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International Olympic Committee: Non-governmental ruling body of the Olympic Movement
The International Olympic Committee is a non-governmental sports organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Founded by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas in 1894, it is the authority responsible for organising the modern Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

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Twitter says Olympics, IOC accounts hacked

Twitter said on Saturday that an official Twitter account of the Olympics and the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) media Twitter account had been hacked and temporarily locked.
Reuters - Published

Airbnb teams up with the IOC to provide Games accommodation

Short-term home rental company Airbnb Inc has joined the ranks of leading sponsors of the Olympic Games with a nine year deal to help provide accommodation for the world's biggest sporting event and..
Reuters - Published

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IOC chief Bach says Olympic manifesto has returned home [Video]IOC chief Bach says Olympic manifesto has returned home

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov donates the $8.8 million Olympic document to the Games museum

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:02Published

IOC chief Bach emotional as Olympic manifesto returns home [Video]IOC chief Bach emotional as Olympic manifesto returns home

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov donates the $8.8 million Olympic document to the Games museum

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:02Published

Kneeling and Other Forms of Protest Banned at 2020 Olympics [Video]Kneeling and Other Forms of Protest Banned at 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee released its guidelines regarding the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:22Published

Bach says e-sports should be considered for future Olympics [Video]Bach says e-sports should be considered for future Olympics

IOC President Thomas Bach says e-sports should be considered for future Olympics, FIFA's Infantino voted into IOC

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:16Published

Bach hoping for quick, unambiguous ruling from CAS in Russia doping case [Video]Bach hoping for quick, unambiguous ruling from CAS in Russia doping case

IOC President Thomas Bach says he is hoping for quick, unambiguous ruling from CAS in Russia doping case

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:07Published

Keep politics out of 2020 Tokyo Games, says IOC's Bach [Video]Keep politics out of 2020 Tokyo Games, says IOC's Bach

Politicians and athletes should keep politics out of this year's Tokyo Olympic Games to protect the event's neutrality and its status as a peaceful meeting place, International Olympic Committee..

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:05Published

IOC President expresses sadness after Youth Olympic Games opening ceremony rehearsal accident [Video]IOC President expresses sadness after Youth Olympic Games opening ceremony rehearsal accident

Thomas Bach says he is saddened after an accident during a Youth Olympic Games opening ceremony rehearsal left a performer badly injured.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:35Published

IOC "saddened" by accident during Youth Olympic Games rehearsal [Video]IOC "saddened" by accident during Youth Olympic Games rehearsal

The Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday (January 8) said it was "saddened" by the accident that happened the day before on the Youth Olympic Games opening ceremony rehersal, in which a 35 year old..

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:44Published

Olympic flame crosses Swiss-French border [Video]Olympic flame crosses Swiss-French border

VIDEO SHOWS: VARIOUS OF OLYMPIC FLAME CROSSING FROM FRANCE INTO SWITZERLAND SHOWS: BOIS-D'AMONT, FRANCE (RECENT) (THE IOC - ACCESS ALL) 1. CHILDREN HOLDING A FLAG ADVERTISING LAUSANNE 2020 YOUTH

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:28Published

 

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics

South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, as the Asian neighbours engage..
Reuters - Published

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