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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
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
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
LaShawn Merritt clear to defend Olympic title
The Court of Arbitration for Sport overturn IOC ruling banning doping offenders from competing at Olympics.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2011 10:46 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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In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
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.
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