IOC President opposes turning OI into a demonstration site

The President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach responded to calls to repeal the 50th paragraph of the rules of the Olympic Charter, which prohibits political demonstrations during the Games. Earlier, the head of World Athletics Sebastian Coe said that the IOC should not punish athletes who show their political views, given the demonstrations […]

Thomas Bach: “The IOC has already distributed 100 million dollars out of 800 in accordance with the program to support the Olympic movement»

The head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, spoke about the distribution of funds allocated to support sports in connection with the coronavirus pandemic. “The IOC has already distributed $ 100 million in accordance with the program to support the Olympic movement. This is part of the $ 800 million support package that […]

The 2024 Olympics will feature breakdancing and surfing in Tahiti. Will weightlifting be kicked out?

The program of The games in Paris is becoming clearer and clearer. And not everyone will like itThe international Olympic Committee (IOC) held a meeting of the Executive Committee. As it is now usual — in online mode. The topics covered were very different. Of course, we talked about racism. Where now without it. We […]

Naomi Osaka: “I hope that the Olympics will be a Grand celebration that means the end of the fight against COVID-19»

Two-time Grand slam champion Naomi Osaka told how she reacted to the news that the Olympics were postponed from 2020 to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Like most athletes who were preparing for the Games, at first I was disappointed. But when you realize that this delay is necessary and will help the whole […]