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By Eddie Pells, Associated Press
The governments of 34 nations signed a statement calling on the IOC to clarify the definition of "neutrality" as it seeks a way to allow Russian and Belarusian athletes back into international sports and next year's Paris Olympics.
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo says no Russian team should not be allowed to compete at the Paris Olympics next year if Moscow continues its war against Ukraine.
By Associated Press
The International Olympic Committee has stepped up efforts to explain its position on trying to help Russian athletes qualify for the Paris Games. It comes amid a backlash from Ukraine and its allies.
By Graham Dunbar, Associated Press
The IOC has made clear it wants Russians to compete at the 2024 Paris Olympics as neutral athletes. That's in defiance of Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy's call to exclude Russians entirely in Paris in 18 months' time.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
With a growing list of candidates gearing up to run, even a Trump diminished by two impeachments and mounting legal vulnerabilities could hold a commanding position in a fractured, multi-candidate primary.
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.
By Paraic O’Brien, ITN
French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral within five years, in time for Paris to host the 2024 Olympics. To meet the ambitious schedule, Macron said architects from around the world would be invited to submit…
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