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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
San Diego and Tijuana unite for Olympic bid
Ten cities are being discussed by the U.S. Olympic Committee as possible bidders to host the 2024 Summer Games.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2013 17:09 GMT
Madrid to organise Boston tribute
President of Spanish marathon race says security to be strengthened at April race where victims will be remembered.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013 16:01 GMT
Armstrong stripped of Olympic medal
IOC demands return of Sydney Olympic time trial bronze medal after American is found guilty of systematic doping.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 14:25 GMT
Two athletes found guilty of doping
An American judo fighter and reigning Olympic champion are the two latest athletes to be caught out for doping.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2012 20:53 GMT
China-made US Olympics uniforms raise ire
Congress furious over US Olympic Committee's decision to dress its team in Chinese-manufactured clothing.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2012 09:11 GMT
IOC consider 2020 Olympic bids
Olympic Committee leaders to decide on shortlist from Istanbul, Madrid, Tokyo, Doha and Baku for the Summer Games.
Last updated: 21 May 2012 12:47 GMT
Lifetime bans lifted after BOA loss
Sprinter Dwain Chambers and cyclist David Millar now eligible for Olympics after drug offenders' ban is overturned.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2012 17:05 GMT
Rogge in no rush to take Olympics back to US
IOC President Jacques Rogge is just as interested in taking the Olympics to new countries than returning to old ones.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2011 20:51 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
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.
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Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
Russia: We warned the Americans about Islamic State
The face that launched a thousand tweets
Mary Jane Baxter
Obama's war and the Mosul variable
Ahmed Seif and Egypt's prison generation
Making desperate people's lives truly miserable
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
In Pictures: Syrian food finds Jordanian home
Beloved Syrian ice cream, shawerma and sweets shops have sprung up across Jordan to the delight of locals.
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