Fekrou Kidane, 87, African sports journalism pioneer and IOC Executive passes away

The Ethiopian is remembered as a humble leader and teacher
Fekrou Kidane, 87, African sports journalism pioneer and IOC Executive passes away

After 30 years at the IOC, Pere Miró welcomes retirement

The Catalan has held several positions with the IOC after joining in November 1992 at the request of then-president Juan Antonio Samaranch
After 30 years at the IOC, Pere Miró welcomes retirement

THE COLUMN: For Juan Antonio Samaranch Salisachs, Beijing 2022 has been the “most exciting and difficult” task in his almost 21 years at the IOC

Samaranch has returned to the IOC Vice Presidency focused on "continuing to collaborate" with the innovative roadmap of the Olympic Movement, he tells Around The Rings
THE COLUMN: For Juan Antonio Samaranch Salisachs, Beijing 2022 has been the “most exciting and difficult” task in his almost 21 years at the IOC

Juan Antonio Samaranch returns as IOC Vice President as new members elected

Nenad Lalovic and Ivo Ferriani keep their seats on Executive Board with no other candidates
Juan Antonio Samaranch returns as IOC Vice President as new members elected

COVID-19 and travel disruptions limit 139th IOC Session in Beijing

In an unprecedented move, the IOC will hold two days of meetings on the sidelines of the Beijing Games, then gather again later this year.
COVID-19 and travel disruptions limit 139th IOC Session in Beijing

BEHIND THE SCENES: The “Chinese years” come to an end in a month, but the legacy for the Olympic world is already clear

Those years had a decisive influence on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and on the two presidents who had to manage Juan Antonio Samaranch’s legacy.
BEHIND THE SCENES: The “Chinese years” come to an end in a month, but the legacy for the Olympic world is already clear

THE COLUMN: The Olympic events of 30 years ago in the former Soviet Union, and the ups and downs of the “Putin era”

Samaranch's three years as Spanish ambassador in Moscow were key to negotiating at Christmas 1991 the former Soviet presence in Albertville and Barcelona
THE COLUMN: The Olympic events of 30 years ago in the former Soviet Union, and the ups and downs of the “Putin era”