International Olympic Committee

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China hits back at WTA as IOC says it has spoken again to Peng Shuai
ATP and ITF steer clear of the subject of future events in a market worth billions of dollars

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

02, Dec, 2021 @6:42 PM

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Olympic official rejects Peng Shuai video call criticism as ‘silly’
Dick Pound defends IOC saying it was able to reach missing Chinese tennis star while others could not

Helen Davidson and Vincent Ni

30, Nov, 2021 @12:27 PM

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China must answer serious questions about tennis star Peng Shuai, Australia says
Human rights activists step up calls for diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

Daniel Hurst

22, Nov, 2021 @9:57 PM

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Trans women should not have to reduce testosterone, say new IOC guidelines
The new IOC framework says there is no presumption of advantage for trans women, with the burden placed on individual sports to decide their own rules

Sean Ingle

16, Nov, 2021 @9:32 PM

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Modern pentathlon was at risk long before a horse was punched. How to update it? | Andy Bull
Simply replacing horse riding with cycling, as proposed, would not tackle the Olympic sport’s anachronistic make-up

Andy Bull

03, Nov, 2021 @3:09 PM

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‘Conflicting opinions’: IOC’s transgender guidelines delayed again until 2022
IOC has revealed its new transgender guidelines have been delayed again until after Beijing 2022, three years later than planned

Sean Ingle

20, Sep, 2021 @5:29 PM

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Weightlifting world hopes reform can safeguard its Olympic future | Andy Bull
A new constitution has been adopted by a sport that has been riddled with doping and corruption in an attempt to retain the place it has held on the Games’ schedule since 1896

Andy Bull

09, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Sebastian Coe leads tributes to Jacques Rogge after death of former IOC chief
The World Athletics president, Sebastian Coe, led the tributes to the former IOC president Jacques Rogge after his death at the age of 79

Guardian sport

29, Aug, 2021 @5:01 PM

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The Olympics proved the IOC will do anything to save face. But we still love the Games | Race Imboden
The Olympic experience in Tokyo was hard on us athletes, run by an organization that cares little for us as individuals. But we still dream

Race Imboden

12, Aug, 2021 @3:35 PM

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The IOC’s response to Raven Saunders exposes its hypocrisy around ‘political neutrality’ | Afua Hirsch
If the Olympic authority was really interested in building a better world, it would applaud athletes who send messages of social justice, says the Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

Afua Hirsch

09, Aug, 2021 @12:20 PM

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Tokyo says goodbye to the Games with grace and sense of relief | Barney Ronay
Japan’s Olympics has been troubled but quietly glorious, reminding us the world can be fun

Barney Ronay at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium

08, Aug, 2021 @4:49 PM

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The support group at the heart of Belarus’s sporting resistance
The Belarusian Sport Solidarity Foundation offers aid to dissident athletes while organising opposition to the regime’s sportwashing efforts

Andrew Roth

07, Aug, 2021 @4:00 AM

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