My article was published in the Huffington Post today, and I am looking forward to hearing the thoughts of the IOC; I'm sure they will take time out of their Olympic schmoozathon to read my blog.
The Olympics ought to be open to everyone, based solely on merit and without discrimination. There should be no divisions or exclusions, with equal opportunities for all competitors, regardless of their background. Any country that discriminates in sport against women or minorities should be disqualified from the 2016 Olympics.
As the London Olympic games approached, much talk was of the Olympic Athletes' Hub and how athletes would be more connected to their fans than ever before thanks to social networking tools such as Twitter and Facebook.
Over the seven years I have been chair of the Commission I have met a wide variety of people from NGOs and also most of the corporate sponsors to talk about issues related to the sustainability of the Games and its legacy.
Over the past few days I've lost count of the number of politicians decrying critics of the Olympics. Labour's newly appointed 'Olympic Legacy Adviser' Tony Blair has returned to one of his favourite themes, declaring war on cynicism.
Twitter has been blamed for disrupting the television coverage of the cycling road race. Armchair viewers were left clueless
Widows of the athletes killed at the 1972 Munich Olympics have expressed their fury and frustration that no minute's silence
When Ankie Spitzer, widow of Andre Spitzer, stretched out her hands to Jacques Rogge, the International Olympic Committee president, and begged him to hold a minute's silence, he refused. "My hands are tied" he said. "No," Ankie replied: "Your hands are not tied. My husband's hands were tied, so were here his feet, when he was murdered. That was having your hands tied."
So here it is, seven years of blood, sweat and tears have come down to this: the greatest show on Earth has arrived.
There are forty-four days until the London Olympics. One final thrust before immeasurable crowds descend fog-like on the capital and the glitterati of the International Olympics Committee (IOC) land on every five star hotel suite in sight.
A probe was under way tonight into claims of widespread corruption among foreign agents and officials supplying tickets to
The International Olympic Committe are set to come under fire after it emerged Saudi Arabia look likely to be the only nation
If you are not an official sponsor and are thinking of piggy backing next year's London Olympic Games with a timely promotion, you need to read the rules very carefully to avoid the risk of a heavy fine or even jail.
The first ever Great Britain football team for over 40 years, took centre stage last week as England U-21 coach Stuart Pearce
Security firm McAfee has published a report revealing a mass cyber infiltration of 72 networks, including breaches of the