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...Angeles are also bidding for the 2024 Summer Games. The USOC said it will put one of the bids through to the International Olympic Committee. The IOC is expected to announce in 2017 where the games will go. Other possible bidders include Rome...
Today in history

...all 11 peacekeepers on board. Jacques Rogge (zhahk ROH'-geh) won re-election as president of the International Olympic Committee for a final four-year term.One year ago: The United States announced it was cutting hundreds of millions...
Pistorius sentencing: What it means

...sportsman out of the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, one of the last major events he planned to run in. The International Olympic Committee and the IAAF, which control able-bodied athletics events, declined to comment on Pistorius' case.PROSECUTORS...
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...
Today in sports history

...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...

...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...
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...
Letter: Killing whales for display at Sochi Olympics

...natural environment. Please request the International Olympic Committee and Russian government demand that Thomas Bach is the president of the International Olympic Committee.Capt. Larry DuplerMarine Mammal ConsultantVP...
King speaks on Olympics, gay rights 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...
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...


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