International Olympic Committee

Yiannis Exarchos: Bringing the Games to our screens

His office in Madrid is filled with books, records and a turntable… the remedy for when things get tough. Not a day goes by that he doesn't listen to music from some of his 55,000 records, reads, or watches a movie. But the rest of his time is spent working tirelessly, overseeing every aspect of production and knowing every detail about broadcasting the Olympic Games.

Cyclist Christos Volikakis positive for doping in retests from 2016 Olympics

Four-time Olympic cyclist Christos Volikakis tested positive for doping in retests of samples from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, the International Cycling Union said on Friday.

Volikakis won medals for Greece in track cycling at world and European championships but not the Olympics where he was selected at each edition from Beijing in 2008 through the Tokyo Games in 2021.

EU to propose to the IOC to hold Olympic Marathon in Athens, says Schinas

The European Union could propose to the International Olympic Committee and Thomas Bach for the Marathon to be held on its original route, in Athens, regardless of where the Olympic Games take place, said Vice President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas shortly before the start of the 40th Authentic Athens Marathon on Sunday.

Paris 2024: ‘Athletes are at the heart of our project’

Exactly one year from now (July 26, 2024), we will welcome the Olympic Games to my home country, and I am counting down the days. Paris 2024 will be the Games of a new era, as the first Games planned and delivered in line with all the reforms of Olympic Agenda 2020. They will serve as a blueprint that will help shape future editions of the Olympic Games and inspire other major events