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IOC boss welcomes talk of awarding 2024, 2028 Olympics together

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach welcomes talk that two Summer Games hosts could be picked at the same time in September. 396 more words


Discouragement of Olympic Proportions?

Winter Olympics! In less than one year! Are you ready? Are you excited?!

Yes…..and no.

Sure, I’m getting excited about the Winter Olympics. They’re so much fun to watch, and they’re more manageable to watch. 485 more words


Russia to punish athletes who don’t return Olympic medals

MOSCOW — Russian track and field athletes haven’t been giving up their medals in Olympic doping cases, and local officials have vowed to kick them off the national team until they do. 289 more words


The GSB Interview: David Muller, Green-Sports-Corporate Partner Matchmaker

David Muller has successfully shown sports teams, venues, and leagues, as well as corporations large and small, the value of attaching themselves to the Green-Sports Movement. 2,281 more words

Calgary sets sights on potential 2026 Winter Games bid

It’s been 29 years since Calgary welcomed the world during the 1988 Winter Olympics. Those games have been since remembered for their success, not only in terms of execution, but also for the bottom line. 932 more words


Thomas Bach (IOC) to open second edition of International Forum for Sports Integrity

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (headphoto) will deliver the opening address at the second edition of the International Forum for Sports Integrity (IFSI), due to take place in Lausanne tomorrow, 15.02.17. 357 more words


IOC claim "a number" of Russian athletes have returned medals following re-tests

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said “a number” of Russian athletes have already returned their medals as requested following the re-testing of samples from the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic Games. 443 more words