When the Olympic Games were last held in Tokyo, American multi-millionaire Avery Brundage was President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests sweeping the globe, column inches have been dedicated to the athlete’s right to protest at the Olympic Games and to racism experienced by athletes and participants.
The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee Athletes' Advisory Council (USOPC AAC), working in partnership with John Carlos, has called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to scrap the controversial rule banning political protests at the Games.
During a panel discussion held last December about the impact of esports, the Global Association of International Sports Federations director Philippe Gueisbuhler commented: "This train is already driving, we cannot stop esports."
Olympic broadcaster Eurosport has announced Scott Young as its new senior vice-president of production and content, while Amar Melwani will take on the new role of vice-president of distribution partnerships and rights strategy.
Mike Rowbottom: If the IOC think they can "switch off" athlete protests at Tokyo 2020 they can forget it
If the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics do take place next summer it will mean, one would fervently hope, that the COVID-19 pandemic has been controlled, if not eradicated. And if so, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) needs to gird itself.
Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet has outlined key areas where savings can be made in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, while defending the core "DNA" of a project labelled "obsolete" last month by former French Sports Minister Guy Drut.
Estanguet says "DNA" of Paris 2024 more vital than ever post-COVID-19 and can form new Olympic template
When Guy Drut, one of three French International Olympic Committee (IOC) members, announced last month that the original shape of the Paris 2024 Games was now, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, "obsolete, outdated, out of touch with reality", it is fair to say that numerous eyebrows were raised within Olympic circles.
Worldwide International Olympic Committee (IOC) sponsor Toyota has forecast a collapse in profits in the current financial year.
Exclusive: Strength of IHF finances enables it to tell IOC to direct COVID-19-related support elsewhere
The International Handball Federation (IHF) has told the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that it can get by without extra financial assistance and suggested that it target available support at other bodies which may be in more need.
Ten years ago today, the modern Olympic Movement lost the second-most important figure in its well-over-a-century-long existence, with the death of Juan Antonio Samaranch y Torelló, 1st Marquess of Samaranch.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) have been among the organisations paying tribute to health workers on World Health Day.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Hayley Wickenheiser says insisting Tokyo 2020 will go ahead as planned is "irresponsible" and Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi has accused the IOC of leaving athletes "at risk" with its stance.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the winners of its six Women and Sport Awards, with one a world award and the others each representing one of the five Olympic regions.
Retired Russian biathlete Olga Vilukhina, banned for life by the International Olympic Committee in 2017 for doping offences, will be present when the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reviews her case next month.