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Marius Vizer: Truth 'Too Shocking' for IOC

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

By Karolos Grohmann

BERLIN, May 20 (Reuters) – SportAccord president Marius Vizer has urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to end pressure on federations to withdraw their membership of his organization after he criticized the Olympic body last month. 664 more words


IOC Announce Death Of member Peter Tallberg Of Finland

It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has learnt of the death of Peter Tallberg, IOC member in Finland, at the age of 77. 552 more words


Sports Anticorruption Initiatives: Hail Mary or a Home Run?

Corruption in sports—whether it be match-fixing, the systematic use of performance enhancing drugs, or bribes paid to secure lucrative hosting duties—is by no means a new phenomenon. 977 more words


IOC strips US of relay medals in doping case

LONDON (AP) — The entire U.S. men’s sprint relay team was stripped of its silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday as a result of Tyson Gay’s doping case. 770 more words

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ITTF & IOC Presidents Meet to Discuss Additional Olympic Table Tennis Gold

Prior to the Qoros 2015 World Table Tennis Championships, ITTF’s President Mr. Thomas WEIKERT met the International Olympic Committee’s President Dr. Thomas BACH in Lausanne, Switzerland. 158 more words

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Isabelle Charest brings experience to Youth Olympic Games

When Canada’s aspiring Winter Olympians head to the Youth Olympic Games in 2016, they’ll have an experienced leader to lean on.

It was announced on Monday that three-time Olympic medallist… 167 more words



The new headquarters of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) were officially inaugurated this morning (11) by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and IAAF President Lamine Diack, in the presence of Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee. 130 more words