International Olympic Committee

Two gold medallists disqualified for doping at Olympic Games

Two gold medallists are among the latest seven athletes disqualified from the Beijing and London Olympic Games for positive tests in the ongoing reanalysis of doping samples.

IOC confirm support for whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova

Russian doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova to receive a grant to support her training, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesman confirmed Monday.

Croatian head of state receives IOC president

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Saturday received the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, who is on a day-long visit to Croatia to attend a ceremony...

Insulted, disgusted Russia the big losers of Rio Olympics medal table

Russia's Rio Olympic team consisted of only 285 athletes after suspensions due to doping concerns. That led to a major drop in the Russians' medal collection from Brazil. Still, there was little...

Russia's Kolodko loses Olympic shot put silver from 2012 for doping

Russian shot put athlete Evgeniia Kolodko is being stripped of her silver medal from the London 2012 Games after a retest of her doping samples found a steroid and a growth hormone, the...

IOC will retest all Russian drug-test samples from Sochi 2014

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will conduct retests on all drug-test samples taken from Russian athletes at the Sochi 2014 Games after allegations of doping and tampering, IOC president...

IOC exec Hickey arrested in Olympic ticket scalping scandal

International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board member Patrick Hickey has been arrested in Rio de Janeiro as part of an investigation into alleged illegal Olympic ticket sales, Brazilian...

IOC: It was was no mistake to elect Rio Olympic host city

International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesman Mark Adams on Sunday firmly dismissed suggestions that Rio should not have been elected host city because of security and other concerns after...

IOC decides against full ban of Russian athletes from Rio Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday decided against a ban of all Russian athletes from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in connection with allegations of widespread and state-organized...

IOC starts conference call on possible Olympics exclusion of Russia

The executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday started a conference call to decide whether to ban the entire Russian team from the Rio de Janeiro Games over allegations...

IOC chief Bach says no Zika fears for Olympics

The International Olympic Committee is in close contact with the World Health Organization (WHO) on the spread of the Zika virus, IOC president Thomas Bach said Saturday.