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Salt Lake City optimistic about future Olympic bid

October 31, 2014

KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Salt Lake City officials don't know exactly when they will get to bid for another Winter Olympics, but the host city of the 2002 Games wants the world to know it is ready and... more »»

 
 
 
Kosovo athletes start training for Rio Olympics

October 30, 2014

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A week after gaining provisional recognition from the IOC, Kosovo is already preparing in earnest for the 2016 Olympics. more »»

Ex New Zealand IOC member Tay Wilson dies at 89

October 29, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former International Olympic Committee member of New Zealand Tay Wilson has died. He was 89.

The IOC announced the death Wednesday. The cause was not disclosed. more »»

Olympic speed skating rink underway in Pyeongchang

October 29, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Olympic organizers in Pyeongchang have broken ground on the speed skating rink for the 2018 Winter Games and say all six new competition venues are on track to stage tes... more »»

CBC secures Canadian TV rights to 2018/2020 Games

October 28, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. has secured the country's broadcast rights to the 2018 and 2020 Olympic. more »»

Stockholm regrets withdrawal of 2022 Games bid

October 28, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A top Swedish Olympic official says Stockholm would not have dropped out of the race for the 2022 Winter Games if it knew about the changes in the bidding process taking place now. more »»

Germany to bid for 2024 Olympics

October 28, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German Olympic Committee says either Berlin or Hamburg will bid to stage the 2024 Game. more »»

Aguerre wins 8th term as head of world surfing

October 27, 2014

Fernando Aguerre says he will step up his push to get surfing into the Olympics after being re-elected to an eighth term as president of the International Surfing Associatio. more »»

IOC contacts Russian over Williams sisters remarks

October 27, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The IOC ethics commission has contacted Russian tennis president Shamil Tarpischev to explain his comments about Venus and Serena Williams that led to him being fined and suspended... more »»

Rights group praises IOC on human rights clause

October 24, 2014

LONDON (AP) — It's not every day that the International Olympic Committee receives kudos from human rights groups. more »»

Serbia protests IOC Kosovo provisional recognition

October 23, 2014

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia lodged a formal protest Thursday against the International Olympic Committee decision to grant provisional recognition to Kosovo, calling it a "precedent of... more »»

Ban to remain on IOC member visits to bid cities

October 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the ban on member visits to Olympic bid cities will remain in plac. more »»

Pistorius, agent to have prison talks over career

October 23, 2014

Oscar Pistorius' agent says he is seeking a meeting with the double-amputee athlete in prison in the next few days to discuss his running futur. more »»

Gambia avoid suspension by IOC executive board

October 23, 2014

The IOC says Gambia has avoided suspension after abiding by the terms of an agreement over control of its national Olympic committee offices. more »»

NBC promoting Weir, Lipinski to top skating team

October 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, after attracting attention for their rapport and fashion sense in an understudy role at the Sochi Olympics, were promoted by NBC on Wednesday to its... more »»

IOC gives provisional recognition to Kosovo

October 22, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The IOC accepted Kosovo into the Olympic fold on Wednesday, clearing the way for the former Serbian province to send an independent team to the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. more »»

IOC weighs Kosovo recognition, Gambia suspension

October 22, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Kosovo could join the Olympic fold this week, while Gambia could face suspension. more »»

IOC board to consider recognition of Kosovo

October 22, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The International Olympic Committee is considering granting recognition to Kosovo and suspending Gambia. more »»

Russian Olympic bobsled champ Zubkov retires

October 22, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Two-time Olympic gold medal-winning Russian bobsledder Alexander Zubkov has announced his retirement at the age of 40. more »»

Mori worried about Tokyo stadium delays

October 22, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — The head of Tokyo's Olympic organizing committee is concerned that delays in the demolition of the old Olympic stadium will have a negative impact on the 2020 Games and the 2019 Rugb... more »»

Olympic leaders to finalize Bach's reform package

October 21, 2014

LONDON (AP) — IOC leaders gather in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux this week to put the finishing touches on a package of reforms, including changes to the bidding process and sports program... more »»

 
 
 

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