Cricket's chances of being included at future Olympics have been boosted following some flattering comments from International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge.
Olympians around the country are preparing to visit primary and secondary schools on Thursday 23 June 2011 as part of International Olympic Day.
Ski half-pipe (men and women), women’s ski jumping, biathlon mixed relay, figure skating team event and luge team relay all added for Sochi 2014.
The more extreme the sports at the Winter Olympics, the better for Australia. So says the nation's winter sports supremo, who has welcomed the prospect of a raft of new, youth-orientated events for the 2014 Games in Russia.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed on Tuesday to adopt rules for dealing with cases of female athletes who have excessive levels of male hormones.
The Organising Committee for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games is confidently looking ahead to hosting a string of test events now that the final touches are being put on a number of Olympic venues throughout the city, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission reported today.
Minister for Sport Mark Arbib and United Kingdom Minister for Sport and Olympics Hugh Robertson today announced their support for the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) efforts to combat illegal and irregular sports betting.
ESPN, Fox and the other main contenders for US television rights have shown interest in buying a package covering four Olympics
IOC president Jacques Rogge cautioned Thursday that the Olympic movement should not delude itself about the dangers posed by illegal betting.
Despite the International Olympic Committee finding no evidence of corruption at the Vancouver Winter Games in February, Rogge used his end-of-year message to stress the need to "redouble our efforts to safeguard the integrity of sport."
As part of its initiatives to promote sport as an agent for social change, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) teamed up with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) this week to launch an ambitious three-year Sport and Education programme for young people in the Osire refugee settlement in Namibia.