International Olympic Committee

Egypt qualifies for Special Olympics 1st world cup for ‘unified’ football

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 10:50 GMT

Egypt wins first Special Olympics Female Unified Football cup in the region, qualifying it for the Chicago World Cup in July.

Russia says Olympic ban part of broader attack on Russia

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 11:41 GMT

A decision by the International Olympic Committee to bar Russia's team from next year's Winter Olympics is part of a larger inter'l campaign to pressure Russia.

Absence of Russia in Pyeongchang would be "blow" to Games - Kremlin

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 - 06:28 GMT

The Kremlin on Tuesday said it hoped Russia could mend its relations with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Newly-elected Kuwait football chief to push FIFA over ban

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 12:50 GMT

Kuwaiti clubs on Tuesday elected the head of a new football federation that hopes to win recognition from FIFA.

Olympics-Paris awarded 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles gets 2028

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 06:14 GMT

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday awarded the 2024 summer Olympic Games to Paris and the 2028 edition to Los Angeles.

Spiralling costs a risk for Paris 2024 Olympics

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 09:48 GMT

With Paris set to be awarded the 2024 Olympics, one of the organisers' biggest challenges will be to keep within budget.

Paris, Los Angeles prepare to celebrate Olympic award

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 09:42 GMT

The International Olympic Committee will confirm Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics on Wednesday

Los Angeles spells out low-cost, bold Olympic future in Games pitch

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 - 08:21 GMT

Los Angeles could deliver a low-cost, low-risk model for the Olympic Games, officials outlining its 2024 candidacy to the International Olympic Committee.