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International Olympic Committee

5 Mar 2020
The International Olympic Committee's executive board arrived for the second day of their meeting in Lausanne on Wednesday. The meeting has been dominated by the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and the potential threat posed to it by the coronavirus outbreak.
3 Apr 2019
Brazilian soccer superstar Marta Vieira da Silva spoke about her early struggles to play the game when she spoke at the IOC (International Olympic Committee) Women And Sport Awards Ceremony in New York City on Tuesday.
9 Oct 2018
Three cities in Senegal will host the fourth edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Monday (October 8).
21 Jan 2018
North Korea will send 22 athletes to the Winter Games in the neighboring South next month and compete in three sports and five disciplines, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Saturday. North Korea's planned involvement in Pyeongchang is viewed as a sign of easing tensions over its nuclear and missile programme.
14 Mar 2017
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach visiting South Korea to check on preparations for the 2018 Winter Games in the PyeongChang meets South Korean acting President and Prime Minister, Hwang Kyo-ahn, in Seoul.
11 Mar 2017
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) cuts financial support to Kenya after the country's crisis-hit Olympic Committee failed to make changes to its constitution - a decision that could lead to a ban.
3 Mar 2017
Vice President of International Olympic Committee (IOC) John Coates says the club that is set to host the 2020 Olympic golf tournament must change its policy of excluding women, and hopes to resolve the issue by end of June.

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