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...Juan Antonio Samaranch as president of the International Olympic Committee.2005 - In Las Vegas, Jermain Taylor beats...favor of the women, who had appealed the International Olympic Committee's decision to disqualify them from the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-16
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Today in Sports History

...championship over Martina Navratilova 6-2, 6-7 (1), 6-1. 1991 - South Africa is readmitted by the International Olympic Committee to the Olympic movement, ending decades of sports isolation and clearing the way for its participation in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-09
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Letter: Killing whales for display at Sochi Olympics

...natural environment. Please request the International Olympic Committee and Russian government demand that these...support. Thomas Bach is the president of the International Olympic Committee.Capt. Larry DuplerMarine Mammal ConsultantVP...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-04-28/letter-killing-whales-display-sochi-o
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USA LGBT

...where our mouth is.Okay, that is unreasonable.Russia would just go along as it always has, perhaps the International Olympic Committee would be more careful in the future picking Olympic sites but Russia would just keep on.The Olympics should...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-06/usa-lgbt
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King speaks on Olympics, gay rights

...to minors, punishable by fines and jail time. The openly gay former tennis great said she'd like the International Olympic Committee to add sexual orientation to the list of protections in its charter and consider the issue when deciding...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-02/king-speaks-olympics-gay-rights
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Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award

...against England in a November 2012 friendly.Blatter gave his presidential award to Jacques Rogge, the International Olympic Committee president for 12 years until reaching his term limit last September. The Afghanistan soccer federation got...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-14/cristiano-ronaldo-wins-fifa-best-playe
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Obama selects gay athletes for Sochi Olympic delegation

...Olympics in a country that is creating tension for several key players because of the laws, including the International Olympic Committee, which awarded the Games to Russia.Earlier this month, IOC President Thomas Bach said Russia would set...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-12-18/obama-selects-gay-athletes-sochi-olymp
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Rio's Olympic waterways full of trash and sewage

...but this isn't the first time the Olympics have faced steep environmental challenges. The Swiss-based International Olympic Committee took much flak during the 2008 Beijing Summer Games, when the city failed to clean up its smoggy air in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-21/rios-olympic-waterways-full-trash-and-
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Tougher bans for doping cheats

...that athletes found guilty of intentional doping miss the next games, a position strongly backed by the International Olympic Committee."The new measures are an excellent step forward and the IOC welcomes any improvement in the fight against...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-17/tougher-bans-doping-cheats-gerald-imra
Sports
Sports Quote

...accomplishments have led to numerous accolades, including being voted "Sportsman of the Century" by the International Olympic Committee and being named "Olympian of the Century" by Sports Illustrated magazine. Lewis helped transform track...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-05/sports-quote
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