international olympic committee

Japan's Olympic chief to resign

With less than 500 days until the Tokyo Olympics gets underway, Tsunekazu Takeda -- president of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) -- has announced he will step down from his position in June amid allegations of corruption over Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Games.

Taiwan to vote on changing 'Chinese Taipei' Olympic name

Millions of Taiwanese voters will go to the polls Saturday to decide whether the island's Olympic athletes should compete under the name "Taiwan," setting up a potential showdown with both the Beijing government and the International Olympic Committee.