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The Hindu
Nikpai aims at a hat-trick in RioInside the quiet ambience of North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of
Nikpai aims at a hat-trick in Rio
The Hindu / Posted 23 hours ago
Inside the quiet ambience of North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) here, a 13-member-strong men and women taekwondo teams from Afghanistan are practising on Sunday under the watchful eyes of South... Read more
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New Kerala
Disappointed, hurt that squash not part of Olympics: Dipika Pallikal (Mumbai, Feb 7 : With squash failing in three consecutive bids since 2005 to bec
Disappointed, hurt that squash not part of Olympics: Dipika Pallikal (
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Mumbai, Feb 7 : With squash failing in three consecutive bids since 2005 to become part of the Olympic programme, Indian star Dipika Pallikal expressed her disappointment on Sunday and said she and other top players are hurt the sport hasn't got... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Roader Reid Is Riding in Pursuit of His Rio DreamLooking forward to a possible first appearance at the Olympic Games in Rio late
Roader Reid Is Riding in Pursuit of His Rio Dream
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Looking forward to a possible first appearance at the Olympic Games in Rio later this year, mountain-biker James Reid admits it has always been the dream. 'As a child I think you look up to the Olympics as the ultimate sporting event - it's cemented... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan set for rich medal haul in Rio, say analysts ‹ Japan TodayJapan is on track to match its highest ever haul of gold medals at this year’s
Japan set for rich medal haul in Rio, say analysts ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
Japan is on track to match its highest ever haul of gold medals at this year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, according to data and statistics company Infostrada Sports. Japan’s highest gold medal tally of 16 came at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and the... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Japan set for rich medal haul in Rio: analystsJapanese weightlifter Hiromi Miyake, 30, stretches her body at the beginning of
Japan set for rich medal haul in Rio: analysts
Reuters Sports News / Posted 4 days ago
Japanese weightlifter Hiromi Miyake, 30, stretches her body at the beginning of her training at the National Training Center in Tokyo, Japan, February 2, 2016. Japan's Hiromi Miyake knows weightlifting powerhouse China will be looking to dominate the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan set for rich medal haul in RioTOKYO: Japan is on track to match its highest ever haul of gold medals at this
Japan set for rich medal haul in Rio
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
TOKYO: Japan is on track to match its highest ever haul of gold medals at this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, according to data and statistics company Infostrada Sports. Japan's highest gold medal tally of 16 came at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and... Read more
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The Star
Japan set for rich medal haul in Rio - analysts - Other SportsTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is on track to match its highest ever haul of gold meda
Japan set for rich medal haul in Rio - analysts - Other Sports
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is on track to match its highest ever haul of gold medals at this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, according to data and statistics company Infostrada Sports. Japan's highest gold medal tally of 16 came at the 1964 Tokyo... Read more
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Vavel
What We Learned From The 2016 European Figure Skating Championships04-02-2016 The best figure skaters in Europe battled it out last week, and whil
What We Learned From The 2016 European Figure Skating Championships
Vavel / Posted 5 days ago
04-02-2016 The best figure skaters in Europe battled it out last week, and while some things became clear, others leave us with questions. Medvedeva with her gold medal (Source:... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Meet the Nation's Only Black Professional TriathleteA Bay Area personal trainer is competing at races around the country as the nat
Meet the Nation's Only Black Professional Triathlete
NBC Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
A Bay Area personal trainer is competing at races around the country as the nation’s only black professional triathlete. Twenty-eight year old Max Fennell hits the ground running every morning at 4 a.m. before heading to Equinox gym in Palo Alto... Read more
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SportsFan
Italian Parliament backs Rome's 2024 bidThe Italian Parliament voted on Tuesday to back Rome's bid to host the 2024 Oly
Italian Parliament backs Rome's 2024 bid
SportsFan / Posted 6 days ago
The Italian Parliament voted on Tuesday to back Rome's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games. Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is a strong supporter of Rome's candidacy and the Parliament has now thrown its weight behind the bid. "Today the Italian... Read more
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Philly.com
The exciting times of Carli Lloyd"Night and day," the Delran High School graduate said last week of how life is
The exciting times of Carli Lloyd
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
"Night and day," the Delran High School graduate said last week of how life is different. "One extreme to the other." When the world champion United States women's national team was honored in October at the White House, President Obama - referring... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottingham chef wins culinary tour of a lifetime to JapanNottingham chef Craig Floate has just returned from a once-in-a-lifetime trip t
Nottingham chef wins culinary tour of a lifetime to Japan
Nottingham Post / Posted 10 days ago
Nottingham chef Craig Floate has just returned from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to uncover the secrets behind Japanese cuisine. He talks to LYNETTE PINCHESS about his adventure The fish is so fresh it's still flapping around on the chopping... Read more
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Philly.com
The exciting times of Carli Lloyd"Night and day," the Delran High School graduate said last week of how life is
The exciting times of Carli Lloyd
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
"Night and day," the Delran High School graduate said last week of how life is different. "One extreme to the other." When the world champion United States women's national team was honored in October at the White House, President Obama - referring... Read more
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iafrica.com
Bolt targets new 200m recordUsain Bolt celebrates his win. Credit: AFP Usain Bolt says he has considered t
Bolt targets new 200m record
iafrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Usain Bolt celebrates his win. Credit: AFP Usain Bolt says he has considered the possibility of extending his remarkable sprinting career to the 2020 Olympics -- but is targeting a history-making new world 200m record at this year's Rio de Janeiro... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bolt drops 2020 hint, targets new 200m recordKINGSTON (JAMAICA) - Usain Bolt says he has considered the possibility of exten
Bolt drops 2020 hint, targets new 200m record
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
KINGSTON (JAMAICA) - Usain Bolt says he has considered the possibility of extending his remarkable sprinting career to the 2020 Olympics -- but is targeting a history-making new world 200m record at this year's Rio de Janeiro games first. Jamaica's... Read more
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Super Sport
Bolt drops 2020 hint Usain Bolt says he has considered the possibility of extending his remarkable
Bolt drops 2020 hint
Super Sport / Posted 14 days ago
Usain Bolt says he has considered the possibility of extending his remarkable sprinting career to the 2020 Olympics – but is targeting a history-making new world 200m record at this year's Rio de Janeiro games first. The... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Barnhill closer to fulfilling dreams after earning spot on U.S. national team - Pope softball coach Chris Turco heard that Kelly Barnhill was a good pitcher before she joined the Greyhounds for her sophomore season in 2012. Even though he had neve...Barnhill closer to fulfilling dreams after earning spot on U.S. national team
Barnhill closer to fulfilling dreams after earning spot on U.S. national team - Pope softball coach Chris Turco heard that Kelly Barnhill was a good pitcher before she joined the Greyhounds for her sophomore season in 2012. Even though he had neve...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Barnhill closer to fulfilling dreams after earning spot on U.S. national team Pope softball coach Chris Turco heard that Kelly Barnhill was a good pitcher before she joined the Greyhounds for her sophomore season in 2012. Even though he had never... Read more
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Japan Today
FamilyMart to install foreign currency exchange machines in some stores ‹ Japan TodayConvenience store chain FamilyMart plans to install automatic foreign currency
FamilyMart to install foreign currency exchange machines in some stores ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 17 days ago
Convenience store chain FamilyMart plans to install automatic foreign currency exchange machines in some of its stores in the Tokyo metropolitan area, starting Feb 1. The company said it hopes the venture, a collaboration with Travelex Japan and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Young Tuigamala has Olympic dreamVa'aiga Tuigamala terrorised opponents while playing on the wing for Auckland a
Young Tuigamala has Olympic dream
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Va'aiga Tuigamala terrorised opponents while playing on the wing for Auckland and the All Blacks, and his son, Lika, is on track to do similar things in the ring as a boxer. Lika, a 15-year-old who stands 1.9m and weighs about 117kg, is fighting on... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Renzi confident time is right for Rome to host OlympicsLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Italian Premier Matteo Renzi believes Rome's time
Renzi confident time is right for Rome to host Olympics
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 days ago
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Italian Premier Matteo Renzi believes Rome's time has finally come to host the Olympics again. Renzi met with IOC President Thomas Bach in Lausanne on Thursday and backed Rome's bid for the 2024 Games. Renzi says "it's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Inga's son a giant chip off the blockLika Tuigamala will be fighting on Joseph Parker's undercard in Apia. Photo / P
Inga's son a giant chip off the block
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Lika Tuigamala will be fighting on Joseph Parker's undercard in Apia. Photo / Patrick McKendry Va'aiga Tuigamala terrorised opponents while playing on the wing for Auckland and the All Blacks, and his son, Lika, is on track to do similar things in... Read more
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Women's eNews
Japan Criticized for Ignoring Child Sex Abuse, ExploitationTOKYO (WOMENSENEWS)--When Mari Christine Tsunoda thinks of the 2020 Summer Olym
Japan Criticized for Ignoring Child Sex Abuse, Exploitation
Women's eNews / Posted 21 days ago
TOKYO (WOMENSENEWS)--When Mari Christine Tsunoda thinks of the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympics Games to be held in Japan, she worries about what will happen in a country where children, in her view, are already too vulnerable to sexual... Read more
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ESPN
Tokyo 2020 dismisses notion of paying IAAFLONDON -- The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bi
Tokyo 2020 dismisses notion of paying IAAF
ESPN / Posted 21 days ago
LONDON -- The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for the 2020 Olympics. The Olympic body said Friday it has asked the World Anti-Doping Agency's independent commission for transcripts from its report on doping and... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Sports digest: IOC to examine bribery allegations in bidding for 2020 GamesThe IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for
Sports digest: IOC to examine bribery allegations in bidding for 2020 Games
The Fremont Argus / Posted 24 days ago
The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for the 2020 Olympics. The Olympic body said Friday it has asked the World Anti-Doping Agency's independent commission for transcripts from its report on doping and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
IOC to look into allegations of bribery in bidding for 2020 OlympicsThe IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for
IOC to look into allegations of bribery in bidding for 2020 Olympics
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for the 2020 Olympics. The Olympic body said Friday it has asked the World Anti-Doping Agency’s independent commission for transcripts from its report on doping and... Read more
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Philboxing
Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Martinez Wins Gold, Iron Boy 32, News & NotesFernando is coached by Juan Mendoza; they first teamed up when the future champ
Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Martinez Wins Gold, Iron Boy 32, News & Notes
Philboxing / Posted 24 days ago
Fernando is coached by Juan Mendoza; they first teamed up when the future champion was ready to blowout 9 candles on his birthday cake. Until last year Mendoza and Martinez trained at Fuentes Boxing Club but Coach Mendoza wanted to dedicate more time... Read more
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Oxford Mail
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its succes
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"
Oxford Mail / Posted 24 days ago
The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its successful bid for the 2017 world championships and has promised to provide all emails, documents and phone records to investigators. French police and the IAAF are... Read more
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Japan Today
IOC asks for transcripts suggesting 2020 Olympic bid bribery ‹ Japan TodayThe IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for
IOC asks for transcripts suggesting 2020 Olympic bid bribery ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 24 days ago
The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for the 2020 Olympics. The Olympic body said Friday it has asked the World Anti-Doping Agency’s independent commission for transcripts from its report on doping and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Host cities hit back over suggestions of corruptionreport by the independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had
Host cities hit back over suggestions of corruption
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
report by the independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had also raised concerns about awarding of the 2020 Olympics to Tokyo. Its findings form part of a broader scandal rocking global athletics involving athletes' use of... Read more
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Super Sport
Host cities hit back over suggestions of corruptionreport by the independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) had
Host cities hit back over suggestions of corruption
Super Sport / Posted 24 days ago
report by the independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) had also raised concerns about awarding of the 2020 Olympics to Tokyo. Its findings form part of a broader scandal rocking global athletics involving athletes' use of... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Host cities hit back over suggestions of corruptionreport by the independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had
Host cities hit back over suggestions of corruption
Reuters Sports News / Posted 24 days ago
report by the independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had also raised concerns about awarding of the 2020 Olympics to Tokyo. Its findings form part of a broader scandal rocking global athletics involving athletes' use of... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
London 2017 bid 'by the book' - UK Athletics chiefUK Athletics chief Ed Warner says bid for London 2017 world championships was '
London 2017 bid 'by the book' - UK Athletics chief
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 25 days ago
UK Athletics chief Ed Warner says bid for London 2017 world championships was 'by the book' UK Athletics: Bid for London 2017 world championships 'by the book'Ed Warner vowed to make computer and phone records connected to London's bid available to... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Marathoner Gives TED Talk: Overcoming Brain InjuryOlympic hopeful, 23-year-old Jonathan Swiatocha, has been sharing his story wit
Marathoner Gives TED Talk: Overcoming Brain Injury
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 25 days ago
Olympic hopeful, 23-year-old Jonathan Swiatocha, has been sharing his story with audiences for many years, but Thursday night was his first time to give a TED Talk. "He's inspired me tremendously not to ever give up," Jonathan's dad Ed Swiatocha... Read more
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Shropshire Star
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book" « Shropshire StarFrench police and the IAAF are investigating the bidding processes involved in
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book" « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 25 days ago
French police and the IAAF are investigating the bidding processes involved in seven world championships since 2009, including the 2017 event which is to be hosted by London after it beat Qatar's capital Doha in the vote. UK Athletics chairman Ed... Read more
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Gazette
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its succes
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"
Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its successful bid for the 2017 world championships and has promised to provide all emails, documents and phone records to investigators. French police and the IAAF are... Read more
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guardian-series
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its succes
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"
guardian-series / Posted 25 days ago
The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its successful bid for the 2017 world championships and has promised to provide all emails, documents and phone records to investigators. French police and the IAAF are... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its succes
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its successful bid for the 2017 world championships and has promised to provide all emails, documents and phone records to investigators. French police and the IAAF are... Read more
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Harrow Times
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its succes
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"
Harrow Times / Posted 25 days ago
The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its successful bid for the 2017 world championships and has promised to provide all emails, documents and phone records to investigators. French police and the IAAF are... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its succes
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its successful bid for the 2017 world championships and has promised to provide all emails, documents and phone records to investigators. French police and the IAAF are... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its succes
UK Athletics chief says London's 2017 World Championships bid was "by the book"
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 25 days ago
The chairman of UK Athletics insists London has nothing to hide over its successful bid for the 2017 world championships and has promised to provide all emails, documents and phone records to investigators. French police and the IAAF are... Read more
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KTVN Reno
IOC asks for transcripts suggesting 2020 Olympic bid briberyLONDON (AP) - The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in th
IOC asks for transcripts suggesting 2020 Olympic bid bribery
KTVN Reno / Posted 25 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for the 2020 Olympics. The Olympic body said Friday it has asked the World Anti-Doping Agency's independent commission for transcripts from its report on doping... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
IOC asks for transcripts suggesting 2020 Olympic bid briberyLONDON (AP) - The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in th
IOC asks for transcripts suggesting 2020 Olympic bid bribery
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 25 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for the 2020 Olympics. The Olympic body said Friday it has asked the World Anti-Doping Agency's independent commission for transcripts from its report on doping... Read more
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Daily Herald
IOC asks for transcripts suggesting 2020 Olympic bid briberyLONDON -- The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bi
IOC asks for transcripts suggesting 2020 Olympic bid bribery
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
LONDON -- The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for the 2020 Olympics. The Olympic body said Friday it has asked the World Anti-Doping Agency's independent commission for transcripts from its report on doping and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Tokyo dismisses suggestion cash influenced 2020 Olympics bidTOKYO - The Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee on Friday dismissed a foot
Tokyo dismisses suggestion cash influenced 2020 Olympics bid
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 25 days ago
TOKYO - The Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee on Friday dismissed a footnote in a World Anti-Doping Agency report that suggested a payment of sponsorship money influenced its winning bid for the summer games. Tokyo is hosting the 2020 Olympic... Read more
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Daily Mail
Coe still standing but IAAF president admits: 'We failed our sport'Lord Coe still standing after athletics' darkest day but IAAF president admits:
Coe still standing but IAAF president admits: 'We failed our sport'
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Lord Coe still standing after athletics' darkest day but IAAF president admits: 'We failed our sport' The second report commissioned by WADA was released on Thursday It accused the IAAF of seriously mishanding the current doping crisis IAAF... Read more
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Philboxing
PHILIPPINES STANDS OUT AMONG NATIONS BIDDING TO HOST 2016 OLYMNPIC QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTFIBA in a story on its website reports that �out of the six countries bidding t
PHILIPPINES STANDS OUT AMONG NATIONS BIDDING TO HOST 2016 OLYMNPIC QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT
Philboxing / Posted 25 days ago
FIBA in a story on its website reports that �out of the six countries bidding to host the event there is one that stands out � the Philippines which is the only remaining Asian country in the bid as Iran� has bowed out and the other countries are all... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Olympic committee to work closely with IAAFMUNICH (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local): 6:25 p
Olympic committee to work closely with IAAF
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 25 days ago
MUNICH (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local): 6:25 p.m. The International Olympic Committee says it will work closely with the new leadership of track and field's governing body and will "undertake any necessary action" to... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Olympic committee to work closely with IAAFMUNICH (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local): 6:25 p
Olympic committee to work closely with IAAF
Warren Times Observer / Posted 25 days ago
MUNICH (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local): 6:25 p.m. The International Olympic Committee says it will work closely with the new leadership of track and field's governing body and will "undertake any necessary action" to... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Olympic committee to work closely with IAAFMUNICH (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local): 6:25 p
Olympic committee to work closely with IAAF
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 25 days ago
MUNICH (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local): 6:25 p.m. The International Olympic Committee says it will work closely with the new leadership of track and field's governing body and will "undertake any necessary action" to... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Olympic committee to work closely with IAAFMUNICH (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local): 6:25 p
Olympic committee to work closely with IAAF
KTVN Reno / Posted 26 days ago
MUNICH (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local): 6:25 p.m. The International Olympic Committee says it will work closely with the new leadership of track and field's governing body and will "undertake any necessary action" to... Read more
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