International Olympic Committee (IOC)

LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thursday announced that the China Media Group (CMG) has been awarded the exclusive broadcast rights in the Chinese mainland and Macau (SAR) for the Winter Games in Milano Cortina in 2026, the Los Angeles Games in 2028, the Winter 6Games in 2030 (host city yet to be designated), and the Brisbane Games in 2032.

Aug 30, 2021 18:08
LAUSANNE: Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has passed away. He was 79.  Rogge was the eighth president of the IOC, from 2001 to 2013, after which he became honorary president. He was married to Anne, and leaves a son, a daughter and two grandchildren. Rogge was an orthopaedic surgeon with a degree in sports medicine.
Jul 21, 2021 17:07
LAUSANNE: International Olympic Committee Members today voted to elect Brisbane 2032 as host of the Games of the XXXV Olympiad.
Jul 20, 2021 18:07
LAUSANNE: The Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved a change in the Olympic motto that recognises the unifying power of sport and the importance of solidarity. The change adds the word “together” after a dash to “Faster, Higher, Stronger”. The new Olympic motto now reads: “Faster, Higher, Stronger - Together”.
Jul 06, 2021 19:07
NEW DELHI: The Coca-Cola Company, the longest continuous corporate sponsor of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with an association that now runs till at least 2032, announced Tuesday that its Indian cola brand Thums Up has "partnered with" next month's Tokyo Olympics.
Jul 03, 2021 11:07
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is loosening its restrictions on protests and rules against "athlete expression" for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.  Participants at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics will have more opportunities for expressing themselves but would be disqualified or stripped of medals if they engage in social activism in areas and manners other than those permitted.
Jun 22, 2021 18:06
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Tuesday launches “Stronger Together”, a global Olympic campaign that celebrates athletes by showcasing their journey to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and how they kept moving even when the world around them stopped. The story celebrates their strength, resilience and determination to bring hope, unity and inspiration to people around the world.
Jun 21, 2021 16:06
TOKYO: Today, on 21 June, the five parties, namely the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) and the Government of Japan (GoJ), met to discuss spectator limits for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The IOC and IPC were informed about and support the policies the three Japanese parties have decided on.
Jun 17, 2021 17:06
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today the details of its project to plant the “Olympic Forest” in Mali and Senegal, an element of the IOC’s climate-positive strategy.
Jun 09, 2021 10:06
TUESDAY MARKED THE FORMAL launch of the International Swimmers’ Alliance, an independent organization established for athletes, by athletes that aims to fight for swimmers’ rights and provide them with an independent global voice.
Jun 03, 2021 18:06
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and nWay, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, Thursday announced the upcoming launch of a new Olympic-themed digital entertainment experience consisting of non-fungible token (NFT) Olympic pins and cross-play multiplayer video games developed by nWay as part of a new licensing agreement with the IOC.