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  • Paris, LA confirmed as Olympic hosts

    The International Olympic Committee names Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

  • IOC rejects Kuwait appeal

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected a call by the Kuwaiti government to temporarily lift a 14-month sports ban while the Gulf State amends a controversial law.

  • Anti-doping officials take aim at IOC

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) fails to demonstrate strong leadership on a sad day for clean sport when it declines to ban Russian athletes from the Rio Olympics, anti-doping officials say.

  • IOC 'concerned' about Tokyo bribery scandal

    A senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official says he takes allegations of illegal payments to help Tokyo secure the 2020 Games "seriously" but said his group will not conduct a probe of their own.

  • Up to 31 athletes face Rio ban

    Up to 31 athletes from 12 countries could be banned from the Rio Olympics for doping after new tests on samples from the 2008 Beijing Games

  • IOC: Olympic games will go ahead despite Zika

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says that it sees no need to cancel, delay or move the Rio Olympic Games because of the Zika virus threat.

  • Baki gets wild card for Rio

    The International Olympic Committee yesterday granted a 'wild card' for shooter Abdullah Hel Baki for the upcoming Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5 to 21.

  • Sachin and Shane want cricket at Olympics

    All-time greats Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar have called for Twenty20 cricket to become an Olympic sport.

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