Olympic team finish evaluating Beijing and Zhangjikou for 2022 Winter Games

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The International Olympic Committee evaluation team briefs the media after their inspection tour of Beijing and Zhangjikou, candidates to co-host the 2022 Winter Games.

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IOC Executive Board meets in Rio, could change advertising rules for athletes

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International Olympic Committee Executive Board meets in Rio de Janeiro to discuss preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Snooker chiefs push for Olympic recognition

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Snooker chiefs push for Olympic recognition

New legislation implemented in December by the International Olympic Committee now allows a host city to bring in a new sport on a one-off basis.

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Boston details US$4.7 bln bid for 2024 Games

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Boston details US$4.7 bln bid for 2024 Games

The historic US city of Boston plans a US$4.7 billion bid to host the 2024 Olympic games with no public financing.

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Change needed to secure Games' relevance - IOC's Bach

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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says the Olympic Games must adapt in order to maintain their stature in a rapidly changing world.

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Pele being discharged from hospital after stomach ailment, aide says

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Pele being discharged from hospital after stomach ailment, aide says

Brazilian soccer legend Pele is doing "fine" and is being discharged from a Sao Paulo hospital after he was admitted late on Wednesday for stomach pains, one of his aides told Reuters.

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Williams criticizes IOC member for ‘sexist’ comments

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Williams criticizes IOC member for ‘sexist’ comments

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova criticized Russian International Olympic Committee member Shamil Tarpischev for comments about the Williams sisters.

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Olympics: IOC chief says Brazil World Cup exit won't sour 2016 Games

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Olympics: IOC chief says Brazil World Cup exit won't sour 2016 Games

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said Wednesday he was confident Brazil's World Cup humiliation would not sour the mood ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics, and that the city would be ready.

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Vietnam comforted by Olympic officials after quitting hosting Asiad

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Vietnam comforted by Olympic officials after quitting hosting Asiad

High ranking officials of the Olympic Council of Asia and the International Olympic Committee admitted that they have been aware and understandable for the withdrawal of Vietnam as host of the 2019 Asian Games.

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Replacement Asian Games hosts needed fast, not Singapore: ICO Vice President

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Replacement Asian Games hosts needed fast, not Singapore: ICO Vice President

International Olympic Committee (IOC) member and First Vice President Ser Miang Ng attends a news conference to announce a bid for the IOC presidency at the Sorbonne in Paris May 16, 2013.

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Meteorite gift too spacey for Olympics, rules IOC

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Meteorite gift too spacey for Olympics, rules IOC

The International Olympic Committee has shot down plans to give Saturday's medal-winning athletes at the Sochi Games a piece of a meteorite that exploded over Russia a year ago.

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Blatter gives huge hint he'll run for office again

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Blatter gives huge hint he'll run for office again

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has given the strongest hint yet that he is ready to stand for a fifth term, telling Swiss public radio he would not say no if member associations asked him to stand.

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Sport mourns 'miracle man' Mandela

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Sport mourns 'miracle man' Mandela

Tributes poured in from across the sporting world for Nelson Mandela, who died aged 95 on Thursday, including from the International Olympic Committee, soccer governing body FIFA and a moving valediction from former boxer Muhammad Ali.

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IOC chief backs new Paris bid for 2024 or 2028 Games

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IOC chief backs new Paris bid for 2024 or 2028 Games

New International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Friday he would be very favourable towards a new bid by Paris to host the Olympic Games in either 2024 or 2028.

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Olympics: Bach replaces Rogge as IOC president

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Olympics: Bach replaces Rogge as IOC president

Thomas Bach achieved a long-held dream on Tuesday as he was elected to the most powerful position in sport, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), in Buenos Aires.

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