International Olympic Committee

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Russia and Belarus face ban from Paris Olympics, warns senior IOC member
Russia is facing a ban from the Paris Olympics as a consequence of the invasion of Ukraine, Sir Craig Reedie has warned

Sean Ingle

11, Jul, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Gymnasts to demand action from governing bodies after abuse scandals
Advocacy groups have called on the IOC and the sport’s own FIG to review the minimum age of 16 for female gymnasts, given men must be 18

Sean Ingle

17, Jun, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Olympic boxing at risk, IOC warns Iba chief amid fresh governance worries
The IOC has warned the Russian president of amateur boxing that it still has ‘significant concerns’ over the governance of the organisation he leads in an intervention just days before he faces re-election

Exclusive by Sean Ingle

11, May, 2022 @1:06 PM

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Modern pentathlon to trial ‘James Bond meets Krypton Factor’ 45-minute race
The new format is designed to help the sport grow in the US market and Joël Bouzou, the vice-president of the sport’s governing body, said it will be ‘exciting and successful’

Exclusive by Sean Ingle

03, May, 2022 @4:36 PM

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Modern pentathlon confirms obstacle racing will replace equestrian from 2024
The governing body of modern pentathlon has approved the historic change despite fierce opposition from athletes

Sean Ingle

02, May, 2022 @7:32 PM

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Modern pentathlon faces civil war over plans to introduce obstacle race
A plan to replace show jumping with obstacle-course racing as part of the five-sport modern pentathlon programme has met with fierce resistance from athletes

Exclusive by Sean Ingle

01, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘Uniquely qualified’: John Coates drafted letter of praise for himself to Brisbane Olympics organisers
Outgoing president of Australian Olympic Committee drafted gushing compliments for his own work

Exclusive by Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

30, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Katie Archibald claims IOC unfair to female cyclists and trans women
The double Olympic champion said the transgender policies of the IOC and other sports bodies is unfair to female cyclists and trans women

Sean Ingle

20, Apr, 2022 @7:31 PM

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War in Ukraine has ended sport’s ‘neutrality’ myth | Letter
Letters: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has forced sport to pick a side, says Tim Harper

Letters

09, Mar, 2022 @5:36 PM

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History will judge IOC and Fifa as opportunistic hypocrites over Russia | Kieran Pender
By allowing their crown jewels to be used to burnish Russia’s image, the sports bodies have been complicit in Putin’s acts

Kieran Pender

03, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The soft touches of sport slowly unpick elaborate web with Putin’s regime | Andy Bull
Governing bodies are using weasel words, instead of the plain ones needed: invasion, war, murder

Andy Bull

02, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Russia’s participation in Winter Paralympic Games on a knife edge
The International Paralympic Committee has admitted it will have to be “very careful” in deciding whether to allow Russian athletes to compete at the Winter Games

Paul MacInnes

01, Mar, 2022 @6:13 PM

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