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Olympic Basketball Champ Scola Named Youth Olympic Ambassador

Argentinian Olympic basketball champion Luis Scola was announced today by the International Olympic Committee as an Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018.

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IOC Confirms Gender Equality For Winter Youth Olympic Games 2020

The IOC Executive Board (EB) meeting concluded today with a number of innovative and impactful decisions for the future of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

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Buenos Aires 2018 “Parks Concept” To Take Youth Olympics To Next Level

Buenos Aires 2018 is set to take the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to the next level as an event that engages young people, it was outlined this week during the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission’s fourth visit to the host city. The four-parks concept, which was the main subject of discussion, aims to boost the number of young participants at the event by creating sports festivals across the city.

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No More McDonald’s At The Olympic Village

The IOC and McDonald’s have announced that they have mutually agreed to bring their Worldwide TOP Partnership to an end.

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Former UN Secretary-General Ki-Moon Proposed To IOC Ethics Commission

Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been proposed as the new Chair of the International Olympic Committee’s Ethics…

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WADA Demands Power to Ban Countries from International Competition

In light of recent scandals, the World Anti Doping Agency has demanded the power to ban countries that are judged to have promoted systematic doping from international competition.

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LA 2024 Bid Committee Pledges to Add eSports to Olympic Program

Today, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti is in Qatar presenting the city’s case for hosting the 2024 Olympics to the…

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Contract Worker Dies Dismantling Rio Olympic Facilities

During the dismantling of the Rio 2016 Olympic facilities, one man died from electrocution and another lost his leg due to crashing in the beach volleyball arena. Both victims were outsourced workers hired to help dismantle the Olympic facilities.

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Kirsty Coventry To Be Elected VP of International Surfing Association

Kirsty Coventry is set to be elected as the next vice-president of the International Surfing Association.

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Daniel Gyurta Among Four Athletes Named to IOC’s Athletes’ Commission

Hungarian breaststroker and former world record holder Daniel Gyurta is among four Olympic athletes named to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s “Athletes’…

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The Case for an Olympic Women’s 1500

Last night Katie Ledecky completed her historic Olympics with an insane performance in the 800 freestyle, touching the wall almost…

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Refugee Swimmer Yusra Mardini Wins First Heat of Women’s 100 Fly

Refugee Team Athlete Yusra Mardini won her heat of the women’s 100 butterfly.

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Anastasia Krapivina out, Anna Olasz in for Rio OW 10K Race per FINA

Anna Olasz will now race in the open water 10K now that Anastasia Krapivina has been barred from the competition.

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WADA “Disappointed” IOC Didn’t Decline All Russian Athletes’ Entries

In a statement released today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) expressed its disappointment that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) did…

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USADA: IOC Decision Is “Significant Blow” to Clean Athletes’ Rights

The BBC is reporting that the United States Anti-Doping Association (USADA) said that the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC‘s) decision not…

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