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Canberra Times
IOC looks to world of sport for new membersrecent athletes elected by the athletes at the summer and winter Games; 15 pres
IOC looks to world of sport for new members
Canberra Times / Posted 3 hours ago
recent athletes elected by the athletes at the summer and winter Games; 15 presidents or senior office bearers of national Olympic committees and 15 presidents or senior office bearers of the international sport federations. Backing athletes:... Read more
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iafrica.com
Infantino says salary less than Blatter'scrackdown on graft. - Olympic issue - Elsewhere in the interview, Infantino sa
Infantino says salary less than Blatter's
iafrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
crackdown on graft. - Olympic issue - Elsewhere in the interview, Infantino said he wanted to work with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to address the "sensitive issue" of football at the Summer Games. Men's football at the Olympics is... Read more
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Goal.com
World Cup could be expanded - Gianni Infantinofootball events. "This is indeed a problem and a sensitive issue that we must
World Cup could be expanded - Gianni Infantino
Goal.com / Posted 4 hours ago
football events. "This is indeed a problem and a sensitive issue that we must address together with the International Olympic Committee," he said. "The tournament is neither fish nor bird in this form and the men's game, in which primarily... Read more
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The Age
Games nearly over, security visibly risesGames and committed them to stay in place until after the Paralympic Games, whi
Games nearly over, security visibly rises
The Age / Posted 5 hours ago
Games and committed them to stay in place until after the Paralympic Games, which begin on September 7. Australia's Olympic Committee was happy with the number but not the timing; particularly after an incident involving an AOC staffer who... Read more
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Soccer Way
World Cup could be expanded - Infantinofootball events. "This is indeed a problem and a sensitive issue that we must
World Cup could be expanded - Infantino
Soccer Way / Posted 5 hours ago
football events. "This is indeed a problem and a sensitive issue that we must address together with the International Olympic Committee," he said. "The tournament is neither fish nor bird in this form and the men's game, in which primarily... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Games nearly over, security visibly risesGames and committed them to stay in place until after the Paralympic Games, whi
Games nearly over, security visibly rises
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
Games and committed them to stay in place until after the Paralympic Games, which begin on September 7. Australia's Olympic Committee was happy with the number but not the timing; particularly after an incident involving an AOC staffer who... Read more
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Canberra Times
Games nearly over, security visibly risesGames and committed them to stay in place until after the Paralympic Games, whi
Games nearly over, security visibly rises
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Games and committed them to stay in place until after the Paralympic Games, which begin on September 7. Australia's Olympic Committee was happy with the number but not the timing; particularly after an incident involving an AOC staffer who... Read more
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CBS Sports
Former NBA commissioner David Stern inducted into FIBA Hall of Fameas one of two contributors alongside the late Juan Antonio Samaranch, who serve
Former NBA commissioner David Stern inducted into FIBA Hall of Fame
CBS Sports / Posted 5 hours ago
as one of two contributors alongside the late Juan Antonio Samaranch, who served as President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 1980-2001. "I am greatly honored to have been selected for induction into the FIBA Hall of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Going from Rio to Tokyo…funding. Rowing’s elite-squad system had done exceptionally well with some hel
Going from Rio to Tokyo…
iol.co.za / Posted 8 hours ago
funding. Rowing’s elite-squad system had done exceptionally well with some help from the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee. For sustained success, Barrow and his management team will need more funding from corporates, and further... Read more
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dna
Rio Paralympics: Russia to appeal against ban in courtcompetitors from the country are now set to miss the Sept. 7-18 Paralympics. T
Rio Paralympics: Russia to appeal against ban in court
dna / Posted 9 hours ago
competitors from the country are now set to miss the Sept. 7-18 Paralympics. The IPC went further than the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which stopped short of a blanket ban on Russia at the Rio Olympics that ended on Sunday and left the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Un-Real ticket prices spoilt Rio for localswas simply out of the question. For an event that will never, ever return to R
Un-Real ticket prices spoilt Rio for locals
iol.co.za / Posted 10 hours ago
was simply out of the question. For an event that will never, ever return to Rio, that is a travesty. The International Olympic Committee will look back on Rio 2016 as the gamble that paid off, the budget party with huge spin-offs, thanks to the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hey Ryan, Welcome to the club!for our club. We suspected as much when your mother, Ileana, told the press abo
Hey Ryan, Welcome to the club!
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
for our club. We suspected as much when your mother, Ileana, told the press about your being robbed at gunpoint (the U.S. Olympic Committee also had your back) and the International Olympic Committee said the account was false. Sure, it takes a... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Paralympics 2016: Meet Shropshire's heroes as the ‘Superhumans’ return « Shropshire StarTim Hollingsworth called for every option to be explored – including financial
Paralympics 2016: Meet Shropshire's heroes as the ‘Superhumans’ return « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 12 hours ago
Tim Hollingsworth called for every option to be explored – including financial assistance from the International Olympic Committee – to avoid next month’s event being viewed as an afterthought. The games will now be held at three main... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shame On Ghana Why Ghana Failed At the Rio Olympics.showed a lack of leadership and vision on behalf of the government - i.e. the m
Shame On Ghana Why Ghana Failed At the Rio Olympics.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
showed a lack of leadership and vision on behalf of the government - i.e. the ministry of Youth and Sports and the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC). The preparation for the next Olympics in Tokyo 2020 needs to START NOW! By implementing some of the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagement Officials have arrested three top members of the Kenyan Olympic committee, a
Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagement
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 hours ago
Officials have arrested three top members of the Kenyan Olympic committee, a witness said. Picture: Supplied. NAIROBI - Kenya has arrested three top members of its Olympic committee, a Reuters... Read more
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Daily Record
Gold medal fat cats give Olympics a bad name, says Lesley Robertsallowance – spending money on top of the freebie five-star suites and meals – a
Gold medal fat cats give Olympics a bad name, says Lesley Roberts
Daily Record / Posted 15 hours ago
allowance – spending money on top of the freebie five-star suites and meals – as an executive of the International Olympic Committee has been temporarily suspended pending the investigation. A view of Bangu Prison in Rio de Janeiro,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Irish Olympic scam suspect freed pending probe - lawyerchief Patrick Hickey. Hickey, 71, is the highest-profile suspect in the allege
Irish Olympic scam suspect freed pending probe - lawyer
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 hours ago
chief Patrick Hickey. Hickey, 71, is the highest-profile suspect in the alleged ticket scam. He is an International Olympic Committee member and head of the Olympic Council of Ireland and the European Olympic Committees. Hickey is detained... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Russia to appeal Rio ban in courtcompetitors from the country are now set to miss the Sept. 7-18 Paralympics. T
Russia to appeal Rio ban in court
New Zimbabwe / Posted 17 hours ago
competitors from the country are now set to miss the Sept. 7-18 Paralympics. The IPC went further than the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which stopped short of a blanket ban on Russia at the Rio Olympics that ended on Sunday and left the... Read more
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The Age
One team at the Olympics? It's a good hashtag at leasttake on a life beyond a two-word descriptor designed as a galvanising catch-all
One team at the Olympics? It's a good hashtag at least
The Age / Posted 20 hours ago
take on a life beyond a two-word descriptor designed as a galvanising catch-all for Australia's touring party. Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates has described the Rio Games as 'difficult'. Photo: Brendan Esposito #OneTeam was... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brazilian football legend Pele is back to his best as he plans UK tourto all involved in the Olympic Games, especially my friend Mr Carlos Nuzman, pr
Brazilian football legend Pele is back to his best as he plans UK tour
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 hours ago
to all involved in the Olympic Games, especially my friend Mr Carlos Nuzman, president of the Brazilian Olympic committee.” Pele, whose real name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, is a huge fan of British football. 2016 Getty... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Am Done With Nigeria, Says Football Coach Siasiameant for us to fly to Brazil has gone to. Nobody has said anything. The federa
I Am Done With Nigeria, Says Football Coach Siasia
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
meant for us to fly to Brazil has gone to. Nobody has said anything. The federal government sent the money to the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) and the NOC said they sent the money to the airline in Florida which up till now they have not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sports Minister Says Team Was Programmed to Fail in Riopath by declaring that it would probe the country's disgraceful outing in Rio,
Sports Minister Says Team Was Programmed to Fail in Rio
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
path by declaring that it would probe the country's disgraceful outing in Rio, adding that it would invite the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) to brief it on the events in Rio. Perhaps, the latest declarations by the government agencies would... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What's Next For U-23 National Team Coach Siasia?meant for us to fly to Brazil has gone to. Nobody has said anything. The federa
What's Next For U-23 National Team Coach Siasia?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
meant for us to fly to Brazil has gone to. Nobody has said anything. The federal government sent the money to the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) and the NOC said they sent the money to the airline in Florida which up till now they have not... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pat Hickey's family urge Dublin to intervene over detention in Rio prisonsaid Ms James. Mr Hickey has temporarily stepped aside from his roles as OCI p
Pat Hickey's family urge Dublin to intervene over detention in Rio prison
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
said Ms James. Mr Hickey has temporarily stepped aside from his roles as OCI president and member of the International Olympic Committee's ruling executive board. He was also in charge of the influential umbrella group for Europe's Olympic... Read more
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Mississauga News
Winners and losers in sports endorsement Olympicsmarketing to the modern woman consumer. She does that.” Major sponsors: Canadi
Winners and losers in sports endorsement Olympics
Mississauga News / Posted yesterday
marketing to the modern woman consumer. She does that.” Major sponsors: Canadian Tire, The Bay, Bell, BMW If the Canadian Olympic Committee wants to build Team Canada into a brand that remains relevant even between Games, Rio gave it momentum.... Read more
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Super Sport
Police raid Kenya Olympic headquartersthe official uniform. Police earlier announced the arrest on Friday of Francis
Police raid Kenya Olympic headquarters
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
the official uniform. Police earlier announced the arrest on Friday of Francis Paul, secretary-general of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK), his deputy James Chicha and Stephen Ara Sou, who headed the Kenyan delegation to Rio. The... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irish boxers 'spoken to' for placing inappropriate bets in RioOlympics. In the latest controversy to hit the Games, the Olympian was subject
Irish boxers 'spoken to' for placing inappropriate bets in Rio
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Olympics. In the latest controversy to hit the Games, the Olympian was subject to an investigation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It is understood that the person was detected placing bets while resident in the Irish camp in Rio... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagementduring the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Richard Heathcote/Pool NAIROBI Kenya has
Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagement
Reuters Sports News / Posted yesterday
during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Richard Heathcote/Pool NAIROBI Kenya has arrested three top members of its Olympic committee, a Reuters witness said, after mismanagement of the contingent nearly derailed the country's participation... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irish Olympian investigated for placing inappropriate bets in Riobets. In the latest controversy to hit the Games, the Olympian was subject to
Irish Olympian investigated for placing inappropriate bets in Rio
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
bets. In the latest controversy to hit the Games, the Olympian was subject to an investigation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It is understood that the person was detected placing bets while resident in the Irish camp in Rio... Read more
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SportsFan
Kenya arrests three Olympics officialsMore Rio de Janeiro 2016 News Kenya has arrested three top members of its Olym
Kenya arrests three Olympics officials
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
More Rio de Janeiro 2016 News Kenya has arrested three top members of its Olympic committee, a witness says, after mismanagement nearly derailed the country's participation in the Rio Games. The east African nation notched its biggest-ever medal... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagementNAIROBI: Kenya has arrested three top members of its Olympic committee, a Reute
Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagement
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
NAIROBI: Kenya has arrested three top members of its Olympic committee, a Reuters witness said, after mismanagement of the contingent nearly derailed the country's participation in the Rio Games. The east African nation notched up its biggest ever... Read more
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iol.co.za
We need to invest in our athletesthe sport should lose Barrow due to a lack of proper support from the rowing fe
We need to invest in our athletes
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
the sport should lose Barrow due to a lack of proper support from the rowing federation or the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc). Sascoc has been one of the main funders to the elite rowing squad and success will be dependent... Read more
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walesonline
Skateboarding at the Olympics? That would be dope but for the pothad mixed views about whether it should be in the Olympics. Pritchard, from Ca
Skateboarding at the Olympics? That would be dope but for the pot
walesonline / Posted yesterday
had mixed views about whether it should be in the Olympics. Pritchard, from Cardiff, said he was worried the International Olympic Committee was “not going to have a clue about skateboarding.” Dainton said skateboarding in the Olympics “does not... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Three top Kenyan Olympic officials arrestedNAIROBI - Three top officials of Kenya's Olympic committee have been arrested i
Three top Kenyan Olympic officials arrested
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
NAIROBI - Three top officials of Kenya's Olympic committee have been arrested in Nairobi as investigators dig into a series of scandals and embarrassments at the Rio Games, police sources said. Kenya's Sports Minister Hassan Wario on Thursday... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Let’s use Ryan Lochte and Hope Solo’s cases to talk about gender equalityof drunken revelry not long after the swimming competition ended. If Lochte’s
Let’s use Ryan Lochte and Hope Solo’s cases to talk about gender equality
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
of drunken revelry not long after the swimming competition ended. If Lochte’s punishment from USA Swimming or the U.S. Olympic Committee for a much-worse transgression isn’t at least as harsh as the one Solo received, it would logically seem to... Read more
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Super Sport
Three top Kenyan officials arrested Three top officials of Kenya's Olympic committee have been arrested in Nairob
Three top Kenyan officials arrested
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
Three top officials of Kenya's Olympic committee have been arrested in Nairobi as investigators dig into a series of scandals and embarrassments at the Rio games, police sources said. Francis Paul,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Two Irish Olympians investigated for placing bets at RioTwo Irish Olympians were investigated by the International Olympic Committee wi
Two Irish Olympians investigated for placing bets at Rio
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
Two Irish Olympians were investigated by the International Olympic Committee with relation to placing inappropriate bets at Rio 2016. This has been confirmed by the Olympic Council of Ireland who will be releasing a statement on the issue later... Read more
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New Kerala
Kenyan police summon Olympic athletes over mistreatment - newkerala.com #110516Yego said. The development came barely 24 hours after the country's Sports Min
Kenyan police summon Olympic athletes over mistreatment - newkerala.com #110516
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Yego said. The development came barely 24 hours after the country's Sports Minister Hassan Wario disbanded the National Olympic Committee-Kenya (NOCK) whose headquarters remained locked on Friday as investigations ordered by the country's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MOYS DPs Donates Trophies to Volleyball Federationand strength to play the game. The Ministry of Youths and Sports, the Ministry
MOYS DPs Donates Trophies to Volleyball Federation
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and strength to play the game. The Ministry of Youths and Sports, the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education and the Gambia National Olympic Committee are the direct partners with the Gambia Volleyball Federation in the implementation p... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambia's Horse Riding/Equestrian Body Formedwith the National Sports Council as well as affiliate ourselves with the Nation
Gambia's Horse Riding/Equestrian Body Formed
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
with the National Sports Council as well as affiliate ourselves with the National Sports Council and the Gambia National Olympic Committee." Future training programmes The Gambia Federation of Horse Riders/Equestrians is planning a grand... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nock, Sports Ministry in Blame Game Over Rio Messto athletes to stay indoors." Put to task to explain why the athletes were put
Nock, Sports Ministry in Blame Game Over Rio Mess
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to athletes to stay indoors." Put to task to explain why the athletes were put up in such deplorable conditions, National Olympic Committee of Kenya Secretary General FK Paul said it was not the duty of NOCK to organize for the accommodation of... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Russia to appeal against Rio ban in courtfrom the country are now set to miss the September 7-18 Paralympics. The IPC w
Russia to appeal against Rio ban in court
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
from the country are now set to miss the September 7-18 Paralympics. The IPC went further than the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which stopped short of a blanket ban on Russia at the Rio Olympics that ended on Sunday and left the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Winners at the Olympic Gamesof USA-made Olympic uniforms up before the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City
Winners at the Olympic Games
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
of USA-made Olympic uniforms up before the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2001, I testified before the Olympic Committee urging it to require that Olympic uniforms be made in the United States. In 2012, I appeared on numerous... Read more
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ajc.com
Q&A on the NewsOlympics. The font was designed by Dalton Maag, a typeface design company base
Q&A on the News
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
Olympics. The font was designed by Dalton Maag, a typeface design company based in London. The font belongs to Brazil’s Olympic committee, which commissioned it, a Dalton Maag spokeswoman told in an email. “The variety of the... Read more
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New Kerala
Syrian refugee living in Greece to compete at Rio Paralympics - newkerala.com #110457of the refugee athletes who took part earlier this August in the Summer Olympic
Syrian refugee living in Greece to compete at Rio Paralympics - newkerala.com #110457
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
of the refugee athletes who took part earlier this August in the Summer Olympics with the support of the International Olympic Committee. Al Hussein came into the spotlight last April when he represented the refugees carrying the Olympic Flame... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Ryan Lochte charged by Brazilian authoritiesdescribing the events of the morning to NBC and others. The four-time Olympian
Ryan Lochte charged by Brazilian authorities
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
describing the events of the morning to NBC and others. The four-time Olympian also faces potential discipline from the US Olympic Committee and the International Olympic Committee. A copy of the indictment also will be sent to the International... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Russian Paralympic Committee to appeal against Rio ban in courtcompetitors from the country are now set to miss the Sept. 7-18 Paralympics. T
Russian Paralympic Committee to appeal against Rio ban in court
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
competitors from the country are now set to miss the Sept. 7-18 Paralympics. The IPC went further than the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which stopped short of a blanket ban on Russia at their Rio Games that ended on Sunday and left the... Read more
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WA Today
Battle lines drawn: Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates heads off post Rio Olympics coupWhen John Coates, the president of the Australian Olympic Committee, launched a
Battle lines drawn: Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates heads off post Rio Olympics coup
WA Today / Posted yesterday
When John Coates, the president of the Australian Olympic Committee, launched a savage attack blaming a disappointing medal haul on the nation's sports administrators even before the Rio Games had ended, most outside observers were stunned. But... Read more
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Canberra Times
Kenyan Olympic secretary-general Francis K Paul arrested after national committee disbandedthe alleged mismanagement of Kenya's participation in the Olympic Games in Rio
Kenyan Olympic secretary-general Francis K Paul arrested after national committee disbanded
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
the alleged mismanagement of Kenya's participation in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Disbanded: The Kenyan national Olympic Committee has been disbanded and their secretary-general arrested. Photo: Getty Images Police said the search led to... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Olympic Swimmer Lochte Charged Over False Robbery Claimto secure the Games. Lochte could also face disciplinary action over the incid
Olympic Swimmer Lochte Charged Over False Robbery Claim
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted yesterday
to secure the Games. Lochte could also face disciplinary action over the incident by USA Swimming and the International Olympic Committee. One US company threw Lochte a lifeline on Thursday, however. Pine Bros. Softish Throat Drops said it... Read more
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