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USOC 2024 Determining Potential US Olympic Bid USOC 2024 Determining Potential US Olympic Bid

On Tuesday, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) expressed much interest in narrowing down its field of potential cities to make a bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics. “The dialogue is really around which cities do we think can …

Sarah Burke: IOC Can Ban Sticker, But Not Her Memory Sarah Burke: IOC Can Ban Sticker, But Not Her Memory

Sarah Burke, the freestyle skier who died in a halfpipe accident in 2012, has a fan club at the Olympics among what would have been her fellow competitors. However, the International Olympic Committee has stepped in and called the stickers …

Olympics Drops Wrestling From Its Core Sports Lineup Olympics Drops Wrestling From Its Core Sports Lineup
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced its 25 “core sports” for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Notably absent from the list was wrestling – a sport that has been part of the olympic games since the very first olympics …

Four Olympians Lose Medals Over Steroid Use Four Olympians Lose Medals Over Steroid Use
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that four athletes who competed in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens will be stripped of their medals after analysis of stored urine samples revealed “adverse analytical findings.” Yuriy Bilonog, Svetlana Krivelyova, Ivan …

Olympic Hub Allows Fans to Connect with Athletes Olympic Hub Allows Fans to Connect with Athletes

If your a sports fan and you regularly tune into Olympics, your in for a real treat this year. With the Summer Olympics just months away in London, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced a new Olympic Athletes Hub. …

YouTube To Get Some Olympic Content

Thanks to the International Olympic Committee and YouTube, sports fans in Botswana, Cambodia, and Mongolia – along with 74 other territories – are set to have a better-than-expected August.  The two organizations have paired to air clips of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.