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Public Health Experts Call for International Olympic Committee to Pull Games From Rio

CDA News - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The 2016 Summer Olympics are closing in and 150 public health experts, scientists, medical ethicists and doctors, have called for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to either postpone or remove the games entirely from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil over ...
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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.
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Brazilian Minister of Health outlines health measures during visit to IOC

Olympic - ‎May 24, 2016‎
On the occasion of the 69th World Health Assembly currently taking place at the World Health Organisation (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Brazilian Minister of Health Ricardo Barros paid a visit to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters ...
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IOC Olympic director admits to velodrome worry

Yahoo Sports - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Lausanne (AFP) - International Olympic Committee (IOC) director for the Rio Games, Christophe Dubi, admitted to AFP on Friday that organisers face a race against time to deliver the cycling velodrome in Brazil.

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BreakingNews.com - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Editor's note: The International Olympic Committee's announcement of 23 athlete samples that came back positive for doping from the 2012 Olympics comes after last week's report of 31 samples from the 2008 Olympics re-testing as positive.

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 expresses concern over investigation into Tokyo 2020

Asahi Shimbun - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Photo/Illutration Tokyo 2020 Olympics President Yoshiro Mori speaks as International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President and IOC Coordination Commission for Tokyo 2020 Chairman John Coates listens during a press Briefing of the IOC Executive ...

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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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

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎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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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.

Exclusive: IOC to hold crisis meeting with rival organisers of Tokyo 2020 skateboarding as tensions continue

Insidethegames.biz - ‎13 hours ago‎
This was a compromise solution engineered by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to navigate between the need to have a skateboarding body at the helm of the organisation with the fact that FIRS, as the only IOC-recognised body, was the only one ...

Dopers will be kept away from Rio Olympics, says IOC chief

Birmingham Mail - ‎May 27, 2016‎
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has vowed to keep the dopers away from Rio after positive tests were returned on 23 athletes who competed at London 2012.
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The Road To Rio Is Paved With Broken Promises

WBUR - ‎May 26, 2016‎
One of the pleasant fictions the International Olympic Committee (IOC) spins when naming a host city is to promise that when the Olympic carnival leaves town it will leave behind some fantastic legacy: a high speed rail line, a new airport, bike paths, ...
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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.

Russia says 8 athletes in 2012 Olympics positive after retests

Yahoo Sports - ‎20 hours ago‎
Moscow (AFP) - Russia's Olympic Committee (ROC) said on Saturday that eight of its athletes in the 2012 London Olympics were positive for doping following new tests of their samples given during the Games.

Wins this week: Home Office, O2, Rustlers, IOC

CampaignLive - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The International Olympic Committee has hired social content agency Shareability to promote its new digital OTT channel as part of a strategy to appeal to young people and maintain interest between tournaments.
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