International Olympic Committee

  1. Samsung Chairman Hospitalized After Heart Attack

    May 12, 2014 2:16 PM EDT Lee Kun-hee is in stable condition after undergoing a stent placement procedure early Sunday. Samsung Electronics Co. chairman Lee Kun-hee remained hospitalized in stable condition Monday after being treated for a heart attack, company officials s ...

  2. Pussy Riot Members Whipped By Police Near Sochi Olympics (Video)

    February 19, 2014 1:33 PM EST Cossack militia attacked the Pussy Riot punk group with whips and removed members' trademark ski masks in the Olympic host city on Wednesday (Feb. 19). The group had gathered in a downtown Sochi restaurant, about 30 kilometres from where the ...

  3. How Beats By Dre Got Their Headphones On Olympians' Ears (Despite Violating IOC Policy)

    July 31, 2012 4:30 PM EDT In just a matter of days, Beats By Dre headphones have become one of the most visible - and controversial - brands at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Athletes like British tennis player Laura Robson and soccer player Jack Butland tweeted their love ...

  4. Beats by Dre Causes Marketing Controversy at Olympics With Free Headphones for Athletes

    July 31, 2012 1:50 PM EDT LONDON - Dr. Dre and his Beats headphones are at the center of a marketing controversy here at the Summer Olympics. London Olympics organizers and the International Olympic Committee have strict rules to protect official sponsors who have struck m ...