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IOC reforms possibly mean future Southeast Asian Olympics
Malay Mail

IOC reforms possibly mean future Southeast Asian Olympics

International Olympic Commitee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge of Belgium laughs during a news conference in Buenos Aires. — Reuters pic SINGAPORE, Dec 17 — Indonesia are optimistic about bringing the Olympics to Southeast Asia in collaboration ... Malay Mail, 1 month ago
New illegal substances fuel sports cheats Saudi Gazette, 1 month ago
Rio 2016

Born out of an explosion of Brazilian joy... the Rio 2016 mascots magical creatures with super powers

Jacques Rogge, the then President of the International Olympic Committee, opened an envelope and said the words Rio de Janeiro. And the Marvellous City exploded with joy. Rio had been selected to host the first Olympic and Paralympic Games in South ...
 Rio 20162 months ago

IOC adds golf, rugby to program behind backing of Rogge

One more reason to buy a ticket to Rio in 2016? Tiger Woods . Rugby can start to scrum and golf can tee up after both sports were officially admitted to the 2016 Olympic program on Friday in a majority vote of the IOC membership in Copenhagen. ...
 SI.com1 month ago
Your Middle East

Asian football community "happy" to bar women in order to comply with Iranian ...

The confirmation came in remarks by AFC general secretary Dato' Alex Soosay to Agence France Press (AFP) that he is happy to respect Iranian laws that ban women from watching male football matches in stadia. By implication, Mr. Soosay could have ...
 Your Middle East2 days ago AFC official 'happy' to bar women spectators from stadia  Huffington Post2 days ago AFC official happy to bar women spectators from stadia  Australasian Leisure Management1 day ago

Lausanne, Brasov Shortlisted for 2020 Youth Olympic Games

Reporting from The Grimaldi Forum in Monaco Based on the recommendation of the Evaluation Commission, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board today shortlisted the cities of Lausanne, Switzerland and Brașov, Romania as candidate ...
 GamesBids.com1 day ago Olympic Committee reforms look to make Games less expensive  The Witness1 month ago Revolutionary IOC reforms  New Sabah Times1 month ago IOC allows changes to 2018 and 2020 Games  Northern Territory Government1 month ago

Greece: 2004 Olympic Games boosted GDP, IOBE report argues

(ANSAmed) - ATHENS, JANUARY 16 - Greece's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would have been 2.5% lower and employment would have been reduced by 44,000 jobs had the 2004 Olympic Games not been staged in Athens, daily Kathimerini writes citing the ...
 ANSAmed1 week ago Report argues 2004 Games boosted GDP  Kathimerini1 week ago
DNA India

Analysis: Boston claims frontrunner spot in 2024 Olympics race

Berlin, Germany — Boston joined the race to host the 2024 Olympics, instantly claiming the favourites tag as the United States look to land their first summer Games since 1996. It is not so much what the city is offering that gives it an edge at ...
 Yahoo Philippines News1 week ago Why Boston is the frontrunner to host the 2024 Olympic Games?  DNA India2 weeks ago Boston claims frontrunner spot for 2024  Oman Observer2 weeks ago Boston claims frontrunner spot in 2024 Olympics race  Gulf Times2 weeks ago

Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or

Key points - - Stephanie Roche misses out on Goal of the Year - James Rodriguez wins award - Fifpro XI, plus five other awards, announced Join the discussion Send an SMS to 81111 REPORT By Jonathan Jurejko CHAMPAGNE ...
 BBC1 week ago

Critics Doubt Boston's Chances in 2024 Olympics Bid

A regatta along the Charles River in Cambridge, MA. David Salafia / Flickr Skift Take: The only thing that's out of left field about the Boston selection is that it's not the type of city to bribe its way to the top of the host city list. — ...
 Skift2 weeks ago Can Boston beat the Olympic odds?  Washington Post2 weeks ago Boston selected by U.S. Olympic Committee as U.S. bid city for 2024 Olympics  Washington Post2 weeks ago Putin Sends New Year's Greetings to Olympic Leaders  Around The Rings3 weeks ago
Malay Mail

Boston Faces Uphill Battle in Bid to Host 2024 Olympic Games

(Bloomberg) -- Boston faces stern opposition from some of the world's leading cities after becoming the surprise choice as U.S. bid city for the 2024 Summer Games, Olympic analysts said. Id say this is an uphill battle, said David Wallechinsky, ...
 La Repubblica2 weeks ago 2024 Olympic: Boston faces uphill battle in bid to host games  Malay Mail2 weeks ago
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