Olympic leaders support IOC TV channel, bidding changes

Jul 20, 2014

Olympic leaders support IOC TV channel, bidding changes

Moving forward on IOC president Thomas Bach’s reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel, reshaping the bid city procedure, and adding more flexibility to the sports program. Bach convened a summit of 16 key IOC and ...

USOC chief calls for changes in bid voting

| Jun 14, 2014

USOC chief calls for changes in bid voting

by Ed Odeven

Larry Probst, the United States Olympic Committee chairman, won’t win a popularity contest within the IOC anytime soon. Not after speaking his mind about the voting process to award Olympic cities. In an exclusive interview with Sports Business Journal late last month, Probst revealed ...

Feb 4, 2014

Bokel keeps seat on IOC executive board

Claudia Bokel has retained her seat on the International Olympic Committee’s executive board representing athletes. The IOC says Bokel won re-election to chair its athletes’ commission for a further two years. Like IOC President Thomas Bach, Bokel is an Olympic medal-winning fencer from Germany. ...