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Bach welcomes US decision to bid for 2024 Games

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has welcomed the United States decision to bid for the 2024 Games and says whichever city is chosen will be a "very strong" contender....

December 18, 2014, Thursday

‘Super bacteria’ found in Rio waters

A DRUG-RESISTANT “super bacteria” that’s normally found in hospitals and is notoriously difficult to treat has been discovered in the waters where Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic sailing events will be held,...

December 17, 2014, Wednesday

Rome to lead Italy bid for 2024 Games

ROME will spearhead an Italian bid for the 2024 Olympic Games, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Monday vowing a strong campaign to win the event. Italy became the first to announce a bid taking advantage ...

December 15, 2014, Monday

Kosovo gets nod from IOC

Athletes from Kosovo will be able to compete at the 2016 Summer Games after being granted full recognition yesterday by the International Olympic Committee....

December 10, 2014, Wednesday

IOC adopts new systems for bidding, sports

The IOC approved a new Olympic bidding process yesterday to make the system less costly and adopted a more flexible sports program that could lead to the inclusion of baseball and softball at the 2020...

December 9, 2014, Tuesday

Long delayed medals

After 50 years, the IOC finally has figured out the pairs figure skating at the 1964 Games....

November 27, 2014, Thursday

IOC changes Games bidding, sports program

Bidding for the Olympics is set to become cheaper, easier and more attractive for cities while sports will enter the Games quicker, the IOC said yesterday, presenting 40 recommendations for changes in the way the Games are run....

November 19, 2014, Wednesday

Kim Named Ambassador

Olympic figure skating gold medalist Kim Yu-na has been appointed as an official ambassador for the 2018 Winter Games in her native South Korea....

November 5, 2014, Wednesday

Beijing favorite for 2022 Games

Beijing is confident it can host the 2022 Winter Olympics, an official said yesterday, after several withdrawals left the bid — initially seen as a dry run for a future event — the unlikely favorite....

November 5, 2014, Wednesday

Chinese athletes win men's doubles sculls final at Asian Games

Dai Jun (front) and Zhang Liang of China compete during the men's doubles sculls final of rowing at the 17th Asian Games in Chungju, South Korea, today. Dai Jun and Zhang Liang won the gold medal....

September 25, 2014, Thursday



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