Thomas Bach

Olympic Games Hosting To Be Limited To A Few Cities

Bidding for the world’s major sporting events is an expensive business, as Australia found out in its failed attempt to host the FIFA World Cup. It appears that the Governing bodies are aware that many Governments in tough economic times

Urbanisation of the Olympic Games or Pandering to the Youth?

In August the International Olympic Committee announced that Baseball for men and Softball for women will return to the Olympic Games in Tokyo. There was no great surprise there as the sport is massive in Japan. Also being introduced are

Searching for a Saviour

It was a victory of good over evil. Or was it Champion over cheat? Usain Bolt’s victory over Justin Gatlin in the 100m final in Beijing was a victory that many said had to happen for the sake of Athletics.

Is the IOC About to get Its Wings?

Most people who follow sport, and even many who don’t will be aware that the motto of the modern Olympic Games is “Citius, Altius, Fortius,” which is Latin for “Faster, Higher, Stronger.” The father of the modern Olympic Games Baron