IOC President Thomas Bach admitted Wednesday the Russian doping scandal is "sad and shocking" but insisted IAAF chief Sebastian Coe is the man to clean up track and field.
IOC: This is a deeply shocking report and very saddening for the world of sport. The IOC trusts that the new leadership of the IAAF with its President Sebastian Coe will draw all the necessary conclusions and will take all the necessary measures.
Five-time Australian Olympian Natalie Cook has been appointed to the World Olympians Association Board as a representative of the Oceania Region.
The International Surfing Association has welcomed the news that Tokyo 2020 has recommended that Surfing take place on natural ocean waves if it is included.
With just under 130 days to go to the Lillehammer Youth Games, local organisers have presented their final preparations to the IOC Coordination Commission.
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has proposed 18 additional events from five sports to the International Olympic Committee for Tokyo 2020.