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Backstrom will get silver medal: IOC
Swedish ice hockey player will receive medal despite missing last month's final in Sochi due to a doping offence.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2014 08:53 GMT
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
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The outlaw state of Israel, part I
Putin's Soviet 'therapy' for Crimea
Australia: Child refugees' moral 'blackmail'
The rise of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions
Ebola outbreak: We need information, not panic
Moderate or zealot on Israel: No real difference
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
In Pictures: Thailand's Buddhist detox centre
The Wat Tham Krabok monastery is Thailand's largest free drug rehabilitation facility.
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