80% of French people liked the Paris 2024 Handover Ceremony
WKF President appeals for Karate’s permanence in Olympic programme after success in Tokyo
The Olympic Games are back in France – Paris 2024 offers an exceptional celebration in the heart of the new Host City
IOC President visits Sport Climbing as historic first medal awarded
A success story for the IOC and Thomas Bach: new Olympic sports and the growth of mixed events
The president himself admitted the doubts he had before the additions, but the passage of surfing, climbing, skateboarding and karate to Tokyo 2020 was as successful as it was promising, and contributed to adding joy to the Games. The mixed events were another success.
SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit in Ekaterinburg Rescheduled for May 2022
IOC dean speaks: Richard Pound on Japan and covid
Tokyo 2020 is a Japanese “miracle”, Pound says in an interview with Around the Rings.
Cuban champion Julio César La Cruz launches pro-regime political proclamation from the ring, but will continue to compete for gold in Tokyo 2020 boxing
The Cuban president praised the athlete’s attitude, while the IOC assured Around the Rings that the situation “was resolved” and the boxer will fight this Tuesday in Tokyo.
IOC, Tokyo 2020 meeting with Belarusian athlete who sought police protection at Haneda airport
IOC says Krystsina Tsimanouskaya “feels safe” with authorities after refusing to board a flight home against her will
The International Tennis Federation’s plans: 11-day tournament in Paris 2024, advance gender equality with Hopman Cup 2022 and ATP to understand Djokovic’s PTPA
“Tennis was one of the first sports that was 50-50, gender-balanced men and women, which is very important to the IOC”, said ITF president David Haggerty in an interview with Around the Rings in Tokyo.
After Positive Coronavirus Test: Improvement of Quarantine Conditions in Tokyo Urgent
Dr. Ben Miller: “The IOC should turn words into action and provide onsite mental health support to the athletes”
“What’s causing the most anxiety amongst Olympic athletes this year though is the fact that we’re still in the middle of a highly contagious and deadly pandemic. That somber opening ceremony in an empty stadium was unfortunately a sign of the times.”
German athletes call on IOC to improve quarantine conditions for positive cases: “Fresh air is missing, they feel abandoned”.
Japan has registered record numbers of cases of the new coronavirus, but Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga assured that this increase is not related to the presence of athletes, leaders and journalists at the Olympic Games.
Over 1,000 Olympians kickstart Leave your Mark in first week
Fethi Nourine and Amar Benikhlef Disciplinary Situation
The president who regrets not having chosen to be left-handed: 45th anniversary of Thomas Bach’s Olympic gold medal
“I don’t know until today whether I’m a left handed or a right hander”, said the German, a successful fencer in his young years
Tokyo Olympics to have the highest number of LGBT athletes in history
Research finds 162 out of the approximately 11,100 competitors identify as LGBT, including the first two transgender people ever to take part in the Olympics
Speech by Tokyo 2020 President Hashimoto at the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
With Brisbane booked for the 2032 Olympics, are Salt Lake City and the Wasatch Mountains up next?
New Salt Lake City committee chairperson Raney Norman says, if it is for 2030, Utah is rarin’ to go
Zatopek, Takahashi and Kipchoge highlight opening of MOWA Olympic Athletics Collection room
Jimena Saldaña believes the time has come for a woman to head the IOC, and she’s not thinking of Kirsty Coventry
The vice-president of the Mexican Olympic Committee (COM) believes that women must continue to gain positions in the Olympic world and speaks openly about her aspirations to become a member of the IOC.
Ski mountaineering added to 2026 Winter Olympic program
The IOC Session’s approval makes ski mountaineering the first new Winter Olympic sport since skeleton in 2002.
IOC gives full recognition to six new International Federations
Sports like lacrosse, kickboxing and cheerleading are now eligible to apply for Olympic inclusion.
OLY House Tokyo 2020 launches with Leave your Mark project
Australian bid leaders “over the moon” as Brisbane is awarded 2032 Olympic Games
Capital of Queensland is first Summer Games host elected under IOC’s targeted dialogue process
The Australian Olympic Committee promises a Games to serve Olympic ideals
Paris 2024 launches its new online press area
With Brisbane 2032, the Games return to the country that loves sport
A memory of Sydney 2000, successful Games and reconciliation with Aussie pop-rock as a delightful soundtrack
Australia will be hosting a third Summer Olympics as Brisbane wins the bid to stage them in 2032
The Queensland capital succeeds Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000 as Olympic host city. The Games will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2032.
Giovanni Malagò: “Thomas Bach was a giant, a phenomenon in the defense of the Games”
The president of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) defended, during an interview with Around the Rings, the Japanese government’s decision to hold the Games without spectators and defined as a “cultural problem” the slowness of the vaccination program in the world’s third largest economy.