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Nurturing the Olympic Spirit: Supervision of subordinate bodies by the IOC

By Abhinava Shrivastava


The Olympic Movement and the Olympic Games are meant to serve as a cohesive platform where athletes from diverse backgrounds from across the world exhibit their sporting calibre. 1,531 more words

Sports Regulation

Olympic Academy

In a city spread around the freeways of California, the drive that churned out one of the all-time best water polo players began on practical terms. 300 more words


Thanks to Omega, the Olympics are always on time

Continual improvements in timing equipment help to minimize human error in the Olympic Games——Emily Fiorini, 2014

Omega is much more than a watch company — it has played a major role in sporting events, too. 289 more words

Gay Rights Group Petitions Olympic Committee To Ban Anti-LGBT Host Cities

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (CBS/AP) – More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books. 153 more words


Triple Threat

Note: I had intended to write this as a gift for both Cynwise and Snacks. Cynwise for making me truly enjoy PvP in all forms, and Snacks because he is a great guy who is the Guild Master of Waypoint.

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Taekwondo Looking More Like UFC A Possibility...Or Not

Taekwondo Looking More Like UFC A Possibility…Or Not

        World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) President Choue Chung-won in 2013 explains in an article about the loss of popularity that Taekwondo Olympic sport fighting has taken over the years. 863 more words