A Human Rights Advisory Committee established by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) last November will not begin fully its work until next year after the Executive Board agreed to first devise a "strategic framework" on the topic.
A Human Rights Advisory Committee has been established by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in an effort to help the organisation identify risks and guide its strategy on the topic.
A United States Congressional Panel has called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to strip Beijing of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, citing a "dire human rights situation" in China.
Bach claims IOC cannot act like a world Government but will prioritise human rights in Olympic host cities
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has outlined the body's strategy towards human rights issues in countries hosting the Olympic Games.
My journey to cover the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat began in a tapas bar in Lima on Wednesday evening and ended - after stops in Toronto, Frankfurt and Baku - on the back of a golf cart approximately 45 hours later early Saturday morning.
A panel will be created by FIFA to oversee working conditions at Qatar 2022 World Cup construction sites in a bid to allay growing human rights concerns, President Gianni Infantino announced on an inspection visit to the Gulf nation.
Representatives from the Organising Committees of upcoming Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) events have met with experts in London to discuss ensuring human rights are essential in the bid processes and delivery of major sports competitions.
Qatar has dismissed a claim by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) that 7,000 construction workers will die building venues associated with the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Harvard Professor and international expert John Ruggie has been appointed by FIFA to study ways in which football's world governing body can better respect human rights.
More coverage must be given to human rights issues when country hosts major sports events, new report claims
Greater coverage must be given to human rights concerns around the world, a report designed to coincide with Rio 2016 One Year To Go celebrations has proclaimed.
Beijing has been awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics after beating Kazakhstan rival Almaty, albeit by a much narrower margin than many expected, it has been announced here today.
Alan Hubbard: Azerbaijan has lacked the nous of China and Russia in responding to human rights criticisms
By all accounts Azerbaijan is doing a magnificent job with the inaugural European Games, which are brilliantly orchestrated and staged in enviable splendour. But an ominous black cloud hovers over this sunniest of events.