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IOC approves flexible Olympic sports program

December 8, 2014

MONACO (AP) — The IOC has approved plans for a more flexible sports program, a move that could lead to the inclusion of baseball and softball at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. more »»

IOC approves new Olympic bidding process

December 8, 2014

MONACO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has approved a new bidding process to make the system less costly and more flexible to attract future candidate cities. more »»

IOC opens session on Thomas Bach's reform program

December 8, 2014

MONACO (AP) — The IOC has begun debate on the most sweeping changes to the Olympic movement in decades. more »»

IOC: 12 alternate sites for 2018 sliding venue

December 7, 2014

MONACO (AP) — The IOC says there is a choice of 12 bobsled and luge tracks around the world to host events for the 2018 Winter Olympics if the sliding venue is moved out of South Korea. more »»

Bach: IOC must change now or fall behind

December 7, 2014

MONACO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach has issued a final plea for members to support his wide-ranging reform package, warning that "we are not living on an island" and the Olympic movement must... more »»

Guide to IOC President Thomas Bach's reform plans

December 7, 2014

MONACO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee will vote Monday and Tuesday on President Thomas Bach's "Olympic Agenda 2020" reform package. more »»

AP Source: IOC wants sliding events out of SKorea

December 6, 2014

MONACO (AP) — An IOC official with knowledge of the situation says it is urging South Korean organizers of the 2018 Winter Games to move the bobsled and luge events to another country to save... more »»

Bach: Venue changes possible for 2018, 2020 Games

December 6, 2014

MONACO (AP) — South Korean and Japanese Olympic organizers will be able to make changes to their venue plans for the 2018 and 2020 Games if the moves cut costs and avoid white elephants, IOC... more »»

Berlin or Hamburg to bid for 2024 Summer Games

December 6, 2014

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Berlin or Hamburg will bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics under plans formally approved Saturday by Germany's National Olympic Committee. more »»

IOC sets schedule for 2024 Olympic bid process

December 6, 2014

MONACO (AP) — The IOC has set the timeline for bidding for the 2024 Summer Olympics, a race that could include contenders from the United States, Germany, Italy, France and other countries. more »»

Swimming, beach volleyball will be on late in Rio

December 5, 2014

MONACO (AP) — Swimmers and beach volleyball players will be competing in the midnight hour at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. more »»

IOC meets to review Rio, Pyeongchang preparations

December 5, 2014

MONACO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach has convened his executive board to review the tight deadlines still facing the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and the financial troubles surrounding the... more »»

USA Gymnastics to split 2016 Olympic Trials

December 4, 2014

USA Gymnastics is tweaking the run-up to the 2016 Summer Games by splitting the men's and women's Olympic trials.

The men's trials will be held June 23-26, 2016 in St. more »»

Vanessa-Mae appeals at CAS against race-fixing ban

December 4, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Sport's highest court says pop violinist Vanessa-Mae has challenged her four-year ban for colluding in fixed Alpine ski races to qualify for the Sochi Olympics. more »»

CCTV secures China TV rights through 2024 Olympics

December 4, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has secured the Chinese broadcast rights to four Olympics through 2024. more »»

Bach's IOC reforms: We want 'fresh wind coming in'

December 4, 2014

LONDON (AP) — A revised bidding process. A flexible sports program. More affordable games. Creation of an Olympic television channel. more »»

Rising fears over SKorea Olympic cost

December 4, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean province is threatening to cut its share of the budget for building facilities for the 2018 Winter Olympics and is pressuring the national government to... more »»

WADA signs deal with US-based drug maker

December 3, 2014

MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has signed a deal with a leading U.S. more »»

Tourism Ministry removes fake photos of Rio bay

December 2, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Tourism Ministry has removed from its Instagram feed a photomontage that pictures the Rio de Janeiro bay where Olympic sailing events will take place as a tropical... more »»

Bach: 2022 World Cup and Olympics must not clash

December 1, 2014

LONDON (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says he's convinced FIFA will keep its pledge to prevent the 2022 World Cup from clashing with that year's Winter Olympics, as soccer's governing body... more »»

 
 
 

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