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Tokyo marathon move does not affect our credibility: IOC

12 December, 2019 9:47 am 9:47 am

LAUSANNE (Reuters) – A surprise move of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics marathon races and race walk events to cooler Sapporo from the capital was sudden but it will not affect the credibility of the International Olympic Committee, a senior IOC official said on Wednesday. The IOC stunned Games organizers in October by announcing the marathon, … Read More


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Olympics: IOC stands firm on decision to move 2020 marathon despite Tokyo&#...

10 October, 2019 6:40 pm 6:40 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – The International Olympic Commission will not change its decision to move the 2020 marathon to Sapporo to avoid the heat, a top Tokyo Olympics planning official said on Friday, despite pleas from Tokyo’s governor to keep the race in the capital. The announcement came in the latest round of an unusually public … Read More


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IOC plan to move Tokyo Olympic marathon to Hokkaido due to heat concerns

10 October, 2019 10:02 pm 10:02 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday announced a plan to move the marathon and race walking at Tokyo 2020 to Japan’s northernmost island of Hokkaido from originally planned courses in the capital due to worries about heat. The IOC’s statement said that it is planning to move the events to Sapporo, which … Read More


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Olympics: IOC overhauls bidding process for Games to stop dropouts

06 June, 2019 5:40 pm 5:40 pm

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee outlined plans to overhaul the bidding process for future Games, stating that cities interested in hosting the Games should hold referendums before submitting official tenders to avoid having to withdraw their candidacy at a later date. The IOC has seen many cities in recent years drop out … Read More


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Olympics: IOC sanctions three athletes from London 2012 Games for doping

03 March, 2019 9:45 pm 9:45 pm

BERLIN (Reuters) – Azeri weightlifter Valentin Hristov was stripped of his 2012 Olympics 56-kg bronze medal on Friday after he was one of three athletes to test positive for banned substances in re-tests conducted by the International Olympic Committee. The IOC said Hristov’s London Games sample tested positive for a prohibited anabolic steroid (oralturinabol) when … Read More


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IOC suspends India host applications after Pakistanis denied visas

02 February, 2019 6:02 pm 6:02 pm

NEW DELHI (92 News) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to “suspend all discussions” with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup in New Delhi. According to the details, after suspending all Indian applications, IOC now wants other global sports bodies to … Read More


Refugee team to take part at Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOC

10 October, 2018 8:55 am 8:55 am

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Refugees will take part in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday said it would form a refugee team for the second consecutive Summer Games. IOC President Thomas Bach asked members of the Olympic body at its session in Buenos Aires to support the creation of … Read More