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A look at spending on recent Winter Olympics

October 2, 2014

Why are so many cities saying no to the Winter Olympics?

It's all about the mone. more »»

Column: With 2022 games, IOC turns magic into mush

October 2, 2014

PARIS (AP) — How do you turn one of sport's most magical events into unappealing mush? Let the International Olympic Committee manage it. more »»

Bach: IOC will not reopen 2022 Olympic bid race

October 2, 2014

LONDON (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will not reopen the bidding process for the 2022 Winter Games after Oslo's withdrawal left just two cities in the race. more »»

IOC laments withdrawal of Oslo bid for '22 Games

October 1, 2014

The International Olympic Committee says Norway's decision to withdraw Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Games is a "missed opportunity" for the city and country. more »»

Oslo latest city to drop out of 2022 Olympic race

October 1, 2014

The Olympics that no one seems to want is down to just two candidate. more »»

Norway government rejects 2022 Winter Olympics

October 1, 2014

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norway's ruling government party has voted against Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. more »»

USOC wary of funding for unit investigating abuse

September 29, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee questions whether he can find the money for an independent agency to investigate sex-abuse claims in Olympic sports. more »»

Former NFL exec takes jab at troubled league

September 26, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — A former NFL executive took a not-so-subtle jab at the troubled league, saying "a brand is not a shield you can hide behind."

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Olympic sports on board for US 2024 bid

September 26, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. more »»

IOC adds anti-discrimination to host contract

September 25, 2014

The IOC will require future Olympic host cities to abide by rules that forbid any kind of discrimination, a move prompted by the outcry caused by Russia's adoption of a law banning so-called gay... more »»

2024 candidates hope to learn from Chicago's loss

September 25, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Every day for a year after his most painful professional setback, the chief of Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics got hit with some form of the same question, always from a... more »»

IOC's Bach says sports tied to politics

September 20, 2014

INCHEON, China (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says sports must acknowledge its relationship to politics and big business, while still maintaining its neutrality. more »»

IOC: Flexible rules could allow baseball's return

September 20, 2014

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says the adoption of a more flexible approach to the Olympic program could allow for the return of baseball and... more »»

SKorean president offers assurances on 2018 Games

September 18, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president has assured the IOC that the government will make the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang a succes. more »»

Column: Without Scotland, not so great Britain

September 16, 2014

PARIS (AP) — After 26 years guiding Manchester United, Alex Ferguson knows better than most that one should always think very, very carefully before breaking up a winning team. more »»

Future of Olympic golf course in hands of court

September 16, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury... more »»

Fomer IOC member Diallo of Guinea dies at 82

September 15, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Alpha Ibraham Diallo, a former IOC member from Guinea and African Olympic head, has died. He was 82. more »»

Pistorius free to compete, SA Olympic body says

September 15, 2014

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — The chief executive of South Africa's Olympic committee says Oscar Pistorius is free to compete, even after his conviction for culpable homicide in the shooting... more »»

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