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Wrestling’s Eleventh Hour

A 100 years ago, way back in 1912, at the Stockholm Olympics, there was a wrestling match between two athletes that made history. In...

Swiss Exit Opens Door for German Bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

The German Olympic Sports Federation (DOSB) has admitted there is now a strong possibility that Munich could bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics...

Swiss Voters Reject Bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

It would seem that not every country’s residents believe that hosting an Olympic Games justifies the enormous public cost in time and money.  Swizz...

Tereshuk Takes World Cup Gold in Palm Springs But Newcomer Steals Show

Ukraine's Victoria Tereshuk claimed victory in the women's event at the Modern Pentathlon World Cup in Palm Springs, but is was China's silver medalist...

No Safety Fears Over Tokyo 2020, IOC Evaluation Commission Assured

There should be no safety concerns about holding the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo the team of inspectors, headed by Britain's Sir Craig...

Coe Appointed International Inspiration Chairman at Newly Merged Charity

Sebastian Coe has been unveiled as the chair of the newly formed sports development charity International Inspiration, which looks to deliver on the London...

Don’t Return Medals to IOC in Protest, Russian Olympic President Tells Wrestlers

Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Alexander Zhukov has urged the country's Olympic wrestling medalists not to return their medals to the International Olympic Committee...

Seattle an Olympic City?

Why not Seattle? Seattle has moxie. It has verve. It has a cosmopolitan panache and more than 3.5 million people in the metropolitan area. So, why...

Rogge to Meet New International Wrestling President Next Week

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge will hold a meeting with the new head of wrestling next week to discuss the sport's controversial...

Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Olympic Organizing Committee Confirmed

Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Olympic Organizing Committee has been confirmed having achieved “solid progress on the media villages, the venue masterplan and the recruitment...

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