International Olympic Committee

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IOC’s new transgender guidance criticised as unfair towards female sport
Medical experts have claimed the International Olympic Committee’s new transgender framework ‘is not based on scientific principles’

Sean Ingle

17, Jan, 2022 @11:30 PM

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Sport’s trans issue is here to stay. But at last, the debate is starting to change | Sean Ingle
Swimming is the latest sport to become embroiled in discord but there are some signs of courteous, informed discussion too

Sean Ingle

13, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Boxing and weightlifting risk being dropped from Olympics after scandals
The IOC’s president warned the scandal-hit sports were under threat but Thomas Bach said they could be part of LA 2028 if they followed a ‘pathway’

Sean Ingle

09, Dec, 2021 @6:01 PM

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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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