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Guidelines by the International Olympic Committee for transgender athletes

Lexology (registration) - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
In November 2015, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) reached a consensus on “Sex Reassignment and Hyperandrogenism” for transgender athletes.
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International Olympic Committee will "do everything" to keep Rio Games safe

Thelakeandeswave - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vowed to wage a "house-by-house fight" against the virus ahead of the Olympics and the IOC's Medical and Scientific Commission, chaired by World Archery's President Uğur Erdener, seem confident in the work that is ...
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International Olympic Committee Working To Minimize Zika Risks During Summer Games

BuzzFeed News - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
International Olympic Committee Working To Minimize Zika Risks During Summer Games. Brazil officials this week also insisted that they will not call off the summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro because of the Zika virus outbreak.
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One More Thing for U.S. Women's Soccer Team to Worry About

MyAJC - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Thomas Bach Richard Vogel / AP International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, talks during a news conference at UCLA, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016.
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Kenya Olympic Committee is in the public eye of Rio Olympics controversies

Examiner.com - ‎17 hours ago‎
As a result, WADA has been bearing down on the Kenyan Olympic Committee to invest in a national anti-doping agency that will meet international standards of athlete drug testing. To date, little progress has been made, such that WADA has issued a ...
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Experience will help China host successful Winter Olympics: IOC chief

Business Standard - ‎9 hours ago‎
Bach said the IOC and China have been in the first stage of cooperation as the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) was launched in December.

Meet the Canadian Athlete Changing Sports' Attitude to Gender

Newsweek - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Kristen Worley is taking the International Olympic Committee to court. Kristen Worley in an interview with CTV Canada National News Desk.
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Kuwaiti Government planning "world tour" to convince IOC and FIFA to lift suspensions

Insidethegames.biz - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Senior members of the Kuwaiti Government are to embark on a world tour in an attempt to convince the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and other International Federations to lift their respective suspensions of the Gulf nation, it has been revealed.
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IOC, Tokyo 2020 organizers confirm Belgian designer's Olympics logo suit withdrawn

The Japan Times - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
NEW YORK - The International Olympic Committee and Tokyo organizers of the 2020 Games jointly confirmed in a statement Monday that Belgian designer Olivier Debie has dropped his plagiarism lawsuit filed in August over an Olympics logo by Kenjiro ...

Despair permeates XIII Winter Olympic Games opening in 1980

New York Daily News - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
On Monday morning, the U.S. Olympic Committee met for the final time with the International Olympic Committee at the Lake Placid Resort Hotel.
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River flows fastest after Austrian super-G star claims first gold medal of Lillehammer 2016

Insidethegames.biz - ‎7 hours ago‎
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach was among others watching the action, greeting Kenya's first international Alpine skier Sabrina Simader after she had finished a respectable 23rd of the 37 finishers.

Tonga on course to meet IOC demands and restore funding

ABC Online - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The national Olympic committee in Tonga, TASANOC, is on track to be welcomed back into the Olympic family, more than six months after the IOC suspended all financial assistance to the country. The International Olympic Committee took action over Tonga ...
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Olympic committee says a refugee will be a torch bearer in 2016

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
"The Olympic flame will pass through this camp here and will be shown to the refugees," IOC head Thomas Bach said during a visit to the Eleonas camp for refugees and migrants in Athens, which houses mostly Afghans and Iranians.

'IOC not happy with govt role in SAG'

Chandigarh Tribune - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The Union Government's active participation in hosting the South Asian Games (SAG) has not gone down well with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The world's governing body of the Olympic movement deemed it as a direct intrusion into the ...
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Sen. Charles Schumer to call for federal Zika czar after 16th confirmed case in New York

WABC-TV - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Bach said the IOC was working with national Olympic committees and the World Health Organization to monitor the situation. He reiterated that, because the games are taking place during the Brazilian winter, the colder conditions should mitigate the ...
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Kuwait sports delegation rally support against IOC suspension

Kuwait Times - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
KUWAIT: The National Assembly's sports and youth affairs committee has announced that a popular sports delegation will begin a tour to Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries to urge their sports associations to support Kuwaiti efforts to lift suspension ...
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