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 IOC refuses Russian athletes' request to join Winter Olympics

IOC refuses Russian athletes' request to join Winter Olympics

 

A supporter waves a Russian flag in front of the logo of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at their headquarters on December 5, 2017 in Pully near Lausanne. The International Olympic Committee opened a high-stakes summit on December 5 on whether to bar Russia from the Winter Olympics over allegations its medal haul at the 2014 Sochi Games was fuelled by state-sponsored doping. / AFP PHOTO / Fabrice COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)


February 05, 2018 - 05:37 GMT
Los Angeles spells out low-cost, bold Olympic future in Games pitch

Los Angeles spells out low-cost, bold Olympic future in Games pitch

 

Los Angeles could deliver a low-cost, low-risk model for the Olympic Games, officials outlining its 2024 candidacy to the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.


July 11, 2017 - 11:39 GMT
Los Angeles mayor welcomes plan for double hosting award

Los Angeles mayor welcomes plan for double hosting award

 

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti welcomed a plan to award the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games hosting rights simultaneously as he arrived for an International Olympic Committee meeting on Monday.


July 10, 2017 - 16:27 GMT
IOC determined to see North Korea take part in Winter Games

IOC determined to see North Korea take part in Winter Games

 

The International Olympic Committee said on Monday it is working hard to make sure North Korea takes part in next year's Winter Olympics in neighboring South Korea, despite political tensions in the region.


July 10, 2017 - 13:09 GMT
Macron's presence key to successful Paris bid for 2024 Games: mayor

Macron's presence key to successful Paris bid for 2024 Games: mayor

 

French President Emmanuel Macron's presence at an International Olympic Committee meeting this week will be key to what will hopefully be a successful Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics, city Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Monday.


July 10, 2017 - 11:37 GMT
Olympics: IOC to have independent drugs testing in place in Pyeongchang

Olympics: IOC to have independent drugs testing in place in Pyeongchang

 

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea will be the first Games to have an independent drugs testing authority (ITA) in place to deal with doping among competitors, the International Olympic Committee said on Sunday.


July 09, 2017 - 19:08 GMT
Doping: Sixteen Russian athletes cleared to compete as neutrals

Doping: Sixteen Russian athletes cleared to compete as neutrals

 

Former long jump world champion Aleksandr Menkov is among 16 more Russian athletes who have been cleared to compete as neutrals, the governing body for athletics (IAAF) said on Sunday.


July 09, 2017 - 17:31 GMT
Athletics - South African Van Niekerk wins on international return

Athletics - South African Van Niekerk wins on international return

 

South African Wayde van Niekerk cruised to victory in the Diamond League 400 meters on Thursday in his first international race since he set the world record at last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics.


July 06, 2017 - 22:15 GMT
IOC warns weightlifting federation to tackle doping

IOC warns weightlifting federation to tackle doping

 

The governing body of weightlifting (IWF) has been warned that the sport risks exclusion from the 2024 Olympic Games if it does not provide a "satisfactory" report about how it is dealing with doping by December.


June 09, 2017 - 17:20 GMT
IOC recommends awarding 2024, 2028 Olympic hosting rights at same time

IOC recommends awarding 2024, 2028 Olympic hosting rights at same time

 

The hosting rights for both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games should be awarded at the same time, the International Olympic Committee's executive board recommended on Friday.


June 09, 2017 - 16:45 GMT
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