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Steamboat Olympian Justin Reiter abandoning lawsuit against IOC

The Denver Post - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Justin Reiter of the United States competes in the Snowboard Men's Parallel Slalom Qualification on day Justin Reiter of the United States competes in the men's snowboard parallel slalom qualification during the 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor ...
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International Olympic Committee and China seal closer collaboration in the fight against corruption in sport

Olympic - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Speaking at the meeting, the Chinese Minister commented: “We appreciate the International Olympic Committee's determination to live up to the values of sport and to protect the integrity of sport.

International Olympic Committee Aware Of Internal IFAF Strife

American Football International - ‎May 17, 2016‎
A letter from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that the world's most powerful international sporting organization recognizes that American football's IFAF needs to get its house in order.
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IOC could retest Sochi doping samples, medical director says

ESPN - ‎May 12, 2016‎
LONDON -- The IOC "would not hesitate" to retest drug samples from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi if there is evidence that doping controls were manipulated, according to the Olympic body's medical director.
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IOC in contact with prosecutors amid Tokyo payment report

The Indian Express - ‎May 11, 2016‎
Tokyo bid, Tokyo payment bid, Tokyo payment bid bribe, IOC, International Olympic Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Brazil's Olympic Committee President, left, and International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach, right, light the cauldron Rio 2016 with ...
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Japanese Olympic Committee to Investigate Awarding of 2020 Games to Tokyo

New York Times - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The transfers were apparently discovered after the French authorities began a criminal investigation last year of the elder Mr. Diack - who was also a member of the International Olympic Committee until 2013 - on suspicion of having accepted more ...
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Plans to distribute 450000 condoms at Olympics announced by IOC - ‎May 20, 2016‎
About 450,000 condoms will be distributed during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, three times more than for the London Games four years ago, the International Olympic Committee says. Part of the reason was because 100,000 female condoms will be available ...
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Scandal-hit Tokyo seeks crumbs of comfort from IOC

Daily Mail - ‎14 hours ago‎
Beleaguered Tokyo 2020 Olympic organisers will be hoping for some warm words of comfort from the International Olympic Committee when senior officials arrive for talks on Wednesday. Controversy has once again cast a shadow over Japan's preparations ...
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IOC 'fully confident' in measures being taken to ensure public health at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio 2016 - ‎18 hours ago‎
Brazilian health minister Ricardo Barros visited the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Geneva on Tuesday (24 May) to brief the key staff about what the government is doing to ensure public health during the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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A Closer Look at the AIBA Move that got the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to Remove Headgear from Olympic ... (blog) - ‎May 15, 2016‎
AIBA, the international governing body for amateur boxing, has recently taken a bold step. They successfully filed a motion to the International Olympic Committee to remove headgear from amateur boxing. The IOC approved and this will become effective ...
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Brazil's Temer tells Olympic committee Rio will be ready

Reuters - ‎May 16, 2016‎
BRASILIA Interim President Michel Temer told the International Olympic Committee that Brazil's change of government has not interrupted preparations for the Rio 2016 Games, newly appointed Sports Minister Leonardo Picciani said on Monday.
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Questions over Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid are spreading far and wide

The Guardian - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach, invoked Queen Victoria this week when asked about the spiralling crisis surrounding allegations of corruption concerning Tokyo's successful bid for the 2020 Olympic Games.

IOC "confident" in IIHF finding solution for NHL participation at Pyeongchang 2018 - ‎1 hour ago‎
IIHF President René Fasel exclusively told insidethegames last month that reaching a deal is "even more difficult" than before because the IOC were refusing to pay accommodation costs and insurance costs Pyeongchang 2018. This is something they had ...

IOC didn't give wild card in skeet: NRAP

The News International - ‎16 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Skeet was the first choice for National Rifle Association of Pakistan (NRAP) for Rio Olympics and they applied for the wild card as well but the association's efforts did not bear fruit.
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Southern Cross Austereo announced as official FM radio broadcaster for Rio

Australian Olympic Committee - ‎14 hours ago‎
Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) and the Seven Network - which has a long-term partnership with the International Olympic Committee encompassing all broadcast, radio, online and digital rights for coverage of the Olympic Games - today announced that ...

Dress rehearsal for Rio opening ceremony 'nowhere near long enough', IOC says

NewsBiscuit (satire) - ‎17 hours ago‎
President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach, said: 'Tradition dictates that the opening ceremony of the summer games represents the absolute pinnacle of completely insane money-wasting and extravagance.
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IOC President addresses 'Criminality without Precedent' in op-ed essay - ‎3 hours ago‎
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach is a lawyer. When he uses the word “criminality” it is serious. The word did not come up specifically when Bach spoke at a press teleconference on May 18, following the end of a special session IOC ...