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With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...Boston) was announced, but it seems to have stumbled since," said John Coates, vice president of the International Olympic Committee, who was in Kuala Lumpur for an IOC meeting. "But it's better to face up to these things early if you...
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Today In Sports History for July 15

...sailor with a squeaky-clean reputation, is elected to succeed Juan Antonio Samaranch as president of the International Olympic Committee.2005 - In Las Vegas, Jermain Taylor beats Bernard Hopkins for the undisputed middleweight title. Hopkins...
Poll: Americans support home Olympics

...plans will be unveiled Monday.Paris, Rome and Hamburg, Germany are the other declared candidates.The International Olympic Committee normally takes poll numbers very seriously when deciding who the most viable candidates are to host the games...
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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...
World Sports Briefs

...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...
Wrestling wins IOC vote for place in 2020 Olympics

...keep its place for centuries to come.The International Olympic Committee fixed what it admits was a big mistake Sunday...first round of the secret balloting by the International Olympic Committee. Baseball-softball got 24 votes and squash...
Wrestling Takes A Stance. Will IOC follow?

...floor of the New York Stock Exchange and even in the shadow of Touchdown Jesus. If the swells who run the International Olympic Committee have lingering doubts about the lengths people would go to save the sport, well, let 'em check out how...
6 cities in running for 2022 Winter Olympics

...Switzerland and Germany rejected proposed bids because of concerns over high costs and the environment.The International Olympic Committee released the official list of bid cities Friday, hours after the midnight deadline for applications passed...
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...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...


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