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Japan anger over French Fukushima cartoons
Protest to be lodged against weekly for taking aim at decision to award 2020 Olympics to Tokyo despite nuclear disaster.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2013 10:18 GMT
IOC vote great news for America
Ahead of vote that will see a new IOC chief replace Jacques Rogge, USOC head Larry Probst becomes 4th US IOC member.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2013 14:52 GMT
Washington joins ring to host 2024 Olympics
Along with LA, Philadelphia and Oklahoma, Washington aims to be first U.S. city to host Summer Games since 1996.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 15:28 GMT
Coe: 'Sport is a great nation builder'
London 2012 head Sebastian Coe talks of his support for sport in the Middle East and increase in domestic role models.
Last updated: 25 May 2013 15:02 GMT
IOC begin Madrid inspection
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy tells Olympic inspectors that much of Madrid's infrastructure ready for 2020 Games.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2013 14:55 GMT
Cities submit Olympic 2020 bids
Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo in the race for the 2020 Games, with all three cities bidding again after previous defeats.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2013 15:06 GMT
Geoengineering: A climatic 'Frankenstein'?
Some scientists believe schemes like sending particles into the air to block the sun's light could stop climate change.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2012 17:50 GMT
Profile: Mitt Romney
Republican US presidential candidate faces tough battle to convince some in his party of his conservative credentials.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2012 00:35 GMT
Southern US states brace for 'Isaac' to hit
Republican convention in Tampa opens with a recess, as President Barack Obama declares state of emergency in Louisiana.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2012 03:29 GMT
Romney stumbles at start of UK trip
Republican presidential candidate prompts mocking from officials with critical remarks about staging of Olympics.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2012 08:34 GMT
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