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#International Olympic Committee

# international-olympic-committee - Friday 6 October, 2017

Rio 2016 chief, arrested on charges of attempted bribery, had 16 bars of gold in Swiss bank

Carlos Nuzman is alleged to have paid off colleagues in return for them voting in favour of the Brazilian city being Olympic host.

# international-olympic-committee - Friday 9 June, 2017

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games

Men and women will compete together in the 4x400m relay, swimming, archery, judo and cycling in Tokyo.

# international-olympic-committee - Sunday 7 August, 2016

International Paralympic Committee issues outright ban on Russian athletes for this month's Games

It represents a complete contrast to the International Olympic Committee’s heavily-criticised decision.

# international-olympic-committee - Thursday 4 August, 2016

271 Russians to compete in Rio Olympics after drugs probe - IOC

Russian Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov said some other cases remained unresolved .

# international-olympic-committee - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

WADA chief has framed photo of him shaking hands with Vladimir Putin in his house

The Financial Times paid a visit to his Glasgow home and certainly got more than they asked for.

# international-olympic-committee - Monday 24 August, 2015

Usain Bolt win reverberates in anti-doping fight

“We build people up to break them down, that’s just human nature.”

# international-olympic-committee - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Financial burden of Olympic hosting duties causing chaos as Boston withdraws 2024 bid

The IOC still wants a US city to deliver a summer Games in nine years.

# international-olympic-committee - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

India flag to fly at Sochi as Olympic ban is lifted

The IOC has decided to reinstate the Asian country meaning its three athletes can compete under its name.

# international-olympic-committee - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics

In February, the International Olympic Committee had recommended that wrestling was dropped.

# international-olympic-committee - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

And the loser is… IOC board want to axe wrestling from 2020 Olympics

Associated Press reports that wrestling will be dropped by the executive board of the International Olympic Committee.

# international-olympic-committee - Friday 7 December, 2012

ISA critical of ‘malicious’ Olympic betting allegations

Peter O’Leary escaped with a warning following an Olympic betting investigation, but Irish sailing bosses still have questions about the motive and timing of the allegations.

# international-olympic-committee - Thursday 6 December, 2012

IOC strips four medals from 2004 Athens Olympics, Armstrong safe for now

The IOC has said they will readjust the results and rankings from the Athens Games.

# international-olympic-committee - Monday 26 November, 2012

IOC chief backs plan for four-year doping bans

The World Anti-Doping Agency is planning to raise the penalty by two years.

# international-olympic-committee - Saturday 28 July, 2012

IOC warning as Olympics hit by first doping case

Albanian weightlifter Hysen Pulaku tested positive for a banned steroid in London this week.

# international-olympic-committee - Friday 27 July, 2012

Explainer: Why are there four Olympic athletes with no country?

There’s four athletes competing under the Olympic flag, with no country to represent. Here’s how that came about.

# international-olympic-committee - Thursday 26 July, 2012

London 2012: Hickey signs up to IOC top table

Dubliner Pat Hickey was elected today to the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

# international-olympic-committee - Monday 23 July, 2012

London 2012: Rogge stages minute's silence for 1972 victims

“They came to Munich in a spirit of peace and solidarity. The debt we owe them is to maintain this spirit in life and to remember them.”

# international-olympic-committee - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Olympic bidding race down to three

Where do you want to go in 2020 – Tokyo, Madrid or Istanbul?

# international-olympic-committee - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012

Pat Hickey knows what a London Bus looks like but, by the looks of it, he prefers vintage technology.

# international-olympic-committee - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Planning for Olympics 2012 a 'blueprint' for future hosts

Hwever, British Prime Minister David Cameron warned that “the drive to embed and secure the benefits of London 2012 is still to come”.

# international-olympic-committee - Monday 19 March, 2012

Hopes for Saudi Arabia's female athletes after Olympic talks progress

Saudi Arabia is one of three countries that has never included women in its Olympic teams, along with Qatar and Brunei.

# international-olympic-committee - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia in breach of Olympic charter, says rights group Women In Sport

Saudi Arabia in breach of Olympic charter, says rights group

Human Rights Watch says the kingdom is effectively operating a ban against women in sports.

# international-olympic-committee - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Olympic torch to visit Dublin on 6 June

OCI President Pat Hickey celebrates “the culmination of a dream” as Olympic officials confirm the torch’s visit to Ireland next summer.

# international-olympic-committee - Monday 5 December, 2011

Havelange resigns from IOC ahead of ethics hearing - reports

Former FIFA President Joao Havelange is reported to have resigned from the International Olympic Committee days before an investigation into alleged kickbacks opens.

# international-olympic-committee - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

London 2012 chairman backs Dublin visit for Olympic torch

Sebastian Coe said a symbolic visit to the Republic “would speak eloquently and powerfully for sport”.

# international-olympic-committee - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie 72 global organisations hit by world's 'biggest ever cyber-attacks' Cyberterrorism

72 global organisations hit by world's 'biggest ever cyber-attacks'

The UN, US and Canadian governments are among six dozen high-profile targets of the largest ever hacking attack.

# international-olympic-committee - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Gaddafi's son given 1,000-ticket allocation for London Olympics London 2012

Gaddafi's son given 1,000-ticket allocation for London Olympics

The son of Muammar Gaddafi has been given almost 1,000 tickets – while the city’s mayor goes empty-handed.

# international-olympic-committee - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

New federation to seek Olympic status for GAA-style Handball

33 national handball associations, including the GAA, form a new international body that will seek Olympic status for the game.