Michael Pavitt Senior reporter

Since joining insidethegames.biz in 2015, Michael Pavitt has covered a variety of international multi-sport events, including the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.

His questioning led to insidethegames exclusively revealing Russia’s 15-year-old Kamila Valieva had tested positive for banned drugs before Beijing 2022.

Michael has reported from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, two editions of the Pan American Games, as well as the European Games, Pacific Games and the Asian Winter Games.

Michael has also covered multiple IOC Sessions, ANOC General Assemblies and International Federation Congresses.

Michael Pavitt

Recent articles by Michael

Maze edges Fenninger to women's downhill world title

By Michael Pavitt

Slovenia's Tina Maze earned victory in the women's downhill in Colorado ©Getty ImagesSochi 2014 double gold medallist Tina Maze overcame the winner of the women's Super G, Anna Fenninger, to win the downhill title at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine World Skiing Championships in Vail and Beaver Creek, Colorado.