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IOC proposes relaxing Rule 40 on athletes, sponsorships during Olympics

The International Olympic Committee is looking set to relax one of its more contentious rules, one that limits athletes’ abilities to advertise or promote sponsored products.

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Boston Globe: City employees forbidden from criticizing 2024 Olympic bid

The city of Boston has officially ordered its public employees not to “denigrate or disparage” the town’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, the Boston Globe reports.

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USOC releases first official promo video for Boston 2024 Olympic bid

The United States Olympic Committee officially selected Boston, Massachusetts as the city for the American Olympic bid in 2024, and now the USOC has released a short video hyping their selection.

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USOC Meets Thursday To Select US Candidate City For The 2024 Olympic Games

Representatives from the USOC will be meeting Thursday, January 8th at the Denver International Airport to consider a U.S. bid…

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Four American Cities Prepare To Present Their 2024 Olympic Bids To USOC

On Dec. 16, four cities will present their bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games to the USOC. The USOC says the odds are good that they will be making a bid to the IOC to host the 2024 Olympic Games in America.

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IOC “Women and Sport” Awards Honor Former Swimmers

Six remarkable women from around the world were honored with the International Olympic Committee’s 2014 “Women and Sports” awards in Monaco this week.

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Event Cap at the Olympic Games Just One of ‘Agenda 2020′ Key Points

A Limit to the Number of Events in the Olympics? A Channel devoted to the Games? Read on, my friends.

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Zhuhao Li Breaks World Junior Record in Boys’ 100 Fly

15-year old Chinese swimmer Li Zhuhao has broken the World Junior Record in the men’s 100 fly on Wednesday at the…

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IOC awards Olympic Games broadcast rights to NBCUniversal through to 2032

Scott Blackmum, USOC CEO: “NBC’s demonstrated ability not only to broadcast the Olympic Games, but to tell the stories of our athletes in a way that makes our nation proud, makes them an ideal partner.”

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IOC To Rio: Total Focus and Dedication Required, Every Second Counts

The IOC released a statement urging the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee that every second counts after their sixth visit to Rio de Janeiro to monitor the host cities’ progress.

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Le Clos Sits Down With IOC Boss Thomas Bach To Discuss YOG

South African superstar Chad le Clos was part of a group of Youth Olympic Games Ambassadors that met with IOC President Thomas Bach in Sochi…

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Soro To Goalkeep for Brazil: A New Wave in Water Polo (Milorad Cavic Editorial)

This post was written by Olympic medalist Milorad Cavic, who represented his native Serbia when he challenged Michael Phelps in that .01 second 100 butterfly race in the 2008 Olympic Games.

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IOC finds hundreds of new positive drug tests in Turin retest, will likely look at Beijing samples again

The International Olympic Committee has begun retesting frozen urine samples from the 2006 Turin Olympics using an improved steroid testing…

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WADA Update: New President &Vice President Elected, Budget Increases Announced

WADA elects a new President and Vice President, receives a budget increase, and announces the Moscow Antidoping Center is pending a six month suspension.

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Germany’s Thomas Bach, Olympic Champion, Takes Over IOC President Presidency

The IOC has a new president, and for the first time, it’s an Olympic gold medal athlete. (Photo: Sven Teshcke)

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