Olympics Oct 4, 2019

Tokyo 2020 organizers seek help coping with summer heat

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics have sent out questionnaires to international sports federations seeking advice on how to counter the searing heat expected in Japan's capital during the 2020 Games. However, the International Olympic Committee was adamant Thursday that the move was not prompted by ...

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 ...

IOC continues to review esports

Olympics | SPORTS SCOPE Dec 3, 2018

IOC continues to review esports

by Jason Coskrey

Is there a future for esports in the Olympics? It's a question some have begun to ask as competitive gaming continues to rise in popularity and the International Olympic Committee continues to search for ways to get younger audiences interested in the Olympic Games. Gaming and ...

IOC leader Thomas Bach speaks out on many issues

Olympics Dec 1, 2018

IOC leader Thomas Bach speaks out on many issues

by Jason Coskrey

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said the organization is still reviewing multiple proposals concerning the possibility of extreme heat during the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. Speaking during the IOC Executive Board Meeting on Saturday in Tokyo, Bach said in addition to concerns already ...