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How Do the French Feel About the Paris 2024 Olympics?

The IOC recently touted report showing overwhelming support for the next Summer Games, but another poll painted a different picture of approval ratings. 


Dates For 2028 Olympic Games In Los Angeles Announced

The Organizing Committee announced Monday that the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles will run from July 14-30, 2028.


Former IOC Vice President Says Russia & Belarus May Be Banned From Paris 2024

Former VP and current IOC senior member Craig Reedie says Russia and Belarus could end up being banned from competing at the 2024 Olympic Games.


35 Paesi, Inclusa L’Italia, Firmano Richiesta Di Ulteriori Sanzioni Per Russia

I rappresentanti di 35 nazioni, tra cui l’Italia, hanno firmato una dichiarazione per chiedere maggiori sanzioni contro la Russia

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Olympic Roundup: 35 Countries Call For More Russia Sanctions; Griner Pleads Guilty

Representatives of 35 nations, including the U.S., signed a statement last week seeking more sanctions on Russia and Belarus. 


La FINA restringe a las mujeres transgénero competir en categoría femenina

La FINA decidió que las mujeres transgénero tendrán que haber suprimido la pubertad masculina a los 12 años para poder competir en categoría femenina.

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FINA Votes to Restrict Transgender Women, Add ‘Open’ Category

FINA voted Sunday to ban transgender women from competing in women’s categories if they have gone through any part of the male puberty process.


Legendary Swimmer Alexander Popov Believes Russian Sanctions Will Soon Be Lifted

Popov, a four-time Olympic champion, says that sporting event organizers are suffering material loss with Russian and Belarusians absent.


WADA Founder, IOC Member Dick Pound Retiring At The Age of 80

After over 60 years of involvement with the Olympic movement, Pound will retire at the end of 2022.


IOC President Bach Explains Stance on Russia Sanctions

Both Russian members of the IOC did not participate in Friday’s session despite president Thomas Bach’s support, according to Reuters. 


IOC President Thomas Bach: “Our Olympic Mission is a Humanitarian Mission”

Bach closed the 139th IOC session by addressing the membership on the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the world of sport.


Mark Stockwell Falls Short In Bid For Australian Olympic Committee President

Stockwell, a three-time Olympic medalist, is married to recently-named Swimming Australia President Tracy Stockwell (née Caulkins).

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Proposed Legislation Could Seek To Strip IOC of Tax-Exempt Status

The legislation, which hasn’t yet been introduced, would seek to strip the IOC of its U.S. tax exemption status. It’s unclear what affect this would have.

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Olympic, Paralympic Swimmers Join Crowd Calling For Access to COVID Vaccine

Olympic and Paralympic swimmers including Federica Pellegrini (above) join crowd calling for “free and equitable access” to COVID vaccine.


Atleti Olimpici E Paralimpici Chiedono Accesso Equo Ai Vaccini Per Tutti

Il Comitato Olimpico Internazionale ha prodotto un video che invita i leader mondiali a garantire accesso libero ed equo ai vaccini COVID

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