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Bach: Olympic bid process needs to change; 'too many losers'
by Stephen Wilson - December 9, 2016 - 10:11am
IOC President Thomas Bach wants to revise the bidding process because it "produces too many losers."
IOC extends provisional measures against Russia
by Stephen Wilson - December 8, 2016 - 12:57pm
Two days before the release of a new report into Russian doping, the IOC on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) extended the provisional sanctions imposed on the country over allegations of systematic cheating and c...
IOC sanctions 3 boxers for betting on fights at Rio Olympics
by Stephen Wilson - September 29, 2016 - 10:00am
Ireland's Michael Conlan and Steve Donnelly and Britain's Antony Fowler were censured by the International Olympic Committee for violating anti-betting rules.
Olympic and anti-doping leaders clash over Russian scandal
by Stephen Wilson - August 3, 2016 - 1:00pm
Declaring that the global drug-testing system is damaged, Olympic leaders and anti-doping officials vowed Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) to fix the problems and prevent the type of scandal that has embroiled Russian...
Thomas Bach: IOC decision on Russians 'is about justice'
by Stephen Wilson - August 2, 2016 - 12:00pm
IOC President Thomas Bach issued another defense of his handling of the Russian doping scandal Monday (Tuesday in Manila), saying the decision not to exclude the entire Russian team from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics...
Milos Raonic: 'This one's going to sting'
by Stephen Wilson - July 11, 2016 - 12:06pm
Milos Raonic blasted a first serve at 147 mph, the fastest delivery of the entire tournament, only for the ball to come rifling back across the net. Not only did Andy Murray make the return, he went on...
IOC identifies 43 potential refugee athletes for Rio Games
by Stephen Wilson - March 2, 2016 - 10:17pm
Olympic officials have identified 43 candidates for a team of refugee athletes who will compete in the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro in a "message of hope" for millions of refugees around the world, the IOC said...
No headgear rule for male boxers cleared for Rio Olympics
by Stephen Wilson - March 1, 2016 - 7:00pm
For the first time in more than 30 years, male boxers won't be wearing protective headgear at the Olympics.
IOC: 'No evidence' of bribery in bidding for '16, '20 Games
by Stephen Wilson - March 1, 2016 - 7:00pm
The International Olympic Committee has seen "no evidence" so far to support allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for the 2016 and 2020 Games, an IOC spokesman said.
No headgear rule for male boxers cleared for Rio Olympics
by Stephen Wilson - March 1, 2016 - 4:16pm
For the first time in more than 30 years, male boxers won't be wearing protective headgear at the Olympics.
IOC in contact with French prosecutors in corruption probe
by Stephen Wilson - March 1, 2016 - 1:51pm
The International Olympic Committee has applied to be a party to the investigation by French authorities into corruption in track and field that could spread to possible bribery in the bidding for the 2016 and 2020...
BBC secures rights to 2022, 2024 Olympics from Discovery
by Stephen Wilson - February 2, 2016 - 2:11pm
The BBC will continue to broadcast the Olympics through 2024 after reaching a deal yesterday to sub-license the exclusive British television rights from Discovery Communications.
IOC sends medical advice to Olympic committees on Zika virus
by Stephen Wilson - January 30, 2016 - 11:43am
The IOC advised national Olympic committees on Friday to follow the World Health Organization's guidance on dealing with the Zika virus ahead of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, asserting its confidence that the games...
Bach: Sports bodies must clean up to protect credibility
by Stephen Wilson - December 30, 2015 - 1:13pm
Sports organizations must work harder than ever in 2016 to clean up their act after a year of corruption and doping scandals that tarnished the Olympic movement, IOC President Thomas Bach said yesterday in a New...
IOC says no threat of suspension for Mexico
by Stephen Wilson - December 8, 2015 - 2:00pm
Mexico has avoided any threat of suspension from the Olympics after the IOC found no evidence that the government was interfering in the work of sports federations.
Olympic leaders agree on independent drug-testing system
by Stephen Wilson - October 18, 2015 - 1:02pm
In a shake-up of the drug-testing system in sports, Olympic leaders agreed Saturday that testing should be independent of sports organizations and urged the World Anti-Doping Agency to take over the responsibility...
IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping
by Stephen Wilson - August 3, 2015 - 12:16pm
IOC shakes up bid process for 2024 Summer Olympics
by Stephen Wilson - August 2, 2015 - 1:44pm
WADA to investigate new doping allegations in athletics
by Stephen Wilson - August 2, 2015 - 8:56am
USOC: 3 cities being contacted to replace Boston in 2024 bid
by Stephen Wilson - August 1, 2015 - 3:38pm
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