IOC Doyen Dick Pound was typically forthright at the celebrations of our 25th anniversary. He told members that the IOC lost “moral authority” by refusing to ban the entire Russian Olympic team from Rio. […]
Sport remains “one of the last bastions of cultural and institutional homophobia” in Western societies, despite the advances made since the birth of the gay rights movement. […]
The results of the election for the new Executive Committee for the period 2016 – 2020 are now available.
Voigt was inducted into England Athletics Hall of Fame on 17th October 2015 in Birmingham. It was a well-deserved acknowledgement of a unique athlete and his brilliant career in the early 1900s. […]
For only the second time since the IOC created and organized this event in the 1990s in Lausanne, Switzerland, the 21st World Olympic Collectors Fair was held in the United States. […]
Mike Ramsey learned German during the war listening to Adolf Hitler’s speeches. His dad had bought him a short wave radio and he got interested in figuring out what the lunatic Führer was saying. […]
South Africa’s official participation in the Olympic Games spans a period from 1908 until 1960, and again from […]