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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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Tokyo Selected to host 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Istanbul and Madrid Eliminated

Tokyo has been selected as the host city for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, thus making Japan the first Asian country to ever host the Summer Olympic Games twice.

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IOC President Rogge Says – Swimming is an Aesthetic, Exciting, Clean Sport

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Dr. Jacques Rogge, has not missed a FINA World Championships since 2003. (Image courtesy of FINA)

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USOC To Politicians on Subject of Boycott: Back Off

Not that anybody believed that there were any real legs to the United States potentially boycotting the 2014 Olympics if Russian gives Edward Snowden asylum, as Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) suggested, but if there was any, the United States Olympic Committee swiftly quashed it with a statement released today. (Photo: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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2012 Brings Highs and Lows In Anti-Doping Annual Report

“Athletes who cheat by using doping substance may think they have gone undetected, but they should never rest easy.” As…

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IOC Awards 2018 Youth Olympics to Buenos Aires, Argentina

Kaitlyn Jones of the Delaware Swim Team was the United States’ lone gold medalist at the first edition of the Youth Olympics in 2010. (Photo: Tim BInning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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IOC Releases Evaluations of 2020 Olympic Candidate Cities

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) released their evaluation report on the three finalist cities to host the 2020 Summer Olympics…

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IOC Approves Coventry for Athletes Commission; Rejects Adding Medals

Zimbabwe’s Kirsty Coventry will be sworn in Wednesday by the IOC; and the stroke 50′s took a huge blow for their Olympic hopes. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Swimming Jumps to Top of IOC Funding Ladder; Three Sports Named for Possible 2020 Inclusion

The FILA wrestling delegation at the IOC Executive Meeting this week scored a major win by being named one of three finalists for addition to the 2020 Olympics. (Photo: IOC)

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Michael Phelps Second Most Influential Athlete in United States

According to Forbes.com, Olympic swimming icon Michael Phelps falls behind football star Tim Tebow. Forbes reported the news based on surveys conducted…

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