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Busy week of bidding in Lausanne
Six presidential candidates and three host cities come together in Switzerland in an effort to charm IOC members.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2013 14:19 GMT
IOC report praises Tokyo 2020 bid
Technical assessment commends quality of bids from all three cities competing for Games after March inspections.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2013 14:36 GMT
SA Olympic body suspends athletics federation
Immediate future of track and field stars under threat as Athletics South Africa members ignore sanctions.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2013 13:13 GMT
Rogge defends wrestling U-turn
IOC president Jacques Rogge defends decision to remove wrestling from 2020 programme and then include in shortlist.
Last updated: 31 May 2013 13:28 GMT
Butt and Asif fail to overturn cricket bans
ICC welcome decision to uphold lengthy bans against two Pakistan cricket players involved in match-fixing scandal.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013 13:33 GMT
Timeline: PKK conflict with Turkey
A look at some of the major developments in the armed conflict between the Kurdistan Workers' Party and the government.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2013 12:08 GMT
Release of Arafat death probe results delayed
Spokesman for laboratory in Swiss city of Lausanne says second round of tests has not started and will finish in May.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2013 15:05 GMT
IOC inspectors impressed by Tokyo bid
Bid plans for the 2020 Olympics receive high marks from IOC evaluations commission after four-day inspection.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2013 12:22 GMT
Wrestlers prepare for their biggest fight
Following the IOC's decision to drop wrestling from 2020 Games, the world's top wrestlers plan to muscle in on decision.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2013 16:18 GMT
Oprah 'satisfied' with Armstrong answers
Ahead of much-awaited interview, Oprah Winfrey says cyclist "did not come clean in the manner that I expected".
Last updated: 16 Jan 2013 09:22 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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