Saturday, July 18, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday called for a complete review of plans for Tokyo's 2020 Olympic stadium amid growing public anger over its eye-watering US$2 billion price tag.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
IOC President Thomas Bach returned to the city where he won a fencing gold medal for West Germany at the 1976 Olympics. Bach became an honorary citizen of Montreal and received a key to the city Thursday from Mayor Denis Coderre at a City Hall ceremony.
Sailors at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be protected by a fleet of special trash collecting boats, organizers said Thursday, admitting there is no time to resolve a serious pollution problem.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
India's faction-ridden Olympic Association faces a power struggle that could threaten its involvement in future Games, just days after IOC head Thomas Bach told the body to stay united.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Taiwan's Wu Ching-kuo, an executive member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), was elected vice president of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) in Sochi, Russia Wednesday.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Thousands of dead fish have washed up over the past week in a lagoon in Rio de Janeiro that will host rowing and canoeing events at next year's Olympic Games.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
International Olympic Committee (IOC) evaluators began a five-day inspection tour of Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, in a key test of the city's status as a front-runner in the competition for hosting rights.
Monday, March 2, 2015
World 100- and 200-meter record holder Usain Bolt made a surprise 2015 season debut Saturday, running the anchor leg in a 4x100 relay heat victory at the Gibson Relays.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
The head of the IOC inspection team wrapping up a three-day tour of venues for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro said Wednesday her team was encouraged by progress ahead of South America's first Olympics.
The IOC is relaxing a rule that prohibited athletes from promoting non-official sponsors during the Olympics.