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Olympic flag rings up one hundred years

One of the best-known symbols in marketing, let alone world sport, reaches an important milestone this week. June 2014 marks the centenary of the presentation...

Google chairman and violinist Vanessa Mae to help decide direction of Olympic Movement

Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt, Britain's former Culture Minister Dame Tessa Jowell and violinist Vanessa Mae are among a group of experts who will...

Grass-planting at Olympic golf course begins amid delay concerns

Construction of the first Olympic golf course in more than a century has advanced, with the start of the grass-planting process on one of...

IOC establishes $300,000 fund for Ukrainian athletes

Announcing the IOC having established a 300,000 US$ emergency fund in support o Ukrainian athletes, IOC President Thomas Bach expressed the IOC’s “growing concern”...

Deputy chairman of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel arrested

Deputy chairman of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel Lennox Gayle has been arrested following a raid at a massage parlour he allegedly owns. Jamaican police...

UCI President calls for positive, open debate on Olympic Sports Programme

UCI President, Brian Cookson, has today called for "a positive and open debate about the future of the Olympic sports programme." Speaking from UCI HQ...

Kraków submit Applicant File to International Olympic Committee for 2022 bid

Kraków has submitted their Applicant File for its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at...

Half-a-billion Dollars Windfall for London 2012 Sports

A total of $522.5 million (£345.8 million/€404.3 million) is set to be shared among the 26 Olympic sports that took part in London 2012,...

Prime Minister: The British Brand Has Never Been Stronger after London 2012

Britain and Brazil will work closely together in the build-up to the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, the leaders of the two countries, David...

Olympic and Paralympic Integration Key, Parsons Tells 2020 Games Bidders

Andrew Parsons, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) representative on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission for the 2020 Games, claimed the three bidding...
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