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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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IOC strips two Belarus Olympic coaches of accreditation over Tsimanouskaya scandal
Artur Shumak and Yuri Moisevich leave 2020 Tokyo Olympic village as investigation into efforts to force sprinter home continue

Andrew Roth in Moscow

06, Aug, 2021 @4:28 PM

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Thomas Bach praises ‘soul’ of Tokyo Olympics but faces swift backlash
IOC president praised the organisation of the Games and the standard of competition but his comments were labelled ‘delusional’ on social media

Sean Ingle in Tokyo

06, Aug, 2021 @11:29 AM

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Instagram blocks Elaine Thompson-Herah for posting videos of her own golds
Instagram blocked Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah after the double Olympic champion shared footage of her victories in Tokyo.

Guardian sport

04, Aug, 2021 @2:59 PM

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IOC admits guidelines for transgender athletes are not fit for purpose
The International Olympic Committee has admitted its current guidelines for transgender athletes are not fit for purpose – and says it plans to release a new one within the next two months

Sean Ingle in Tokyo

30, Jul, 2021 @1:39 PM

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After Tokyo, we should bring the Olympic charade to an end | David Goldblatt
The travelling circus shows the ugly side of sport – displacing citizens, bullying athletes and endorsing cruel regimes, says journalist and author David Goldblatt

David Goldblatt

24, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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