Michael Pavitt Senior reporter

Since joining insidethegames.biz in 2015, Michael Pavitt has covered a variety of international multi-sport events, including the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.

His questioning led to insidethegames exclusively revealing Russia’s 15-year-old Kamila Valieva had tested positive for banned drugs before Beijing 2022.

Michael has reported from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, two editions of the Pan American Games, as well as the European Games, Pacific Games and the Asian Winter Games.

Michael has also covered multiple IOC Sessions, ANOC General Assemblies and International Federation Congresses.

Michael Pavitt

Recent articles by Michael

Bjøergen maintains winning streak at Tour de Ski

By Michael Pavitt

Marit Bjøergen continued her winning run on stage four in Toblach Italy ©Getty ImagesNorway's Marit Bjøergen has maintained her 100 per cent record at the 2015 Tour de Ski after winning stage four, while Petter Northug saw his overall lead in the men's competition cut, with Alexey Poltoranin claiming victory on the 10 kilometres interval stage.