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# ioc - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics Pyeongchang 2018

Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics

The military has stepped in as 41 hospitalised with norovirus.

# ioc - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics over state-sponsored doping

But Russian athletes who can prove they are clean will be allowed to compete under a neutral flag.

# ioc - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Russia accuses whistleblower Rodchenkov of distributing drugs

Next week, the IOC will decide whether Russia can compete at next year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

# ioc - 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.

# ioc - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Russia issues arrest warrant for whistleblower who exposed state-sponsored doping

Grigory Rodchenkov fled to the US where he revealed the extent of the drug problem in Russian sports.

# ioc - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Paris and LA both win right to host Olympic Games, US city expected to wait until 2028

“It truly is a tale of two great Olympic cities,” said an IOC report that opted against naming one clear winner.

# ioc - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Olympics: Paris and LA interested in 2024 Games only

The consolation prize of the 2028 Olympic Games is of no interest to Paris and Los Angeles.

# ioc - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Russian Anti-Doping Agency claim official was misquoted over doping cover-up 'admission'

The New York Times article was published yesterday.

# ioc - Friday 9 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland Rio De Janeiro

Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland

Hickey was arrested last August in Brazil.

# ioc - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The Olympic Council of Ireland is refusing to pay €410,000 to allow Pat Hickey leave Brazil Rio Games

The Olympic Council of Ireland is refusing to pay €410,000 to allow Pat Hickey leave Brazil

Separately, charity boss Jonathan Irwin has defended Hickey. “I’m a bit like the rabbit who is absolutely entranced by the snake,” he said.

# ioc - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges Olympic Council Of Ireland

"This has been a life-changing experience" - Pat Hickey responds to ticketing charges

On Friday night Hickey, who has temporarily stepped aside as President of the Olympic Council of Ireland, was charged with criminal organisation, ticket touting, ambush marketing, larceny, money laundering, and tax evasion.

# ioc - Friday 9 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director Martin Burke

Police in Rio seeking arrest of another OCI director

Rio police are seeking the arrest of OCI sports director Martin Burke, though he is not named on the same charges as Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon.

# ioc - Saturday 27 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games Against The Rules

Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

It is not yet known on which sports the boxers had placed the bets.

# ioc - Monday 22 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace" Rio 2016

OCI member calls Pat Hickey's arrest in front of TV cameras a "total and absolute disgrace"

The body’s executive committee met last night for the first time since the scandal broke.

Rio 2016: How our athletes salvaged some pride in an Irish Olympics of scandal

Disappointment in the boxing ring but, overall, Ireland’s athletes punched above their weight as chaos raged around them.

# ioc - 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.

# ioc - Sunday 31 July, 2016

IOC panel to have final say on Russian Rio participation

Ugur Erdener, Claudia Bokel and Juan Antonio Samaranch will make a decision “in the coming days”.

# ioc - 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.

# ioc - Monday 25 July, 2016

Russian doping whistle-blower hits back after being barred from the Olympics

The 30-year-old said that the move would discourage future whistle-blowers from coming forward.

# ioc - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Russia escapes blanket ban from 2016 Olympics

An IOC statement released today said it “was guided by a fundamental rule of the Olympic Charter to protect clean athletes and the integrity of sport”.

# ioc - Saturday 23 July, 2016

4-year-old GAA analysts and Limerick donkey derbies: It's Comments of the Week

Our readers have little time for Russian playacting while they’re experts at GAA directions.

# ioc - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

IOC to 'explore legal options' for Rio ban on all Russian athletes

The governing body has promised to impose ‘the toughest sanctions available’ in the wake of the McLaren report.

# ioc - Monday 18 July, 2016

Defiant Putin questions legitimacy of damning McLaren report

The Russian president is questioning the integrity of Dr Grigory Rodchenkov, the whistleblowe whose evidence was a key part of the Wada-requested study.

# ioc - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Up to 10 athletes to represent Team Refugee at Rio Olympics

‘We want to send a message of hope,’ says IOC president Thomas Bach.

# ioc - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Ski chief fears impact of winter World Cup on 2022 Olympics

A 2022 football World Cup in Qatar could detract from the traditional quadrennial winter Games.

# ioc - Monday 9 September, 2013

Olympics bosses to Lance Armstrong: We're still waiting to get our bronze medal back, buddy

IOC still working to recover Armstrong’s time-trial medal from the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.

# ioc - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

# ioc - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games after landslide IOC vote

The Japanese City was preferred to Istanbul by 60 votes to 36.

# ioc - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Japan to spend €359mn to battle Fukushima radioactive water leak Fukushima

Japan to spend €359mn to battle Fukushima radioactive water leak

A costly untested subterranean ice wall be constructed in a desperate step to stop the leaks after repeated failures by the plant’s operator.

# ioc - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Fry compares Putin to Hitler, calls for Olympics to be moved from Russia LGBT Rights

Stephen Fry compares Putin to Hitler, calls for Olympics to be moved from Russia

The author, comedian and activist says Russia should be stripped of its right to hold the games over its passing of anti-LGBT laws, which criminalise those who engage in “gay propaganda”.

# ioc - Saturday 4 May, 2013

'I'd rather not talk about it until I have to decide what to do' - McIlroy on Olympics choice

Meanwhile, the Northern Irishman is currently three shots behind leader Phil Mickelson at Quail Hollow.

# ioc - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

If the IOC board had looked at these 10 photos this morning, wrestling would be safe

Officials voted to cut wrestling from the 2020 Olympics earlier today.

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.

# ioc - 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.

# ioc - 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.

# ioc - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Olympics: India suspended from IOC - source

The suspension comes amid an ongoing row between the Indian Olympic Association and the organisation.

# ioc - Friday 30 November, 2012

IOC ready to take away Armstrong's Olympic bronze

The fate of the cyclist’s medal will be addressed when the organisation’s executive board meets next week in Lausanne.

# ioc - Monday 27 August, 2012

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VIDEO: It's never too late for one last London 2012 montage

It’s grand, there’s only two more sleeps until the Paralympics starts.

# ioc - Friday 3 August, 2012

German rower quits over 'neo-Nazi' boyfriend

The athlete affirmed her commitment to the “Olympic ideals” but quit the Olympic village so ‘as not to be a burden on the team’.

# ioc - 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.

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