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May, 2020

  • 22 May

    We Can’t Postpone Tokyo Olympics Again – IOC

    A senior Olympics official has warned that holding the postponed Tokyo Games next year faces “real problems”, with even a vaccine unlikely to stave off the threat of the coronavirus. Read Also: Plane Carrying 98 Passengers Crashes Into Residential Area John Coates, the International Olympic Committee’s pointman for Tokyo 2020, indicated …

February, 2018

  • 28 February

    IOC Lifts Doping Ban On Russia

    The International Olympic Committee, IOC, has lifted a doping ban against Russia, the country’s officials have said. Alexander Zhukov, head of the Russian Olympic Committee  said Russia received a letter from the IOC Wednesday which confirms that no other Olympic athletes from Russia had tested positive for doping, following two …

February, 2017

  • 1 February

    IOC Strips Russia Of Olympic Medal For Doping

    Russia’s 4x400m women’s relay team was stripped of its London 2012 silver medal on Wednesday after the IOC named one of its athletes as a doping cheat. Using new technology the International Olympic Committee is retesting hundreds of stored samples from the 2012 and Beijing 2008 Games as part of …

January, 2017

  • 31 January

    Tokyo Eyes Smoke-Free 2020 Olympics

    Japan must make public places in Tokyo smoke-free by the time it hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics or risk falling foul of International Olympic Committee, IOC, rules that call for a healthy games, activists said on Tuesday. Japans Health Minister has said the government is eager to stamp out smoking …

July, 2016

  • 25 July

    Rio: List Of Banned Russian Athletes

    By Adebayo Williams Barely 24 hours after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it would determine which Russian athletes were eligible to compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic games, the body has released a list of ineligible Russians. The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) had earlier banned 67 track …

  • 19 July

    Revealed: How Russia Used Secret Service To Aid Doping

    By Adebayo Williams A report accusing Russia of using its secret service to cover-up mass doping among its athletes surfaced yesterday to the amazement of the sports world. In the report, submitted by a Canadian law professor Richard McLaren, the Russian government had used Evgeny Blokhin of the Federal Security …

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