IOC drops Turkey's Erzurum from 2026 Olympic bid race

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has dropped the Turkish city of Erzurum from a 2026 Winter Olympic bidding contest which had previously seen other possible bids fail. Erzurum had too little experience hosting winter …

Russia's membership in IOC can be resumed

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is ready to resume Russia's membership in the organization, the IOC's head Thomas Bach said at a press conference after the meeting of the organization's executive committee. …

IOC: Turkey’s Erzurum may host 2026 Winter Olympics

Seven cities, or joint-bidding cities, have expressed interest in hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee said. Canada’s Calgary, Austria’s Graz, Swedish capital Stockholm, Sion in Switzerland, …

CAS dismisses Russians' appeal against Olympics ban

The Ad Hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by 47 Russian athletes and coaches against the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) refusing to invite them to participate in the 2018 …

 Russia asks IOC to invite 15 athletes to Olympics

The Russian Olympic Committee asked the International Olympic Committee to allow 15 Russian athletes to take part in the 2018 Olympics, Vice President Stanislav Pozdnyakov said. "The medals are now being returned …

 Russia wins Olympics in Sochi once again

The verdict by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) returned the Russian national team to first place in the unofficial team classification of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. If the CAS decision is confirmed, the Russian …