Olympic Archive


15th IOC World Conference on Sport for All

Lausanne, April 5, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will hold its 15th World Conference on Sport for All from 24 to 27 April in Lima, Peru. Jointly organised with the Peruvian Olympic Committee, the Conference will focus on the practical implementation of sport for all programmes and will give the opportunity


IOC awards broadcast rights in Latin America

Lausanne, Mar 22, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the rights to América Móvil to broadcast the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in 2014 and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016. América Móvil has acquired broadcast rights on all media platforms


IOC Coordination Commission makes ninth visit

Lausanne, Mar13, 2013: International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission, which was joined by representatives from all seven Olympic winter International Federations (IFs), paid its penultimate visit to Sochi this week, as local organisers continued to draw lessons from an array of test events ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. With less


Olympic Council of Malaysia Coming Events

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Feb 24, 2013: Olympic Council of Malaysia, 16th National Olympic Academy Session for Young Participants 2013 – from Monday, 25th February (arrival) to Friday, 1st March 2013 (departure), at Wisma OCM, Kuala Lumpur. Olympic Solidarity (OS)/Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Annual Regional Forum 2013 – 26th & 27th


Fourth Visit has been Completed of IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games ended its fourth visit to the Brazilian city today. It noted that there had been solid progress since its last visit in June 2012 including on the media villages, the venue masterplan, and the recruitment of staff by the


Situation of the Olympic Movement in Pakistan

Lausanne, Feb 15, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) met today in Lausanne with IOC member Syed Shahid Ali and the President of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA), Lt Gen. (Retired) Syed Arif Hasan. During this meeting, all aspects of the situation currently prevailing within


IOC issues warnings to footballer Jongwoo Park

Lausanne – Switzerland, Feb 12, 2013: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today issued strong warnings to Korean footballer Jongwoo Park and the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) for inappropriate behaviour exhibited by the athlete during the London 2012 Olympic Games. The EB also called on the KOC to


IOC Executive Board meeting in Lausanne

Lausanne – Switzerland, Feb 07, 2013: The Programme for the media has been updated, and a press briefing with the IOC Communications Director, Mark Adams, has been added on Tuesday 12 February at 12 p.m. (CET). For more information including the full programme and details on accreditation. Press briefing at 12 p.m.


IOC Executive Board meeting in February

Lausanne – Switzerland, Jan 17, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) will meet in Lausanne at the Lausanne Palace Hotel on 12 and 13 February 2013. The EB is scheduled to receive reports from various IOC commissions, including the Olympic Programme Commission, and updates on the activities of the


2020 Candidate Cities submit their Files

Lausanne – Switzerland, Jan 07, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that it has received the Candidature Files of the three Candidate Cities bidding to host the 2020 Olympic Games: Istanbul (Turkey), Tokyo (Japan) and Madrid (Spain). [1] The IOC Evaluation Commission, chaired by IOC Vice-President Sir Craig Reedie, will