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United States gets another IOC vote

The United States took one small step to regaining its voice in the International Olympic Committee, which has handed back-to-back defeats to U.S. cities trying to bring the Summer Games back to the United States: It got another IOC vote...

By Amy Shipley  |  February 24, 2010; 8:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  IOC  
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Angela Ruggiero could join IOC athletes' commission

U.S. women's hockey player Angela Ruggiero is under consideration for one of two openings on the International Olympic Committee athletes' commission, the Colorado Springs Gazette reports. Ruggiero could help the U.S. Olympic Committee repair its overseas image and give the...

By Matthew Rennie  |  February 4, 2010; 10:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  IOC , Ice hockey , U.S. Olympic Committee , Vancouver 2010  
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IOC Won't Sell U.S. TV Rights in Bad Economy

From the Associated Press: The International Olympic Committee is prepared to postpone the bidding on lucrative U.S. broadcast rights until after next year's selection of the 2016 host city due to the economic downturn, the IOC's top TV negotiator said...

By Amy Shipley  |  December 10, 2008; 10:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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IOC Will Retest 500 Olympic Samples

The International Olympic Committee will use two recently perfected drug tests to retest about 500 urine or blood samples taken from Olympic athletes during the August Summer Games in Beijing, the IOC announced today. About 400 samples will be re-examined...

By Amy Shipley  |  December 9, 2008; 7:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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IOC Rejects European Broadcast Offer

From the Associated Press: The International Olympic Committee has rejected a bid by Europe's public broadcasters to buy rights to show the 2014 and 2016 Olympics, the European Broadcasting Union said Tuesday. The move signals a split between the International...

By Amy Shipley  |  December 3, 2008; 7:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Finalists for the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics

From the International Olympic Committee: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today revealed the names of the finalist Candidate Cities from which the host city for the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2012 will be elected. Innsbruck and Kuopio were...

By Amy Shipley  |  November 3, 2008; 6:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Rogge: Economic Crisis Hasn't Hit Oly Movement, Amy Shipley , October 30, 2008
IOC Asthma Test Backed, Amy Shipley , October 29, 2008
Murdoch Eying U.S. Olympic Deal?, Amy Shipley , October 29, 2008
IOC Awards 2014-2016 Broadcast Rights in Turkey, Amy Shipley , October 28, 2008
Rogge Will Seek 2nd Term, Tracee Hamilton , October 24, 2008
IOC To Retest Olympic Blood Samples, Amy Shipley , October 8, 2008
France Wants 2018 Games, Tracee Hamilton , September 24, 2008
Moroccan To Head 2016 Evaluation Team, Amy Shipley , September 18, 2008
 
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