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  1. IOC accepts Pyeongchang's refusal to move Olympic venues

    The IOC accepted South Korea's venue plans for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang on Friday after organizers declined its request to move events to save money.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2015
  2. Beijing, Almaty submit bid files for 2022 Winter Games to IOC

    The two cities left in the depleted field for the 2022 Winter Games have submitted their bid files to the International Olympic Committee.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2015
  3. IOC grants full Olympic recognition to Kosovo

    The IOC has granted full recognition to Kosovo, meaning the Balkan country can send an independent team to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  4. IOC approves new Olympic bidding process

    The IOC approved a wide-ranging reform package Monday, including a more affordable bidding process, creation of an Olympic television channel and a more flexible sports program that could bring baseball and softball into the 2020 Tokyo Games.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2014
  5. Sergei Bubka 'shocked' by doping allegations in Russia

    Pole vault great Sergei Bubka says he is "shocked" by claims of widespread doping in Russian sports.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2014
  6. Vivian Joseph, Ronald Joseph awarded 1964 bronze medal for pairs ...

    After 50 years, the IOC finally has figured out the pairs figure skating at the 1964 Games.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2014
  7. Serbia protests IOC's Kosovo provisional recognition

    Serbia has officially protested the International Olympic Committee's decision to grant provisional recognition to Kosovo.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  8. IOC wants Shamil Tarpischev to explain comments

    The International Olympic Committee is asking Russian member Shamil Tarpischev for a "full explanation" of his comments about Venus and Serena Williams that led to him being fined and suspended by the women's tennis tour.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2014
  9. IOC says preparations for 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics have made ...

    Preparations for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have made "a lot of progress" in the last six months but the schedule "remains tight," the head of the IOC's inspection team said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  10. IOC adds anti-discrimination to host contract

    The International Olympic Committee has added an anti-discrimination clause to its host city contract, hoping to avoid a repeat of the turmoil caused at the Sochi Olympics when Russia passed a law prohibiting so-called gay "propaganda" before the Games.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  11. IOC president Thomas Bach -- sports should maintain neutrality de...

    Sports must acknowledge its relationship to politics and big business and work with those who run global society while still maintaining its neutrality, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2014
  12. IOC President Thomas Bach says baseball could return

    The adoption of a more flexible approach to the Olympic program could allow for the return of baseball and other sports that have been dropped from the games, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  13. South Korea president offers assurances on 2018 Games

    South Korea's president has assured the IOC that the government will make the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang a success.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  14. IOC, Interpol increase collaboration to fight match-fixing, illeg...

    Olympic officials are increasing their collaboration with Interpol to combat match-fixing and illegal betting.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  15. Fair? The IOC's Gender Testing Policy Is the Exact Opposite

    Kate Fagan

    A young sprinter with high levels of testosterone braces to challenge a policy that, rather than leveling the playing field, discriminates against some athletes.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  16. Street League Skateboarding partners with ISF Skateboarding on Ol...

    Colin Bane

    Street League officially endorses the International Skateboarding Federation for recognition as the sport's global governing body by the International Olympic Committee.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014