thrilled with a proposal to move next year's Tokyo Olympic marathons to the northern Japanese city to ...
October 03, 2019
Labor union wants inspections at Tokyo Olympic venues
Tokyo Olympic organizers and two government bodies building venues for next year’s games have until the end of the month to ...
September 27, 2019
The Latest: Coleman fastest in 100 heats
The Latest on the world track and field championships (all times local): 7.00 p.m. Christian Coleman broke the 10-second ...
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