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#IOC

# ioc - Monday 28 February, 2022

Russia expelled from World Cup, clubs banned from international competitions
# Crime And Punishment
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# Crime And Punishment

Russia expelled from World Cup, clubs banned from international competitions

Updated Feb 28th 2022, 7:57 PM 58,945 Views 55 Comments

The men’s team had been due to play in qualifying play-offs in March for the World Cup in Qatar later this year.

# ioc - Sunday 27 February, 2022

'They favour authoritarian regimes over athletes' - Why the sports world is complicit in the Russia-Ukraine crisis
# Uneasy Alliance
From The42
# Uneasy Alliance

'They favour authoritarian regimes over athletes' - Why the sports world is complicit in the Russia-Ukraine crisis

Feb 27th 2022, 10:00 AM 19,038 Views 4 Comments

Rob Koehler, a former Deputy Director-General of WADA, on doping, abuses of power and the legacy of the Beijing Olympics.

# ioc - Friday 25 February, 2022

Olympic Committee urges sports federations to cancel events in Russia or Belarus
# International Olympic Committee
From The42
# International Olympic Committee

Olympic Committee urges sports federations to cancel events in Russia or Belarus

Feb 25th 2022, 3:29 PM 9,260 Views 4 Comments

They accused the Russian and Belarussian governments of breaching the Olympic Truce.

# ioc - Thursday 24 February, 2022

IOC slams Russia for breach of 'Olympic truce'
# Riposte
From The42
# Riposte

IOC slams Russia for breach of 'Olympic truce'

Feb 24th 2022, 1:35 PM 6,143 Views 4 Comments

The IOC say all 193 UN member states had agreed to a global truce until seven days after the end of the Winter Paralympic Games next month.

# ioc - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Russian figure skater says grandfather's medicine led to positive test: IOC member
# Winter Olympics
From The42
# Winter Olympics

Russian figure skater says grandfather's medicine led to positive test: IOC member

Feb 15th 2022, 9:36 AM 4,702 Views 9 Comments

Valieva will skate in the Olympic women’s singles competition later on Tuesday.

# ioc - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Beijing Games set to open as Peng Shuai allegations back in spotlight
# Winter Olympics
From The42
# Winter Olympics

Beijing Games set to open as Peng Shuai allegations back in spotlight

Feb 3rd 2022, 2:30 PM 1,862 Views 1 Comment

The IOC would support an inquiry into the allegation of sexual assault made by Peng Shuai against a top-ranking Chinese politician – if she calls for one, its president Thomas Bach said

# ioc - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Belarus athlete lands in Vienna, as husband offered humanitarian visa by Poland
# Krystsina Tsimanouskaya
# Krystsina Tsimanouskaya

Belarus athlete lands in Vienna, as husband offered humanitarian visa by Poland

Updated Aug 4th 2021, 6:35 PM 48,874 Views 30 Comments

The IOC has received a report from Belarus’s Olympic committee, which is “being evaluated.”

# ioc - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Re-elected IOC president Bach promises 'safe, secure' Tokyo Olympics
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Re-elected IOC president Bach promises 'safe, secure' Tokyo Olympics

Mar 10th 2021, 6:30 PM 1,194 Views 1 Comment

‘The question is not whether, the question is how these Olympic Games will take place.’

# ioc - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

IOC condemns Tokyo chief's 'absolutely inappropriate' comments about women
# Say No Mori
From The42
# Say No Mori

IOC condemns Tokyo chief's 'absolutely inappropriate' comments about women

Feb 9th 2021, 11:28 AM 2,718 Views 3 Comments

However, the International Olympics Committee hasn’t asked for the resignation of the 83-year-old.

# ioc - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

'It’s not about 'whether' the Games take place, it’s about 'how'' - full steam ahead for Olympics
# IOC
From The42
# IOC

'It’s not about 'whether' the Games take place, it’s about 'how'' - full steam ahead for Olympics

Jan 27th 2021, 8:24 PM 1,297 Views 2 Comments

‘We are working day and night to organise a safe Olympic Games in Tokyo.’

# ioc - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

'It takes away from your focus' - Coghlan on the potential cost of protesting for Olympic athletes
# Black Lives Matter
From The42
# Black Lives Matter

'It takes away from your focus' - Coghlan on the potential cost of protesting for Olympic athletes

Jul 1st 2020, 5:20 PM 4,195 Views 1 Comment

The International Olympic Committee bans athletes from protesting at the Games.

# ioc - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Postponement of Tokyo Olympics to cost 'several hundred million dollars'
# Financial Hit
From The42
# Financial Hit

Postponement of Tokyo Olympics to cost 'several hundred million dollars'

Apr 29th 2020, 6:37 PM 1,857 Views 3 Comments

IOC president Thomas Bach has admitted the Games will have to make some adjustments to meet the new reality.

# ioc - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Could the Olympics be cancelled outright? 'I think there is a chance. Let's be realistic'
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

Could the Olympics be cancelled outright? 'I think there is a chance. Let's be realistic'

Mar 19th 2020, 9:20 PM 17,785 Views 11 Comments

Olympian and current secretary of the European Olympic Committee Athletes Commission, David Harte, speaks to The42.

# ioc - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

'No need for any drastic decisions at this stage,' as IOC 'remains fully committed' to 2020 Olympics
# Tokyo Drift
From The42
# Tokyo Drift

'No need for any drastic decisions at this stage,' as IOC 'remains fully committed' to 2020 Olympics

Mar 17th 2020, 3:10 PM 1,652 Views 2 Comments

The organisers released a statement this afternoon.

# ioc - Monday 23 September, 2019

Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies'
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Prospect of Olympics ban raised as WADA ask Russia to explain 'inconsistencies'

Sep 23rd 2019, 7:43 PM 2,740 Views 1 Comment

In another blow, the IAAF maintained a ban on the Russian athletics federation.

# ioc - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Irish boxers' Olympic qualification pathway confirmed in IOC's Tokyo plan
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Irish boxers' Olympic qualification pathway confirmed in IOC's Tokyo plan

Jun 19th 2019, 8:16 PM 2,593 Views 0 Comments

The upcoming AIBA-run world championships in Russia in September and October will not, as is usually the case, offer places to the event.

# ioc - Thursday 18 April, 2019

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024

Apr 18th 2019, 3:29 PM 6,950 Views 16 Comments

The Olympics take place in the French city in five years time.

# ioc - Friday 30 November, 2018

'The boxers have done nothing wrong' - Amy Broadhurst unsure whether we'll see boxing at Tokyo 2020
# IOC
From The42
# IOC

'The boxers have done nothing wrong' - Amy Broadhurst unsure whether we'll see boxing at Tokyo 2020

Nov 30th 2018, 9:24 PM 2,590 Views 4 Comments

The Dundalk boxer was speaking to Game On about the future of amateur boxing.

# ioc - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

Sep 20th 2018, 6:23 PM 8,494 Views 24 Comments

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

# ioc - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics
# Pyeongchang 2018
# Pyeongchang 2018

Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics

Feb 6th 2018, 11:49 AM 10,661 Views 27 Comments

The military has stepped in as 41 hospitalised with norovirus.

# ioc - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics over state-sponsored doping
# Pyeongchang 2018
From The42
# Pyeongchang 2018

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics over state-sponsored doping

Dec 5th 2017, 6:55 PM 12,308 Views 61 Comments

But Russian athletes who can prove they are clean will be allowed to compete under a neutral flag.

# ioc - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Russia accuses whistleblower Rodchenkov of distributing drugs
# Sochi
From The42
# Sochi

Russia accuses whistleblower Rodchenkov of distributing drugs

Nov 28th 2017, 4:17 PM 4,572 Views 2 Comments

Next week, the IOC will decide whether Russia can compete at next year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

# ioc - Friday 6 October, 2017

Rio 2016 chief, arrested on charges of attempted bribery, had 16 bars of gold in Swiss bank
# Secret Stash
From The42
# Secret Stash

Rio 2016 chief, arrested on charges of attempted bribery, had 16 bars of gold in Swiss bank

Oct 6th 2017, 5:47 PM 3,256 Views 3 Comments

Carlos Nuzman is alleged to have paid off colleagues in return for them voting in favour of the Brazilian city being Olympic host.

# ioc - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Russia issues arrest warrant for whistleblower who exposed state-sponsored doping
# Wanted
From The42
# Wanted

Russia issues arrest warrant for whistleblower who exposed state-sponsored doping

Sep 28th 2017, 10:53 AM 5,760 Views 9 Comments

Grigory Rodchenkov fled to the US where he revealed the extent of the drug problem in Russian sports.

# ioc - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Paris and LA both win right to host Olympic Games, US city expected to wait until 2028
# Long-range Forecast
From The42
# Long-range Forecast

Paris and LA both win right to host Olympic Games, US city expected to wait until 2028

Jul 11th 2017, 6:32 PM 14,847 Views 15 Comments

“It truly is a tale of two great Olympic cities,” said an IOC report that opted against naming one clear winner.

# ioc - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Olympics: Paris and LA interested in 2024 Games only
# Five Ring Circus
From The42
# Five Ring Circus

Olympics: Paris and LA interested in 2024 Games only

Mar 21st 2017, 8:31 PM 3,571 Views 3 Comments

The consolation prize of the 2028 Olympic Games is of no interest to Paris and Los Angeles.

# ioc - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Russian Anti-Doping Agency claim official was misquoted over doping cover-up 'admission'
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Russian Anti-Doping Agency claim official was misquoted over doping cover-up 'admission'

Dec 28th 2016, 6:29 PM 12,159 Views 19 Comments

The New York Times article was published yesterday.

# ioc - Friday 9 December, 2016

Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland
# Rio De Janeiro
# Rio De Janeiro

Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland

Dec 9th 2016, 8:00 AM 6,072 Views 0 Comments

Hickey was arrested last August in Brazil.

# ioc - Thursday 17 November, 2016

The Olympic Council of Ireland is refusing to pay €410,000 to allow Pat Hickey leave Brazil
# Rio Games
# Rio Games

The Olympic Council of Ireland is refusing to pay €410,000 to allow Pat Hickey leave Brazil

Nov 17th 2016, 3:49 PM 29,821 Views 0 Comments

Separately, charity boss Jonathan Irwin has defended Hickey. “I’m a bit like the rabbit who is absolutely entranced by the snake,” he said.

# ioc - Sunday 11 September, 2016

"This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges
# Olympic Council Of Ireland
# Olympic Council Of Ireland

"This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges

Sep 11th 2016, 6:29 PM 33,980 Views 0 Comments

On Friday night Hickey, who has temporarily stepped aside as President of the Olympic Council of Ireland, was charged with criminal organisation, ticket touting, ambush marketing, larceny, money laundering, and tax evasion.

# ioc - Friday 9 September, 2016

Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director
# Martin Burke
# Martin Burke

Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director

Sep 9th 2016, 7:54 AM 18,777 Views 0 Comments

Rio police are seeking the arrest of OCI sports director Martin Burke, though he is not named on the same charges as Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon.

# ioc - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games
# Against The Rules
# Against The Rules

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

Aug 27th 2016, 11:04 AM 39,980 Views 49 Comments

It is not yet known on which sports the boxers had placed the bets.

# ioc - Monday 22 August, 2016

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"

Aug 22nd 2016, 8:05 AM 62,669 Views 0 Comments

The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.

Rio 2016: How our athletes salvaged some pride in an Irish Olympics of scandal
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

Rio 2016: How our athletes salvaged some pride in an Irish Olympics of scandal

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:00 AM 35,503 Views 53 Comments

Disappointment in the boxing ring but, overall, Ireland’s athletes punched above their weight as chaos raged around them.

# ioc - Sunday 7 August, 2016

International Paralympic Committee issues outright ban on Russian athletes for this month's Games
# Contrast
From The42
# Contrast

International Paralympic Committee issues outright ban on Russian athletes for this month's Games

Aug 7th 2016, 4:50 PM 17,169 Views 34 Comments

It represents a complete contrast to the International Olympic Committee’s heavily-criticised decision.

# ioc - Sunday 31 July, 2016

IOC panel to have final say on Russian Rio participation
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

IOC panel to have final say on Russian Rio participation

Jul 31st 2016, 12:39 PM 10,676 Views 20 Comments

Ugur Erdener, Claudia Bokel and Juan Antonio Samaranch will make a decision “in the coming days”.

# ioc - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

WADA chief has framed photo of him shaking hands with Vladimir Putin in his house
# You Can't Make It Up
From The42
# You Can't Make It Up

WADA chief has framed photo of him shaking hands with Vladimir Putin in his house

Jul 26th 2016, 6:24 PM 6,869 Views 6 Comments

The Financial Times paid a visit to his Glasgow home and certainly got more than they asked for.

# ioc - Monday 25 July, 2016

Russian doping whistle-blower hits back after being barred from the Olympics
# Response
From The42
# Response

Russian doping whistle-blower hits back after being barred from the Olympics

Jul 25th 2016, 9:37 PM 36,076 Views 45 Comments

The 30-year-old said that the move would discourage future whistle-blowers from coming forward.

# ioc - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Russia escapes blanket ban from 2016 Olympics
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Russia escapes blanket ban from 2016 Olympics

Jul 24th 2016, 3:13 PM 18,950 Views 64 Comments

An IOC statement released today said it “was guided by a fundamental rule of the Olympic Charter to protect clean athletes and the integrity of sport”.

# ioc - Saturday 23 July, 2016

4-year-old GAA analysts and Limerick donkey derbies: It's Comments of the Week
# You Said It
From The42
# You Said It

4-year-old GAA analysts and Limerick donkey derbies: It's Comments of the Week

Jul 23rd 2016, 10:30 AM 6,897 Views 3 Comments

Our readers have little time for Russian playacting while they’re experts at GAA directions.

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