Thomas Bach says IOC ready to talk 2030 bid with Sapporo

Olympics Jun 27, 2019

Thomas Bach says IOC ready to talk 2030 bid with Sapporo

Changes to the Olympic election process announced by the IOC on Wednesday are likely to impact Sapporo's prospective 2030 Winter Games bid. Speaking at a news conference on the final day of the three-day IOC Session, IOC President Thomas Bach said his organization is willing ...

Breakdancing among four sports likely added to Paris 2024 Games

Olympics Jun 26, 2019

Breakdancing among four sports likely added to Paris 2024 Games

The four sports proposed by Paris organizers — breakdancing, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing — were provisionally approved for the 2024 Summer Games at the International Olympic Committee Session on Tuesday. The four sports, featuring 12 individual events, are set to be contested in Paris ...

IOC lifts threat to remove weightlifting from Paris Olympics

Olympics Mar 27, 2019

IOC lifts threat to remove weightlifting from Paris Olympics

Weightlifting's place at the 2024 Paris Olympics has been confirmed after an IOC review of persistent doping problems, as long as the sport's governing body meets certain conditions. The International Weightlifting Federation will continue to undergo "very close monitoring" after 18 months of scrutiny, the ...