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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - OLYMPICS

    Squash hopes third time's the charm for Olympic inclusion

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... in the Olympics. The executive board of the International Olympic Committee is meeting in St Petersburg, Russia, and will announce a shortlist from eight candidate sports that are vying for inclusion ... from the international federation that our sport has a pretty good chance as one of the sports to be recommended in St Petersburg before the IOC makes its final selection later ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. Sport - OLYMPICS

    Crunch talks will map out future of games

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press Gathering of leaders in St Petersburg will tackle three issues- the IOC presidential race, bids for 2020 and which new sport will be included Crunch talks will map out future of games Call it the perfect storm of Olympic politics. With sports leaders gathering in St Petersburg, Russia, this week for a global convention, three high-profile campaigns ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Bubka becomes sixth candidate for top Olympic post

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

    ... Reuters in St Petersburg Ukrainian pole-vault star becomes the sixth person to announce his candidacy for top post 'Passionate' Bubka vaults into race for IOC hot seat Former ... in four Olympics in a career which took off in St Petersburg with his qualification for the 1983 World Championships. Before deciding to run for the top Olympic post, Bubka, still the world ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Wrestling, squash and baseball make Games cut

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

    ... Associated Press in St Petersburg Wrestling, squash and baseball make Games cut Three months after being dropped from the 2020 Olympics, wrestling won the chance of a reprieve yesterday as it made the IOC shortlist for inclusion in the Games. Also making the cut were squash and a combined baseball-softball bid. Eight sports were vying for a single opening on the lineup. Eliminated ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC cuts athletics Olympic Games revenues

    Posted May 29th 2013, 05:24pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in St Petersburg Athletics will get a lower share of Olympic revenues in the future after the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday recalculated the federations’ revenues according to their contribution to the Games. The 26 sports federations at the London last year Olympics divided up US$519 million based on their IOC ranking, with athletics, the flagship sport ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Wrestling pins its Games hopes on reforms

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the bottom that you can rise again Nenad Lalovic, Federation president Wrestling will face the first hurdle at regaining its spot next Wednesday, when the IOC Executive Board meets in St Petersburg ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Olympics chief Rogge faces backlash over vote to eliminate wrestling

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... because of the furore over wrestling's expulsion that the next EB meeting [in St Petersburg, Russia, from May 29-31] decides to put forward three sports including wrestling for consideration ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Wrestling, baseball-softball, squash on IOC list

    Posted May 30th 2013, 11:10am by Associated Press in St Petersburg

    ... Associated Press in St Petersburg And now for the gold-medal match. Three months after wrestling got kicked out of the 2020 Olympics, the ancient sport is back in the frame and will compete against baseball-softball and squash for a spot in the games. “We had the opportunity to have a second chance to compete,” international wrestling federation head Nenad Lalovic said ...

  10. News - China - OLYMPICS

    Xi Jinping to attend opening ceremony at Sochi Olympics

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 04:51am by Teddy Ng

    ... said. In an interview with Chinese state television, Putin recalled how he spent his 61st birthday with Xi last October. "Last time on my birthday, we drank a little vodka together," ...



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