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International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has agreed that 2024 host city Paris should have free rein to regulate TOP sponsor Airbnb in accordance with its own laws

The executive board of the International Olympic Committee has put forward three new names for election as IOC members, although Lord Sebastian Coe, the president of World Athletics, has not been proposed…

Five sports are set to be added to the programme for the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, Senegal, after the International Olympic Committee Executive Board approved the inclusions of breakdancing, karate,…

The organising committee for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games is considering staging the event’s surfing competitions on the Pacific island of Tahiti.

The International Biathlon Union has signed up as the 93rd federation partner of the Olympic Channel, stating the partnership with the International Olympic Committee’s OTT platform will help it deliver o…

French hotel owners have warned they will stop cooperating with planning for the Paris 2024 Olympics in protest at the new partnership between the International Olympic Committee and Airbnb

The global accommodation marketplace Airbnb has signed as a global partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) until 2028

The Japan Consortium, which includes public-service broadcaster NHK and the Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association (JBA), has extended its Olympic Games rights deal until the 2032 summer Olympics

Witold Bańka, the Polish Tourism and Sports Minister who will take over as the new president of the World Anti-Doping Agency on January 1, has called on sport’s commercial sponsors to contribute financially to…

The unusually long build-up to Los Angeles’ Olympics has given the city the opportunity to build a sporting strategy that drives benefits for a society. Bradley Rial reports.

In the second of a trilogy of interviews with the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, SportBusiness spoke to Masahiko Sakamaki, the executive director of the committee’s marketing bureau.

British Gymnastics chief executive Jane Allen, British Swimming chief executive Jack Buckner and UK Athletics chairman Chris Clark discuss their organisations' plans for the final run-in ahead of Tokyo 2020 and explain how to ensure a strong commercial return from the Olympic Games.

Since August 16th, 2019, TV MEDIA SPORT (TVMS) markets and distributes the 12th edition of the African Games “RABAT 2019” after winning and signing an agreement with the ANOCA (Association of National Olymp…

Tokyo government officials have conceded defeat in their dispute with the International Olympic Committee over the location for the marathon at next year’s Olympics after it was confirmed that the event w…

The Olympic Channel has announced a carriage deal with Swiss telecoms operator Swisscom ahead of Lausanne’s staging of the 2020 winter Youth Olympic Games.

The British Olympic Association has become the latest national Olympic Committee to revise its Rule 40 guidelines, giving British athletes more freedom to promote their sponsors during next year's Olympic…

The International Olympic Committee has agreed its latest commercial agreement with a Chinese entity through a deal with sportswear company Anta

The Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) has backed calls for the country’s government to fund public broadcaster TVE’s bid for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rights.

The International Olympic Committee has said that its decision to move the marathon and race walking events at next year’s Olympic Games to the northern Japanese city of Sapporo is final, as it looks t…

The International Olympic Committee has retained clip rights in 68 territories that it will exploit on the Olympic Channel during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as it seeks to drive greater engagement for…

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has published its financial report for 2018, showing that both revenues and expenditures surpassed €24m ($27m/£20.1m) for the year.

The International Olympic Committee has announced plans to move marathon and race walking events at the 2020 summer Olympics 800km north to Sapporo amid ongoing concerns over the weather conditions expected…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has revealed details of an organisational overhaul, part of a streamlining effort designed to reflect the overarching Agenda 2020 reform plan

Olympics 'TOP' partner Toyota is supplying 20 autonomous vehicles to move athletes and staff around the Olympic and Paralympic villages at Tokyo 2020

The Olympic Channel, the International Olympic Committee’s OTT platform, has said it will provide 300 hours of coverage of the 2020 winter Youth Olympic Games, which takes place in Lausanne, Switzerland f…

The International Olympic Committee has appointed Christopher Carroll, a communications and marketing executive with experience at Under Armour, Coca-Cola and Heineken, to the newly-created position of…

The International Olympic Committee has agreed a new partnership with Chinese textile company Hengyuanxiang Group (HYX) spanning the next two editions of the Olympic Games

A delegation from the Australian proposal to host the 2023 Summer Olympic Games visited the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne yesterday (Tuesday) to discuss its potential bid, winning praise…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced hosts for five qualification events for boxing at the 2020 summer Olympic Games, along with engaging professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stepped up its commitment to addressing climate change by joining forces with Worldwide Olympic Partner, US chemical company Dow, to launch a new venture that…

The ski jumping venue for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games will become the world’s first permanent ski jumping course when it is built according to the local Shijingshan district government.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has expressed “serious concerns” at a new sports law proposed by the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) and has issued the body with a suspension warning over the…

The Australian state of Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has edged closer to fruition with the announcement that the regional government will establish a taskforce, l…

The winter sports industry in China is now worth over $50bn (€45bn), the local organising committee for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games has told an International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission.

The Australian Olympic Committee has approved changes to its Rule 40 guidelines, creating greater flexibility for Australian athletes to promote their sponsors during the Olympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and local organising committee of the Beijing 2022 winter Olympic Games have appointed Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba as the event’s ticketing systems and s…

Gafur Rakhimov, whose controversial tenure as president of the International Boxing Association (Aiba) was one of the reasons behind the International Olympic Committee (IOC) taking action against the…