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This story first appeared in the blog, The Sport Intern. The editor is Karl-Heinz Huba of Lorsch, Germany. He can be reached at ISMG@aol.com. The article is reprinted here with permission of Huba.

London Mayor Claims Economic Boom Since 2012 Olympics

Around 110,000 new jobs have been created since the 2012 Olympics within the six London districts that hosted events of the Games, according to...

Reedie: The Fight against Doping, Much More than a Battle for Elite Sport

The fight against doping in sport is a noble fight -- it’s about protecting the rights of individual athletes and teams to live out...

PGA Tour Unveils New Integrity Program

The US PGA Tour has unveiled a new integrity program, sublimating its long-held policy of forbidding players from gambling and expanding its reach. The new...

Pyeongchang 2018 Committee says Safety ‘Top Priority’

"Safety and security are the two most important aspects of preparations for The Games," the PyeongChang 2018 organizing committee is quoted as saying by...

Tackle Football before Age 12 Linked to Later Brain Problems

Athletes who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who...

Bach Visiting NFL Game, Emmy Awards in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is expected to roll out the red carpet for International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach this weekend with a visit the 2028...

For Paris 2024, Budget and Governance are Key – but are Already at Stake

No surprise, Paris will host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. And come September 15, after the public concert that will enliven the city...

IOC Expects PyeongChang to ‘Deliver a Successful Games’ in 2018

PyeongChang has been confirmed to “deliver a successful Games” as the IOC Coordination Commission concluded its ninth and last visit to the host city...

Up to 4,400 Athletes Expected to Compete in Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Up to 4,400 athletes are expected to compete in 537 medal events in 22 sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, according to an...

City Council Approves Los Angeles 2028 Host City Contract

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously, 12-0, to authorize the City of Los Angeles to sign the Host City Contract with the IOC...

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