The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has recently elected the 9th President of the organisation at its 125th Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tomas Bach of Germany emerged the victor over three five other candidates.
It took 15 years for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 13th edition of the Olympic Congress and yet for all of the expenses incurred the result was perhaps one of the most disappointing of all time. There is an unfortunate truism that in the world of international sport there remains a façade […]
The Olympic Movement recently celebrated its 115th anniversary. The International Olympic Committee was established on 23 June 1894, at a meeting convened at the Sorbonne, Paris, France. The Movement has been through many different circumstances, including having to cancel the Olympic Games during the years of the world wars in the 20th century, and today […]
The International Olympic Movement has always valued its autonomy. This is a critical feature of the institution that has ensured its ability to survive beyond the narrow confines of politics and the unfortunate incidence of wars. The International Olympic Committee (IOC), chief custodian of the International Olympic Movement, was established in times that posed serious […]