Winter Olympics

IOC ready to provide North Korean athletes with gear for Winter Games

IOC ready to provide North Korean athletes with gear for Winter Games

The United Nations Security Council has imposed nine rounds of sanctions on the Democratic People`s Republic of Korea (DPRK) since 2006 for its nuclear and missile programmes. The trade restrictions have grey areas, including on some sports equipment.

Sep 22, 2017, 23:55 PM IST
Russia Doping: IOC member Gian Franco Kasper apologises for Hitler remark

Russia Doping: IOC member Gian Franco Kasper apologises for Hitler remark

Like Mr. Hitler did -- all Jews were to be killed, independently of what they did or did not. - Gian Franco Kasper

Mar 16, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
Russian officials acknowledge doping `conspiracy`: Report

Russian officials acknowledge doping `conspiracy`: Report

McLaren, in his report in July, detailed an elaborate scheme to manipulate drug tests at the 2014 Sochi Games and saying it involved the Russian sports ministry FSB security service.

Dec 28, 2016, 17:00 PM IST
Tokyo prepares for 2020 Olympics, facing rising costs and new sports

Tokyo prepares for 2020 Olympics, facing rising costs and new sports

The next three Olympics are in Asian countries that have already held games: Tokyo's Summer Games in 2020, sandwiched between Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in 2018 and in Beijing in 2022.

Aug 23, 2016, 13:20 PM IST