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  1. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Preparations for Rio Olympics going much better, says IOC's John Coates

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Reuters

    ... to mark two years until the start of the Rio Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president said Brazil's successful hosting of the soccer World Cup in June and July had been ...

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    International Olympic Committee review could mean fewer athletes

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore IOC review could shrink Games: Ng Future Olympics could have fewer athletes and medals after International Olympic Committee (IOC) presidential candidate Ng Ser Miang said a review of the cost and size of the Games would be a priority if he wins next month's vote. The 64-year-old Singaporean also said he would look at scaling back the cost ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Sailing chiefs want water quality tests on Rio's 'open sewer' Olympics venue

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:43pm by Associated Press

    ... quickly. Fox said he hoped the International Olympic Committee would do independent testing, although the IOC indicated it had no such plans. "If the IOC are not conducting water-quality ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Action needed to save Rio Games

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:50pm by >Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Belek, Turkey IOC says talk of moving the event is premature, but admits that construction hold-ups and political paralysis have reached a critical point Action needed to save Rio Games The International Olympic Committee says it is premature to speculate about taking the 2016 Games away from Brazil, despite sports federations demanding a "Plan B" ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Bubka becomes sixth candidate for top Olympic post

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Olympic pole-vault champion Sergei Bubka has launched his bid for the presidency of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the sixth candidate for world sport's most influential post. ... time to run for the IOC presidency." Bubka backed a proposal by Rogge that it should be a paid position. "I am not paid by the [Ukrainian] Olympic Committee, the IOC ...

  6. Sport - China - OLYMPICS

    Taiwanese boxing boss Wu Ching-kuo to seek top IOC post

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... is running for president of the International Olympic Committee, becoming the fourth candidate and the second from Asia bidding to replace Jacques Rogge. Wu, a 66-year-old architect who has been ... committee recommended that Wu run for IOC president. ...

  7. News - China - OLYMPICS

    Northern city of Zhangjiakou dreams of hosting 2022 Winter Olympic Games

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by WU NAN

    ... that the Olympic Committee will not choose another Asian city. Qin Bo, associate professor in the School of Urban Planning at Renmin University in Beijing, thinks otherwise. "Beijing's 2008 ... resort has the ability to manufacture snow- crucial when the climate fails to co-operate during sporting events. It is also a requirement that the International Olympic Committee demands. During ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Sochi organisers: tight security to blame for empty seats

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... of medal competition on Saturday saw reasonable crowds but some banks of empty seats could still be seen for most disciplines. However, the spokeswoman for the organising committee, Alexandra ... scrutiny after a litany of concerns about Russia's suitability as a host. International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesman Mark Adams praised the start to the Games. "There was great ...

  9. News - China - OLYMPICS

    How to raise Shanghai's profile? City must bid to host 2028 Olympics, official says

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 01:26pm by DARREN WEE

    ... The hopeful must file detailed plans to the International Olympic Committee, along with legally binding guarantees on security, accommodations for the athletes, marketing and transport, and must submit to risk-assessment inspections by the IOC. The committee then votes and awards hosting duties to the bidder at a news conference which is usually accompanied by confetti, flag-waving ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC made right move to drop wrestling: Jacques Rogge

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in St Petersburg Rogge defends exit and shortlisting of wrestling The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to remove wrestling from the 2020 Olympic programme and then include it in a shortlist for those Games was no mistake, IOC president Jacques Rogge said yesterday. Wrestling was taken off the programme in February in a move that stunned the sporting world, ...




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