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IOC adds antidiscrimination to host contract after Sochi backlash

Sep 25, 2014

IOC adds antidiscrimination to host contract after Sochi backlash

Russia's adoption of a law banning socalled gay "propaganda" ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.The International Olympic Committee sent a
Scottish independence would redefine landscape

Sep 13, 2014

Scottish independence would redefine landscape

.Craig Reedie, the Scot who represents Britain as vice-president of the International Olympic Committee and wants to see the Union maintained, believes many will
Thomas Bach says its been a 'dynamic year' as IOC president

Sep 09, 2014

Thomas Bach says its been a 'dynamic year' as IOC president

Olympic Committee, succeeding Jacques Rogge. He marks the anniversary on Wednesday at IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.The 60-year-old German has
Even I hope to receive Bharat Ratna in my lifetime, says hockey legend Balbir Singh

Aug 17, 2014

Even I hope to receive Bharat Ratna in my lifetime, says hockey legend Balbir Singh

honoured by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) during the 2012 London Olympics alongwith other great sportsmen like legendary sprinter late Jesse
Ebola-hit states plead for more help, WHO rebuked for slow response

Aug 16, 2014

Ebola-hit states plead for more help, WHO rebuked for slow response

travel warnings and restrictions, cancellations of events and flight suspensions to the region by some airlines.The International Olympic Committee (IOC
African Ebola outbreak like "wartime", food shortages threaten

Aug 15, 2014

African Ebola outbreak like "wartime", food shortages threaten

events and flight suspensions to the region by some airlines.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday it was prohibiting young athletes
Syringes confiscated from the rooms of Indian athletes at CWG 2014 Report

Aug 12, 2014

Syringes confiscated from the rooms of Indian athletes at CWG 2014 Report

, then in a lounge and the third time in the wrestlers' room.The International Olympic Committee rules, that were brought into practice since London
China 'patka' row Akal Takht seeks government intervention

Jul 25, 2014

China 'patka' row Akal Takht seeks government intervention

players. Headgear, hair accessories and jewellery are not permitted."Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had also asked the International Olympic
China 'patka' row Akal Takht seeks government intervention

Jul 25, 2014

China 'patka' row Akal Takht seeks government intervention

players. Headgear, hair accessories and jewellery are not permitted."Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had also asked the International Olympic