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Public, political opposition nixed Toronto 2024 Olympic bid: report

Toronto officials saw public resistance as the main threat to a possible Olympic bid and worried holding a referendum on the issue would “allow critics to overstate and inflate opposition” to hosting the 2024 Games, documents reveal. 510 more words


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FIFA and IOC suspend Kuwait sport for passing domestic law

By Nickolas Rogic – Thompson Rivers University 2L JD Student

FIFA and the IOC have taken reactionary measures against the Kuwaiti Football Association (KFA) and the Kuwaiti Olympic Association (KOC), respectively. 514 more words

IOC backs Russian Reforms

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach believes Russia will resolve its doping issues and field athletes at next year’s Rio Games.

Russia was provisionally suspended from world athletics after an independent World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) report alleged “state-sponsored doping”. 210 more words

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IOC President Thomas Bach Speaks On The Terrorist Attacks In Paris

These attacks are deeply shocking. The IOC condemns these barbaric and cowardly acts.

This is not only an attack on the people of France and Paris, this is an attack on humanity and all humanitarian and Olympic Values… 120 more words


Sports and doping: a critical analysis

Reporting for The Japan Times about the doping and ethics scandals engulfing Russian athletics and the IOC. Victor Conte and Kip Keino weigh in on various aspects of these crises. 9 more words


Putin calls for investigation into doping claims

Reported by Matthew Thomas.

Following the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) independent report recommending that Russia be banned from athletics competition president Vladimir Putin has finally spoke out. 382 more words