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Intel, use, Tokyo, Olympics, show, 3D tracking, new tech

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech

09 September, 2019 9:00 am 9:00 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intelligence driven 3D tracking of athletes to augment broadcasts of events during the Games. The tracking technology will use mobile cameras to capture video of Olympic events … Read More


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Olympics, IOC, overhauls, bidding, process, Games, stop, dropouts

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, athletes, London, 2012 Games, doping

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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