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World Jul 26Olympic broadcasters curb sexual images of female athletes
At an Olympics aiming to set the highest level of television standards, the head of broadcasting at the Tokyo Games is trying to banish overly sexualized images of female athletes.
World Jul 21Brisbane picked to host 2032 Olympics without a rival bid
Brisbane was picked Wednesday to host the 2032 Olympics, the inevitable winner of a one-city race steered by the IOC to avoid rival bids.
World Dec 17Russia can’t use its name and flag at the next 2 Olympics
Russia will not be able to use its name, flag and anthem at the next two Olympics or at any world championships for the next two years after a ruling Thursday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Arts Dec 08Breakdancing to debut at Paris Olympics in 2024
The IOC executive board also confirmed skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing for Paris. Those three sports will make their Olympic debuts at the Tokyo Games which were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
World May 14Postponing Tokyo Olympics will cost $800 million, IOC says
Amidst uncertainty of how big the total postponement bill will be, the IOC has set aside $800 million for loans and payments arising from the pandemic that forced the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be postponed.
World Mar 10Tentacles of Olympic cancellation would reach around globe
The International Olympic Committee and local organizers say the games are on, but the clock is ticking.
World Jan 09Olympic committee details rules on political protests at the games
No taking a knee at the Olympics. No hand gestures with political meaning. No disrespect at medal ceremonies.
World Dec 09Russia banned from Tokyo Olympics over doping
Russian athletes will be allowed to compete in major events only if they are not implicated in positive doping tests or their data was not manipulated.
World Jun 25Breakdancing takes step closer to Olympic debut in Paris
Paris wants to add four sports to its program, though the other three — skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing — will make Summer Games debuts in Tokyo next year.
World Jun 24Italy chosen to host the 2026 Winter Olympics
International Olympic Committee members voted for the long-favored Milan-Cortina bid over Stockholm-Are from Sweden.