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The UN General Assembly has adopted a 'truce resolution' ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games in a gesture aimed at using the Olympics to promote world peace

The International Olympic Committee is to begin talks with the Korean Sport and Olympic Committee to develop a plan to host the 2024 Winter Youth Olympics in South Korea, with some events potentially hosted…

The women's marathon and all race walking events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have been rescheduled following their move from Tokyo to Sapporo

The IOC has announced Finnish Olympian and IOC member Sari Essayah will chair the coordination commission for the Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo Winter Olympics in 2026

Global Athlete, the body that exists to give athletes a stronger voice in sport, has called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to mandate all National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to relax their…

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) has updated its Rule 40 marketing guidelines for athletes, giving them greater freedom to associate with sponsors during Olympic and Paralympic…

The International Olympic Committee is racing to organise a series of continental qualifiers in early 2020 while also preparing for the Tokyo 2020 games, and revealed they are still working with boxing's…

The Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games has launched the events' official mascots at a ceremony at the Shougang Ice Hockey Arena

Sergio Cabral, the former governor of Rio de Janiero, admitted in court on Thursday to giving a $2m bribe to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations,…

The benefits of staging the Olympic Games are not being sold persuasively enough, according to Kevin Roberts.

In the ‘fake news’ era, sport has an opportunity to be seen as a bastion of authenticity for brands, according to Kevin Roberts.

Brexit and the election of Donald Trump suggest a world that is rejecting globalisation. But sport can provide a counterbalance and an antidote to an an increasingly inward looking planet, says Kevin Roberts.

Technology may be shaping the future of sport but SnapRapid CEO Russell Glenister thinks there is a deeply ingrained conservatism towards tech start-ups in European sports organisations.

Yasuhiro Yamashita has replaced Tsunekazu Takeda as president of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC). Yamashita was appointed on Thursday at a JOC executive board meeting

The organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has said it remains committed to cost-cutting efforts as it today (Friday) revealed unchanged budgets for the events through…

Salt Lake City, Utah will be put forward to host a second Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2030, beating Denver, Colorado to the nomination

The IOC has poured cold water over building speculation that esports could become an Olympic sport in the near future, calling such conversations “premature”.

Tokyo 2020 has said it will proceed with preparations for boxing at the summer Olympic Games, despite the International Olympic Committee (IOC) having suspended work amid the governance crisis at the International…

The International Olympic Committee has today (Friday) decided to suspend preparations for boxing at the 2020 summer Olympic Games as it commenced a procedure which could lead it to withdrawing recognition…

The Salt Lake City Council has approved a resolution supporting an “expression of interest” agreement with the United States Olympic Committee, formalising its interest in bidding to host the Winter Oly…

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah is reportedly set to exit another of his senior positions in sports governance by stepping down as president of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC)

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, one of the most powerful figures in world sport, has today (Monday) elected to temporarily stand down from his roles and responsibilities as an International Olympic…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has called on International Federations (IFs) to perform thorough checks before awarding event-hosting rights to Spain after renewed issues concerning Kosovan…

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has said Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo’s joint bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games can proceed without financial backing from the…

Gafur Rakhimov has offered an “olive branch” to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after securing the presidency of the International Boxing Association (Aiba) on a full-time basis, however the…

North and South Korea have today (Friday) agreed to inform the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of their intention to co-host the 2032 edition of the summer Olympic Games

Craig Reedie has hit back at renewed calls for him to resign as president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) stating that such a move would not “be productive” for either the organisation or the Int…

Naheed Nenshi, the mayor of Calgary, has threatened to cancel the city’s bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics unless an agreement on funding is reached.

The organising committees of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, under which both organisations will cooperate on the…

The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board has today (Friday) approved the Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium as an additional host venue for baseball and softball events during the 2020 summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected widespread calls to impose a complete ban on Russia from the forthcoming summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, instead electing to leave it to individual International Federations (IFs) to decide which athletes should be allowed to compete.

National Hockey League (NHL) commissioner Gary Bettman has warned that the North American league’s teams are not interested in “paying for the privilege” of participating at the 2018 winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to order new testing for disease-causing viruses in waters that will stage events during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, with organisers in the Brazilian city pledging to improve water quality ahead of next summer’s sporting spectacle.