As is often the case when he addresses sensitive issues, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach’s comments on athlete protests at the Games were draped in typical obfuscation.
A rule banning athletes from protesting at the Olympic Games could be reviewed as part of a consultation process to be conducted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission, according to IOC President Thomas Bach.
Ice dancer Asher Hill has accused Skate Canada of hypocrisy regarding the governing body's statement on racial equality as protests take place across the world.
American hammer thrower Gwen Berry has said United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) chief executive Sarah Hirshland has apologised for "not understanding the impact her decisions had on me" after she was placed on probation for a podium protest at Lima 2019.
American hammer thrower Gwen Berry has demanded a public apology from the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) in light of the organisation's response to nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says it "fully respects" statements made by athletes concerning the ongoing protests in the United States following the death of George Floyd, while the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) says it will hold an athlete forum to foster change.
FIFA and World Athletics are among the latest sporting organisations to issue statements as ongoing protests continue in the United States following the death of George Floyd.
Video game publisher EA Sports has delayed a celebration event designed to reveal details of Madden NFL 21 in light of the protests in the United States and across the world over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Exclusive: Los Angeles 2028 head urges action to stop "continuing cycle of violence against Black Americans"
Los Angeles 2028 chairperson Casey Wasserman says that "we must help end this cycle of violence" and "work to create the future we want to be a part of", following protests in the city and across the United States over the death of George Floyd at the hands of police.
Mike Rowbottom: If the IOC think they can "switch off" athlete protests at Tokyo 2020 they can forget it
If the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics do take place next summer it will mean, one would fervently hope, that the COVID-19 pandemic has been controlled, if not eradicated. And if so, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) needs to gird itself.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has posted a message calling for change to ensure a world without racism, as protests continue in the United States following the death of George Floyd.