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#International Olympic Committee

# international-olympic-committee - Friday 25 February, 2022

Olympic Committee urges sports federations to cancel events in Russia or Belarus
# International Olympic Committee
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# International Olympic Committee

Olympic Committee urges sports federations to cancel events in Russia or Belarus

Feb 25th 2022, 3:29 PM 9,256 Views 4 Comments

They accused the Russian and Belarussian governments of breaching the Olympic Truce.

# international-olympic-committee - Friday 18 February, 2022

Criticism at ‘chilling’ attitude of Kamila Valieva’s coaches
# Ruthless
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# Ruthless

Criticism at ‘chilling’ attitude of Kamila Valieva’s coaches

Feb 18th 2022, 8:32 AM 74,028 Views 45 Comments

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has launched a scathing attack on the team behind the star.

# international-olympic-committee - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Chinese tennis star tells Olympic officials she is ‘safe and well’
# Peng Shuai
# Peng Shuai

Chinese tennis star tells Olympic officials she is ‘safe and well’

Nov 21st 2021, 6:54 PM 51,691 Views 53 Comments

Concern had been mounting for Peng Shuai’s welfare following her high-profile allegation of sexual assault.

# international-olympic-committee - Friday 30 November, 2018

'The boxers have done nothing wrong' - Amy Broadhurst unsure whether we'll see boxing at Tokyo 2020
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# IOC

'The boxers have done nothing wrong' - Amy Broadhurst unsure whether we'll see boxing at Tokyo 2020

Nov 30th 2018, 9:24 PM 2,582 Views 4 Comments

The Dundalk boxer was speaking to Game On about the future of amateur boxing.

# international-olympic-committee - Friday 6 October, 2017

Rio 2016 chief, arrested on charges of attempted bribery, had 16 bars of gold in Swiss bank
# Secret Stash
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# Secret Stash

Rio 2016 chief, arrested on charges of attempted bribery, had 16 bars of gold in Swiss bank

Oct 6th 2017, 5:47 PM 3,249 Views 3 Comments

Carlos Nuzman is alleged to have paid off colleagues in return for them voting in favour of the Brazilian city being Olympic host.

# international-olympic-committee - Friday 9 June, 2017

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games
# Equality
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# Equality

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games

Jun 9th 2017, 5:45 PM 4,897 Views 13 Comments

Men and women will compete together in the 4x400m relay, swimming, archery, judo and cycling in Tokyo.

# international-olympic-committee - Sunday 7 August, 2016

International Paralympic Committee issues outright ban on Russian athletes for this month's Games
# Contrast
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# Contrast

International Paralympic Committee issues outright ban on Russian athletes for this month's Games

Aug 7th 2016, 4:50 PM 17,163 Views 34 Comments

It represents a complete contrast to the International Olympic Committee’s heavily-criticised decision.

# international-olympic-committee - Thursday 4 August, 2016

271 Russians to compete in Rio Olympics after drugs probe - IOC
# Development
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# Development

271 Russians to compete in Rio Olympics after drugs probe - IOC

Aug 4th 2016, 11:46 PM 2,344 Views 5 Comments

Russian Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov said some other cases remained unresolved .

# international-olympic-committee - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

WADA chief has framed photo of him shaking hands with Vladimir Putin in his house
# You Can't Make It Up
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# You Can't Make It Up

WADA chief has framed photo of him shaking hands with Vladimir Putin in his house

Jul 26th 2016, 6:24 PM 6,865 Views 5 Comments

The Financial Times paid a visit to his Glasgow home and certainly got more than they asked for.

# international-olympic-committee - Monday 24 August, 2015

Usain Bolt win reverberates in anti-doping fight
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Usain Bolt win reverberates in anti-doping fight

Aug 24th 2015, 8:46 AM 7,858 Views 6 Comments

“We build people up to break them down, that’s just human nature.”

# international-olympic-committee - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Financial burden of Olympic hosting duties causing chaos as Boston withdraws 2024 bid
# Money Matters
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# Money Matters

Financial burden of Olympic hosting duties causing chaos as Boston withdraws 2024 bid

Jul 28th 2015, 2:04 PM 4,220 Views 6 Comments

The IOC still wants a US city to deliver a summer Games in nine years.

# international-olympic-committee - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

India flag to fly at Sochi as Olympic ban is lifted
# Sochi 2014
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# Sochi 2014

India flag to fly at Sochi as Olympic ban is lifted

Feb 11th 2014, 9:23 AM 2,705 Views 3 Comments

The IOC has decided to reinstate the Asian country meaning its three athletes can compete under its name.

# international-olympic-committee - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics

Sep 8th 2013, 5:40 PM 1,168 Views 10 Comments

In February, the International Olympic Committee had recommended that wrestling was dropped.

# international-olympic-committee - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

And the loser is... IOC board want to axe wrestling from 2020 Olympics
# 2020 Vision
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# 2020 Vision

And the loser is... IOC board want to axe wrestling from 2020 Olympics

Feb 12th 2013, 11:01 AM 1,240 Views 2 Comments

Associated Press reports that wrestling will be dropped by the executive board of the International Olympic Committee.

# international-olympic-committee - Friday 7 December, 2012

ISA critical of 'malicious' Olympic betting allegations
# London 2012
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# London 2012

ISA critical of 'malicious' Olympic betting allegations

Dec 7th 2012, 5:43 PM 5,081 Views 1 Comment

Peter O’Leary escaped with a warning following an Olympic betting investigation, but Irish sailing bosses still have questions about the motive and timing of the allegations.

# international-olympic-committee - Thursday 6 December, 2012

IOC strips four medals from 2004 Athens Olympics, Armstrong safe for now
# Punishment
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# Punishment

IOC strips four medals from 2004 Athens Olympics, Armstrong safe for now

Dec 6th 2012, 3:27 PM 652 Views 0 Comments

The IOC has said they will readjust the results and rankings from the Athens Games.

# international-olympic-committee - Monday 26 November, 2012

IOC chief backs plan for four-year doping bans
# Punishment
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# Punishment

IOC chief backs plan for four-year doping bans

Nov 26th 2012, 4:34 PM 2,254 Views 0 Comments

The World Anti-Doping Agency is planning to raise the penalty by two years.

# international-olympic-committee - Saturday 28 July, 2012

IOC warning as Olympics hit by first doping case
# London 2012
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# London 2012

IOC warning as Olympics hit by first doping case

Jul 28th 2012, 12:59 PM 963 Views 0 Comments

Albanian weightlifter Hysen Pulaku tested positive for a banned steroid in London this week.

# international-olympic-committee - Friday 27 July, 2012

Explainer: Why are there four Olympic athletes with no country?
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Explainer: Why are there four Olympic athletes with no country?

Jul 27th 2012, 11:17 PM 45,589 Views 37 Comments

There’s four athletes competing under the Olympic flag, with no country to represent. Here’s how that came about.

# international-olympic-committee - Thursday 26 July, 2012

London 2012: Hickey signs up to IOC top table
# Top Job
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# Top Job

London 2012: Hickey signs up to IOC top table

Jul 26th 2012, 2:41 PM 2,965 Views 1 Comment

Dubliner Pat Hickey was elected today to the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

# international-olympic-committee - Monday 23 July, 2012

London 2012: Rogge stages minute's silence for 1972 victims
# London 2012
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# London 2012

London 2012: Rogge stages minute's silence for 1972 victims

Jul 23rd 2012, 6:52 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

“They came to Munich in a spirit of peace and solidarity. The debt we owe them is to maintain this spirit in life and to remember them.”

# international-olympic-committee - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Olympic bidding race down to three
# Road To...?
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# Road To...?

Olympic bidding race down to three

May 24th 2012, 11:41 AM 264 Views 1 Comment

Where do you want to go in 2020 – Tokyo, Madrid or Istanbul?

# international-olympic-committee - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012
# Tweet On
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# Tweet On

Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012

Mar 31st 2012, 4:24 PM 404 Views 0 Comments

Pat Hickey knows what a London Bus looks like but, by the looks of it, he prefers vintage technology.

# international-olympic-committee - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Planning for Olympics 2012 a 'blueprint' for future hosts
# Best Laid Plans
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# Best Laid Plans

Planning for Olympics 2012 a 'blueprint' for future hosts

Mar 29th 2012, 8:13 AM 164 Views 0 Comments

Hwever, British Prime Minister David Cameron warned that “the drive to embed and secure the benefits of London 2012 is still to come”.

# international-olympic-committee - Monday 19 March, 2012

Hopes for Saudi Arabia's female athletes after Olympic talks progress
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Hopes for Saudi Arabia's female athletes after Olympic talks progress

Mar 19th 2012, 11:41 AM 2,273 Views 3 Comments

Saudi Arabia is one of three countries that has never included women in its Olympic teams, along with Qatar and Brunei.

# international-olympic-committee - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Saudi Arabia in breach of Olympic charter, says rights group
# Women In Sport
# Women In Sport

Saudi Arabia in breach of Olympic charter, says rights group

Feb 15th 2012, 8:13 PM 4,301 Views 12 Comments

Human Rights Watch says the kingdom is effectively operating a ban against women in sports.

# international-olympic-committee - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Olympic torch to visit Dublin on 6 June
# Good News
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# Good News

Olympic torch to visit Dublin on 6 June

Dec 8th 2011, 12:51 PM 2,426 Views 12 Comments

OCI President Pat Hickey celebrates “the culmination of a dream” as Olympic officials confirm the torch’s visit to Ireland next summer.

# international-olympic-committee - Monday 5 December, 2011

Havelange resigns from IOC ahead of ethics hearing - reports
# Investigation
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# Investigation

Havelange resigns from IOC ahead of ethics hearing - reports

Dec 5th 2011, 12:09 PM 468 Views 0 Comments

Former FIFA President Joao Havelange is reported to have resigned from the International Olympic Committee days before an investigation into alleged kickbacks opens.

# international-olympic-committee - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

London 2012 chairman backs Dublin visit for Olympic torch
# Olympics
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# Olympics

London 2012 chairman backs Dublin visit for Olympic torch

Nov 16th 2011, 10:35 AM 1,221 Views 8 Comments

Sebastian Coe said a symbolic visit to the Republic “would speak eloquently and powerfully for sport”.

# international-olympic-committee - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

72 global organisations hit by world's 'biggest ever cyber-attacks'
# Cyberterrorism
# Cyberterrorism

72 global organisations hit by world's 'biggest ever cyber-attacks'

Aug 3rd 2011, 6:56 PM 432 Views 2 Comments

The UN, US and Canadian governments are among six dozen high-profile targets of the largest ever hacking attack.

# international-olympic-committee - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Gaddafi's son given 1,000-ticket allocation for London Olympics
# London 2012
# London 2012

Gaddafi's son given 1,000-ticket allocation for London Olympics

Jun 15th 2011, 1:40 PM 651 Views 6 Comments

The son of Muammar Gaddafi has been given almost 1,000 tickets – while the city’s mayor goes empty-handed.

# international-olympic-committee - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

New federation to seek Olympic status for GAA-style Handball
# GAA Handball
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# GAA Handball

New federation to seek Olympic status for GAA-style Handball

Mar 2nd 2011, 2:50 PM 336 Views 0 Comments

33 national handball associations, including the GAA, form a new international body that will seek Olympic status for the game.