International Olympic Committee (IOC)

Australia's sports minister Richard Colbeck has said spending on Brisbane's Summer Olympics in 2032 is likely to exceed the A$5bn ($3.75bn/€3.2bn) original estimate.

The International Olympic Committee has waded into the debate surrounding Fifa’s proposal to transform the men’s and women’s World Cups into biennial events by stating that it supports the calls for a…

The International Olympic Committee is looking to recruit a head of virtual sports to lead its efforts to develop virtual derivatives of Olympic sports and even consider their inclusion on the Olympic…

Coverage of Beijing’s 2022 winter Olympics in India and across the Indian subcontinent looks set to be split across broadcasters’ linear and digital platforms, along with the International Olympic Com…

The International Olympic Committee has today (Monday) appointed former the President of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, as the new chair of the Future Host Commission for the Olympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee has outlined the composition of its Coordination Commission for the 2032 Olympic Games in Brisbane, Australia, with two-time Olympic backstroke swimming champion Kirsty…

The Local Organising Committee for the 2022 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing has declared that only domestic citizens will be permitted to attend the two events, while stricter rules will…

José Luis Martínez-Almeida, the Mayor of Madrid, has moved to deny that the city has formally begun putting together a bid to host the 2036 Olympics, contradicting Deputy Mayor, Begoña Villacís, who yes…

Ukraine’s President, Volodymyr Zelensky, has said his country is committed to bidding for a future edition of the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Lars Haue-Pedersen, head of BCW Sports, looks at whether the IOC and IPC should consider the radical step of merging the Olympic and Paralympics Games to fully embrace the meaning of the new, expanded Olympic motto of: "Faster, Higher, Stronger – Together"

China Media Group, the Chinese state media company, has strengthened its hold on the Olympic broadcast rights in the country in a four-Games agreement that runs until the recently-awarded Brisbane 2032…

National Hockey League players will take part in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics after a deal was finally struck between the league, NHL Players Association, International Ice Hockey Federation, and International…

The list of Russian cities proposed to become host venues for the 2036 Olympic Games has expanded further, with the country’s President, Vladimir Putin, suggesting that the far eastern city of Vladivostok m…

Seth I. Kirby, lecturer in sport and leisure management in the School of Science and Technology at Nottingham Trent University, discusses the impact of climate change and the blistering summer heat on Tokyo 2020, and asks whether there is any hope that future Games organisers will take the crisis seriously

International Boxing Association (Aiba) president Umar Kremlev has said that the sport’s world governing body has cleared its debts and hit his specified $50m (€42m) target from sponsorship, broadcast and…

Jacques Rogge, the Belgian who was the eighth president of the International Olympic Committee, serving between 2001 and 2013, has died at age 79

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics officially opened yesterday (Tuesday), with organisers hailing the biggest-ever athlete contingent for making it to the Games against a challenging pandemic backdrop