The pre-Olympic basketball games were drawn: 24 teams looking for four places in Paris
Piraeus (Greece), Riga (Latvia), San Juan (Puerto Rico) and Valencia (Spain) will host, from July 2 to 7 next year, the tournaments that will define the last four qualifiers for the Olympic Games.
Olympic women and the quest for equality
The annual recognition of the careers of several coaches served to affirm the idea of gender equality in Olympism.
From Dupont to Antetokounmpo: the list of figures focusing on Paris 2024 is growing
The French scrum medium will mutate, like Michael Hooper, to rugby 7 with a view to the Games. The double MVP of the NBA is scored for the Olympic qualification. Mbappé moderates his enthusiasm, in a clear contrast to Djokovic.
Today’s demands and the cursed 200 meters
On days when conditions intensify regarding any political reference to Russian athletes, it is worth remembering that this is not a new topic.
Bach spoke of the “unifying power” of sport in a troubled world and warned that “autonomy is under threat”
The president of the IOC referred to the importance of sport in the midst of “extremely complex geopolitical tensions” and pointed to those who want to “decide which athletes can compete in which competitions”.
Six months from Paris, an unpredictable scenario
On the one hand, the enthusiasm of the first post-pandemic games and the great promise of a glamorous game. On the other hand, a series of conflicts that call into question many definitions.
The two faces of the new Olympic sports
The recent addition of new disciplines for Los Angeles 2028 may run the risk of discontinuity. What can happen at the Pan-American level.
Gymnastics closes the year with another World Cup qualification for the Olympic Games
The last World Gymnastics Championships of 2023 is the trampoline championship and starts today in Birmingham. A total of 16 tickets for Paris 2024 will be distributed in the form of a single trampoline.
Russia responds: appeal to the TAS, comparison with Israel and attack on the IOC
The Russian Olympic Committee appealed its suspension for violating the Olympic Charter and accused the IOC of being “biased” for not acting in the same way with the conflict in Israel. “Russia's situation is unique and cannot be compared to any other war or conflict in the world,” the agency replied.
Brittney Griner makes initial steps towards Paris 2024 return
The two-time Olympic gold medalist was arrested in Russia in February 2022 on drug charges
California Dreaming! Modern pentathlon gets the green light for LA28
The IOC added several new sports to the LA28 program along with a very familiar one.
Santiago 2023: world figures and a great gateway to Paris with more than 100 seats at stake
Never in history have the Pan American Games given so many direct seats to the Olympic Games and there is promise of great spectacle in the capital of Chile, from October 20 to November 5. Rebeca Andrade, Maggie Mac Neil and Marileidy Paulino are some of the figures that will be present.
Boxing is looking for a solution to be in LA 2028, which today seems to be far away
Its inclusion in the Olympic program remains on hold. Thomas Bach said that the IOC will not be able to organize qualifying tournaments “forever” and stated that World Boxing “for the moment has no global representation”. The IBA appealed its exclusion to the TAS.
Embracing the evolution of the Olympic movement
India, Indonesia and Asian powers dream of 2036
The IOC confirmed four candidates for the bid for the Olympic Games after Brisbane 2032. Poland and Mexico complete the list.
Approved: The IOC confirmed the addition of the new sports proposed by Los Angeles 2028
Baseball and softball, squash, lacrosse, flag football and cricket received the support of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee and will be part of the sports program in 2028. The addition of weightlifting and modern pentathlon was also reestablished. Boxing is the only sport still under review.
The IOC suspended the Russian Olympic Committee with “immediate effect”
The Executive Board, meeting in Bombay, explained that the ROC violated the Olympic Charter “by including, as members, regional sports organizations that are under the authority of the National Olympic Committee (NPC) of Ukraine” such as Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhia.
The IOC, meet in Mumbai: days of decisions for Olympism are coming
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is meeting today in Mumbai, India, with the challenge of outlining some guidelines for sports coexistence in a world in conflict, just nine months before the Paris 2024 Games.
LA 2028 confirmed the sports it seeks to include in the Olympic program
Baseball/softball, flag football, cricket, lacrosse and squash are still in the running to be in the Olympic Games and the IOC will define “in the coming days” the approved sports.
Cathy Freeman, faster than the shadow
The unforgettable Sydney 2000 Olympic Games had in the Australian midfielder an extraordinary figure on and off the track.