International Olympic Committee

  • Rio 2016 venues behind schedule, Olympic official says

    4/8/14 10:48 AM

    The head of Olympic summer sports federations called for urgent action Tuesday to tackle the critical delays facing the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro and accused the Brazilian government of neglecting the crisis.

  • Lance Armstrong stripped of 2000 Olympic bronze medal

    1/17/13 5:27 PM Comment

    On the day he went public with an admission of doping after years of denials, Olympic officials disclosed one more embarrassment for Lance Armstrong: He was stripped of a bronze medal won at the 2000 Sydney Games.