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# ioc - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

IOC to 'explore legal options' for Rio ban on all Russian athletes
# Hard Line
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# Hard Line

IOC to 'explore legal options' for Rio ban on all Russian athletes

Jul 19th 2016, 4:14 PM 9,182 Views 21 Comments

The governing body has promised to impose ‘the toughest sanctions available’ in the wake of the McLaren report.

# ioc - Monday 18 July, 2016

Defiant Putin questions legitimacy of damning McLaren report
# Pointing Fingers
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# Pointing Fingers

Defiant Putin questions legitimacy of damning McLaren report

Jul 18th 2016, 8:53 PM 7,064 Views 7 Comments

The Russian president is questioning the integrity of Dr Grigory Rodchenkov, the whistleblowe whose evidence was a key part of the Wada-requested study.

# ioc - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Up to 10 athletes to represent Team Refugee at Rio Olympics
# 2016 Games
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# 2016 Games

Up to 10 athletes to represent Team Refugee at Rio Olympics

Mar 3rd 2016, 11:53 AM 13,666 Views 26 Comments

‘We want to send a message of hope,’ says IOC president Thomas Bach.

# ioc - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Ski chief fears impact of winter World Cup on 2022 Olympics
# FIFA
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# FIFA

Ski chief fears impact of winter World Cup on 2022 Olympics

Oct 15th 2013, 2:45 PM 808 Views 0 Comments

A 2022 football World Cup in Qatar could detract from the traditional quadrennial winter Games.

# ioc - Monday 9 September, 2013

Olympics bosses to Lance Armstrong: We're still waiting to get our bronze medal back, buddy
# Lance Armstrong
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# Lance Armstrong

Olympics bosses to Lance Armstrong: We're still waiting to get our bronze medal back, buddy

Sep 9th 2013, 2:51 PM 1,676 Views 1 Comment

IOC still working to recover Armstrong’s time-trial medal from the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.

# ioc - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid
# Development
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# Development

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid

Sep 8th 2013, 12:52 PM 2,239 Views 0 Comments

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

# ioc - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games after landslide IOC vote
# Decision Made
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# Decision Made

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games after landslide IOC vote

Sep 7th 2013, 9:37 PM 12,257 Views 55 Comments

The Japanese City was preferred to Istanbul by 60 votes to 36.

# ioc - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Japan to spend €359mn to battle Fukushima radioactive water leak
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Japan to spend €359mn to battle Fukushima radioactive water leak

Sep 3rd 2013, 10:32 AM 3,191 Views 7 Comments

A costly untested subterranean ice wall be constructed in a desperate step to stop the leaks after repeated failures by the plant’s operator.

# ioc - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Stephen Fry compares Putin to Hitler, calls for Olympics to be moved from Russia
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Stephen Fry compares Putin to Hitler, calls for Olympics to be moved from Russia

Aug 7th 2013, 3:44 PM 20,946 Views 217 Comments

The author, comedian and activist says Russia should be stripped of its right to hold the games over its passing of anti-LGBT laws, which criminalise those who engage in “gay propaganda”.

# ioc - Saturday 4 May, 2013

'I'd rather not talk about it until I have to decide what to do' - McIlroy on Olympics choice
# Choice
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# Choice

'I'd rather not talk about it until I have to decide what to do' - McIlroy on Olympics choice

May 4th 2013, 3:34 PM 1,390 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, the Northern Irishman is currently three shots behind leader Phil Mickelson at Quail Hollow.

# ioc - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

If the IOC board had looked at these 10 photos this morning, wrestling would be safe
# 2020 Olympics
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# 2020 Olympics

If the IOC board had looked at these 10 photos this morning, wrestling would be safe

Feb 12th 2013, 11:55 AM 2,025 Views 0 Comments

Officials voted to cut wrestling from the 2020 Olympics earlier today.

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.

# ioc - 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.

# ioc - 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.

# ioc - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Olympics: India suspended from IOC - source
# Ruling
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# Ruling

Olympics: India suspended from IOC - source

Dec 4th 2012, 3:35 PM 615 Views 0 Comments

The suspension comes amid an ongoing row between the Indian Olympic Association and the organisation.

# ioc - Friday 30 November, 2012

IOC ready to take away Armstrong's Olympic bronze
# Punishment
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# Punishment

IOC ready to take away Armstrong's Olympic bronze

Nov 30th 2012, 8:03 PM 540 Views 0 Comments

The fate of the cyclist’s medal will be addressed when the organisation’s executive board meets next week in Lausanne.

# ioc - Monday 27 August, 2012

VIDEO: It's never too late for one last London 2012 montage
# London 2012
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# London 2012

VIDEO: It's never too late for one last London 2012 montage

Aug 27th 2012, 10:05 PM 1,156 Views 0 Comments

It’s grand, there’s only two more sleeps until the Paralympics starts.

# ioc - Friday 3 August, 2012

German rower quits over 'neo-Nazi' boyfriend
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

German rower quits over 'neo-Nazi' boyfriend

Aug 3rd 2012, 1:26 PM 13,788 Views 31 Comments

The athlete affirmed her commitment to the “Olympic ideals” but quit the Olympic village so ‘as not to be a burden on the team’.

# ioc - 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.

Team Ireland shaken by alleged betting scandal
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Team Ireland shaken by alleged betting scandal

Jul 28th 2012, 12:00 PM 12,467 Views 0 Comments

On the eve of the Games, the IOC received a complaint that an Irish athlete had allegedly bet on an opponent in a previous event.

# ioc - Friday 27 July, 2012

Explainer: Why are there four Olympic athletes with no country?
# London 2012
From The42
# 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.

Anti-doping measures are working - Rogge
# The System Works
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# The System Works

Anti-doping measures are working - Rogge

Jul 27th 2012, 4:01 PM 230 Views 0 Comments

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president says the number of bans is proof that progress is being made.

# ioc - Thursday 26 July, 2012

London 2012: Hickey signs up to IOC top table
# Top Job
From The42
# 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).

# ioc - 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.”

# ioc - Sunday 22 July, 2012

IOC against minute's silence for Munich victims
# Refusal
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# Refusal

IOC against minute's silence for Munich victims

Jul 22nd 2012, 8:08 PM 10,079 Views 55 Comments

The organisation’s president has dismissed calls for a minute’s silence to commemorate the event.

# ioc - Friday 25 May, 2012

London 2012: Still no decision on eligibility for Saudi women
# Equality
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# Equality

London 2012: Still no decision on eligibility for Saudi women

May 25th 2012, 9:50 AM 1,423 Views 5 Comments

The IOC hopes that Saudi Arabia will enter their first female competitor at this summer’s Olympics, but discussions are ongoing.

# ioc - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Winter Olympics terrorist attack foiled, says Russia
# Sochi
# Sochi

Winter Olympics terrorist attack foiled, says Russia

May 13th 2012, 4:45 PM 2,290 Views 5 Comments

Russian government security officials say they have foiled plans to attack Olympics host city before and during the 2014 games.

# ioc - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Where did I park that stadium? Olympic venue gets test run
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Where did I park that stadium? Olympic venue gets test run

May 5th 2012, 4:36 PM 711 Views 1 Comment

Seb Coe and a healthy dollop of armed police officers were on hand for the trial day at London 2012 headquarters.

# ioc - 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.

# ioc - Monday 19 March, 2012

Hopes for Saudi Arabia's female athletes after Olympic talks progress
# London 2012
From The42
# 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.

# ioc - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Olympic torch to visit Dublin on 6 June
# Good News
From The42
# 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.

# ioc - Monday 5 December, 2011

Havelange resigns from IOC ahead of ethics hearing - reports
# Investigation
From The42
# 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.

# ioc - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

London 2012 chairman backs Dublin visit for Olympic torch
# Olympics
From The42
# 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”.

# ioc - Thursday 6 October, 2011

American star Merritt wins appeal against Olympic ban, others may follow
# Floodgates
From The42
# Floodgates

American star Merritt wins appeal against Olympic ban, others may follow

Oct 6th 2011, 1:09 PM 80 Views 0 Comments

LaShawn Merritt, who had been banned from competing at next year’s Olympic Games due to a doping offence, has appealed successfully to get the ruling overturned.

# ioc - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Olympic officials set to withold Gaddafi tickets 'until situation becomes clearer'
# No Entry
From The42
# No Entry

Olympic officials set to withold Gaddafi tickets 'until situation becomes clearer'

Jun 16th 2011, 3:37 PM 222 Views 2 Comments

Following an intervention from David Cameron, it has been confiirmed that Gaddafi or his affiliates will not be issued tickets.