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New IOC president receives warm welcome
After replacing Jacques Rogge, new IOC president Thomas Bach meets his predecessor and new team at headquarters.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2013 20:01 GMT
Tokyo and Istanbul vie for 2020 Olympics
After two years of intense lobbying, Tokyo and Istanbul wait for IOC results, following Madrid elimination.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2013 19:27 GMT
'Wrestling's bid is not damaged'
President of wrestling's governing body says that 'minor infringement' of rules will have no affect on Olympic bid.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 21:34 GMT
Bubka: 'Doping is still the greatest threat'
Al Jazeera meets Sergey Bubka, one of the six candidates bidding to replace outgoing IOC President Jacques Rogge.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2013 08:51 GMT
Olympic hopefuls pitch their wares
Potential 2020 host cities Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo present to members of the IOC ahead of deciding September vote.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2013 09:34 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
Wrestling chief resigns after Olympic snub
President of wrestling's world body forced to resign after being held responsible for sport losing 2020 Olympic spot.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2013 17:20 GMT
IOC issue warning to Pakistan government
With allegations that Pakistan are trying to set up alternative Olympic organisation, the IOC threaten sanctions.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2013 15:30 GMT
NHL reaches tentative agreement
National Hockey League and players agree provisional deal to end lockout with hopes raised of salvaging the season.
Last updated: 06 Jan 2013 14:44 GMT
Legal issue delays FIFA publication
A third party in ISL scandal has delayed the release of a Swiss document naming corrupt football officials, says FIFA.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 16:54 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
The rise and rise of Islamic music
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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