The heir and de facto head of Samsung, a longstanding sponsor of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), is going back to prison, in a move that may deprive South Korea’s largest conglomerate of its top decision-maker for up to 18 months.
Lee Kee-heung has been re-elected for a second term as Korean Sport and Olympic Committee (KSOC) President, with his victory enabling him to retain his position as an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed next month's Beijing 2022 Chef de Mission seminar will be held virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Delta Air Lines has reported an eye-watering pre-tax loss of $15.6 billion (£11.2 billion/€12.6 billion), as the international travel industry shows the scars from a pandemic-blighted year.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) sponsor Intel has appointed a new chief executive.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has said the organisation is "excited" to begin its new partnership with German-based financial services company Allianz.
Denver were awarded the 1976 Winter Olympic Games ahead of Sion in Switzerland, Tempere in Finland and Vancouver in Canada at the International Olympic Committee Session in 1970. But in a Colorado referendum in November 1972, voters rejected funding for the event. It is the only time a city has been awarded the Olympics but pulled out. The IOC then offered the Games to Whistler in Canada, but they too declined owing to a change of Government following elections. Salt Lake City offered to host the Games, but the IOC, still reeling from the Denver rejection, declined and selected Innsbruck, the 1964 host city, as a replacement.
Hungary's Ágnes Keleti, the world's oldest living Olympic champion, today celebrates her 100th birthday, receiving a call from the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach as part of the occasion.
The deadline for athletes to complete an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission survey on athlete expression at the Olympic Games has now passed.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has expressed its commitment to having as many foreign participants as possible vaccinated for COVID-19 before Tokyo 2020.
Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) President Giovanni Malagò has warned the risk of the country's flag and anthem being banned at this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo is "very high" due to potential Government interference.
Next Saturday (January 9) marks one year since the opening of the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne.
The race for our annual International Olympic Committee (IOC) top tweeter’s crown is getting more competitive.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a telephone conversation today with Thomas Bach, the Kremlin has reported.
The Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC) has launched the Nepali Sports Digital Archive Project, an effort to preserve the history of sport in the country.