Human rights activists ask International Olympic Committee to not hold 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

At least 160 human rights activists signed a letter calling for International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reverse its decision to hold the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, citing allegations of widespread rights abuses by the Chinese government. The letter addressed to the IOC president Thomas Bach said that the actions of the Chinese central government in […]


IOC suspends events in India after Pakistan shooters were denied visa

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to “suspend all discussions” with India regarding hosting global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup in New Delhi. The IOC says it will not allow India to hosts further Olympic events unless the IOC receives a written assurance from the Government […]