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Olympic Doping Summit to Review WADA Anti-Doping System

By Braden Keith on SwimSwam The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have announced details of an October 8th summit on controlling doping in sports. Among the... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Olympic Doping Summit to Review WADA Anti-Doping System

L.A. city leaders question financial risk of hosting 2024 Olympic Games

The deadline is looming to submit another round of bid materials to the International Olympic Committee, but many Los Angeles city leaders continue to have questions about what legal and financial protections will be in place should L.A. be awarded the 2024 Summer Games. The second round of bid...

Anti-doping: International Olympic Committee to discuss Fancy Bears medical leaks

The International Olympic Committee will hold a meeting next month to discuss "the protection of clean athletes" following recent leaks.

IOC reprimands British and Irish boxers for betting on Rio Olympics bouts

• Three fighters wagered on contests they were not involved in• Olympic associations under fire for not educating competitors The International Olympic Committee has issued “severe reprimands” to Team GB boxer Anthony Fowler and Irish...Show More Summary

What the Hell is Speed Climbing?

In August, the International Olympic Committee approved climbing for the Tokyo Olympics, but will only allow 20 athletes and one medal per gender. This means that Olympic hopefuls will need to compete in sport climbing, bouldering, and speed climbing in order to qualify and compete for a... Continue reading

Pro Climbers Weigh in on Olympic Climbing

In August, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) approved climbing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), who submitted the proposal, had asked for eight medals and 60 competitors. This would have allowed 30 men and 30 women to compete... Continue reading

Palestinian Celebration of Munich Olympic Massacre Shows They Are Not Ready For Peace

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The 2016 Olympics remembered the 11 Israeli athletes massacred by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich games, but the Palestinian Authority (PA) is praising the atrocity. The International Olympic Committee erected a memorial in Rio to the slain Israeli sportsmen and honored them at the closing ceremony. Show More Summary

IOC chief visits Pyeongchang to inspect Olympic preparation

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach arrived in South Korea on Thursday for a two-day visit to inspect preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang        

IOC: World Anti-Doping Agency 'Hack' Is Attempt To Tarnish Clean Athletes

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has condemned an apparent data hack on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as an attempt to tarnish the reputations of clean athletes. A group calling itself the Fancy Bears released confidential medical data it claimed belonged to several top U.S. Show More Summary

IOC Says No Further Sanctions Coming Against Ryan Lochte

By Braden Keith on SwimSwam The International Olympic Committee has said that the sanctions against the group of 4 American swimmers is "adequate." Read the full story on SwimSwam: IOC Says No Further Sanctions Coming Against Ryan Lochte

IOC decides against further punishment for Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte will not receive separate punishment from the International Olympic Committee for lying about being robbed at gunpoint during the Rio de Janeiro Games        

Bach defends decision to miss Paralympics opening

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach is quoted as saying his absence from the opening of the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has nothing to do with the charges brought by Brazilian prosecutors against another high-ranking IOC official        

Daily Headlines: September 9, 2016

Mexico: Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuarón will purportedly return to Mexico to shoot his first film there since “Y Tu Mamá También” in 2001. Brazil: Police in Brazil want to question International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach...Show More Summary

Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil police want to question IOC head Thomas Bach

Brazil police want to speak to International Olympic Committee head Thomas Bach about an alleged illegal scheme to resell tickets for top events.

Team USA is giving away a surfboard signed by Olympic athletes

A couple of weeks ago, when the International Olympic Committee announced that surfing and skateboarding would be in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, it brought to a head a long-running debate of whether these sports should be included in...Show More Summary

IOC: No request from Brazil police on Olympic ticket probe

The International Olympic Committee says it has not received any request from Brazilian police concerning an investigation into a ticket-scalping scheme during the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro        

Sources: Lochte in Line for Long Suspension

Ryan Lochte has been hit with a 10-month suspension for his foolish behavior in Rio, sources tell USA Today, CNN, and other outlets. The punishment handed down by the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and USA Swimming also includes a ban from 2017's world championship meet in...

Ryan Lochte Finally Receives His Official Punishment From The U.S. Olympic Committee!

Ryan Lochte is finally facing the music! Almost a month after Ryan caused international mayhem for lying about a robbery in Rio, the U.S. Olympic Committee handed down an official punishment for the scandal. Related: Ryan Apologizes! Per a TMZ report, a decision was reached to suspend Lochte for TEN MONTHS after a long debate between committee members. [...]

Banning Russian Paralympians From Rio is 'Unfair, Inhumane Act' - Official

Banning Russian paralympians from Rio is an "unfair, inhumane act" and the International Paralypmic Committee's "biggest mistake", the Russian Olympic Committee head said.

IOC Sanctions Six Athletes for Failing Doping Tests in 2008 Games

Six atheletes from Russia, Moldavia, Armenia and Azerbaijan were sanctioned for failing anti-doping tests in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, according to the statement of the International Olympic Committee.

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