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Sailing venue for Tokyo Games under review

August 7, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are considering moving the sailing venue as part of a widening review into plans for the games. more »»

 
 
 
AOC appoints Fiona de Jong as secretary general

August 7, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — The Australian Olympic Committee has appointed Fiona de Jong as its secretary general, making her the first woman to take charge of the organization's administrative and financial... more »»

IOC awards Aussie TV rights to Seven through 2020

August 4, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Seven Network has re-acquired the Australian broadcast rights to the next three Olympics, the latest long-term television deal struck by the IOC. more »»

Cho to lead 2018 Olympics organizing committee

July 31, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cho Yang-ho, the South Korean business tycoon who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, will take charge of the local organizing committee... more »»

Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plans

July 31, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the... more »»

2018 Olympics organizers elect new president

July 31, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cho Yang-ho, the South Korean business tycoon who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, will take charge of the local organizing committee... more »»

Pyeongchang's organizers elects new president

July 31, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang says South Korea's Hanjin Group chairman Cho Yang-ho has been elected as president. more »»

Italy bobsledder Frullani could face 1-year ban

July 30, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Italian sport's anti-doping office has asked for bobsledder William Frullani to be banned for a year after failing a doping test at the Sochi Olympics. more »»

Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plans

July 30, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the... more »»

Tokyo Gov. defends call to review Olympic plans

July 30, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe has defended his call for a review of the venue plan for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens the proposal of having almost all the facilities... more »»

Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

July 28, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. more »»

Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

July 28, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington are picked to host the 2024 Olympics, one of the U.S. more »»

Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

July 28, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games. more »»

City leaders talk 2024 with US Olympic Committee

July 25, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — City leaders from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington have met with top executives at the U.S. more »»

Pettit Center, USOC renew training site agreement

July 24, 2014

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee will continue to be an official U.S. Olympic training site.

The Pettit Center, the United States Olympic Committee and U.S. more »»

IOC: no final decision on meeting in Sochi

July 23, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says no final decision has been made on holding an executive board meeting next year in Sochi, the Russian city which hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics. more »»

Brazil looking for medal 'bounce' in Rio Olympics

July 23, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil hopes to nearly double its medal total for Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympics, following the pattern of recent Olympic host nations Britain and China. more »»

IOC to hold board meeting in Sochi next April

July 23, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will hold an executive board meeting next April in Sochi, a little over a year after the Russian city hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics. more »»

AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

July 23, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. more »»

Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

July 23, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said. more »»

Sochi chosen to host 2015 global sports convention

July 22, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Sochi has been selected to host a major sports convention next year, despite global criticism of Russia following the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine. more »»

 
 

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