IOC Statement on CAS decision

The IOC has taken note of the CAS decision, with satisfaction on the one hand and disappointment on the other. On the one hand, the confirmation of the Anti-Doping Rule Violations for 11 athletes because of the manipulation of their samples clearly demonstrates once more the existence of the systemic manipulation of the anti-doping system at the Olympic Winter Games…

Winning medal design to light up Buenos Aires 2018

The winning entry of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Medal Design Competition for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 has been chosen. It was submitted by 18-year-old Muhamad Farid Husen from Indonesia, and is entitled “Fireworks of Victory”. Chosen from close to 300 entries from over 50 nations, from Algeria to Venezuela, the winning design was picked by a panel…

Vonn does the triple

Unstoppable US skiing star Lindsey Vonn pledged her support to the next generation of young athletes today as she announced she would be returning as a Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Ambassador for the third time. Lindsey will assume the role for the Lausanne 2020 Winter YOG. The announcement by the International Olympic Committee was held in St Moritz – which will host the…

Unified Korean Olympic Team to march at Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

Athletes from the National Olympic Committee of DPRK to compete in Figure Skating, Short Track Speed Skating, Cross Country Skiing and Alpine Skiing – and in a Unified Women’s Hockey Team IOC President Thomas Bach today announced that a delegation from the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) will participate at the Olympic Winter…