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International Olympic Committee announces 45 failed tests from Beijing, London - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Forty-five athletes have failed dope tests after their samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Games were re-analysed, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday (Friday night NZ Time). The results are from a second wave of ...
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Statement of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee on the WADA Independent Person Report

Olympics - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
“The findings of the report show a shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of sports and on the Olympic Games. Therefore, the IOC will not hesitate to take the toughest sanctions available against any individual or organisation implicated ...

International Olympic Committee 'green-lit' Telstra campaign

The Australian - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
But Telstra has told a Federal Court judge that elements of its Rio campaign were explicitly green-lit by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). “This case is about as far from the notion of ambush marketing as one might conceive,” Telstra's ...
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The Inefficiencies Of The International Olympic Committee And Olympic City Site-Selection Process

Forbes - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio could be quite entertaining, for both good and bad reasons. I'm excited to see what Michael Phelps and the U.S.

International Olympic Committee to make final decision on Russia's athletic ban

TVNZ - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The IOC must decide whether to uphold the ban on Russian athletes for state-sponsored doping - weigh up the possibility of extending it to the whole team.

Another 45 athletes test positive, reveals International Olympic Committee

The Argus - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The IOC said 23 of the 30 positive tests taken from the Beijing samples involved medallists. The 15 positives from London covered athletes from nine countries and two sports.

International Olympic Committee: 45 more positive cases in retests of 2008, '12 samples

YES Network - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
LONDON (AP) -- Forty-five more athletes, including 23 medalists from the 2008 Beijing Games, have been caught for doping after retesting of samples from the last two Olympics, the IOC said Friday. The new cases bring to 98 the total number of athletes ...

International Olympic Committee to 'study and analyze' ruling on ban on Russian track and field athletes from ... - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
IAAF: 'Today's judgement has created a level playing field for athletes. The CAS award upholds the rights of the IAAF to use its rules for the protection of the sport, to protect clean athletes and support the credibility and integrity of competition ...
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English Heritage 'deadly serious' about bid to get jousting into Olympics

The Guardian - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The skill of the knight and the horses make it a great thing to witness … we absolutely believe it deserves its place at the Olympic table.

Decision time: IOC poised to rule on Russia's status for Rio

Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
The IOC's ruling 15-member executive board will meet via teleconference to weigh the unprecedented step of excluding Russia as a whole from the games.
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Putin Not Planning to Meet IOC Head Bach in Foreseeable Future

Sputnik International - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is not planning a meeting with Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in the foreseeable future, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday. "No, there are no such ...

New Zealand Olympic Committee happy with IOC's response on Russian doping

Independent Community Newspaper - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The New Zealand Olympic Committee has thrown its support behind the International Olympic Committee's bid to impose the heaviest possible sanctions on Russian athletes for the Rio Games after revelations of systematic doping practices.

International Paralympic Committee opens suspension proceedings against Russia

Malton and Pickering Mercury - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The news came on the day the International Olympic Committee announced a further 45 athletes had tested positive after a second set of samples provided at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Games were reanalysed.

Olympic Committee Puts Back Decision of Russia Rio Games Ban

Naharnet - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The International Olympic Committee said Tuesday it will study "legal options" before deciding whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over its state-run doping program.

IOC president has sports, personal links to Russia

Humboldt Journal - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
23, 2014 file photo International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin watch the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Russian government worked to cover-up Sochi Olympics doping and swapped athletes' samples, independent report ... - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
European Olympic Committee president Pat Hickey on email, letter calling for Russian delegation to be banned from Rio Olympics ahead of official report: 'It is clear from the e-mail and letter that both the independence and the confidentiality of the ...

New five-a-side football pitch at AWAS funded by the International Olympic Committee

Malta Independent Online - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
A new five-a-side synthetic football pitch was inaugurated at Marsa Open Centre for residents of the six centres operated by the Agency for the Welfare of Asylum Seekers, following the awarding of €41,400 in funding to AWAS by the International Olympic ...
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US Olympic committee bullying unofficial sponsors who use hashtags

The Guardian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Over the last few weeks, the USOC has sent letters to companies that sponsor athletes but don't have a commercial relationship with the USOC or the International Olympic Committee, warning them against stealing intellectual property. One of these ...