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IOC faces stark differences in Olympic host hopefuls

...in contrasts between the two contenders for the 2022 Winter Games: Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan.The International Olympic Committee will be faced with two starkly different choices when it selects the host city Friday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-26/ioc-faces-stark-differen
IOC chief confident stadium in Tokyo will be ready for 2020 Summer Olympics

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - The head of the International Olympic Committee remains confident that Tokyo will complete its new national stadium in time for the 2020 Summer Games, even though the original...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-18/ioc-chief-confident-stad
Anit-doping agency wants organizers of Pan Am Games to store drug-test samples

...has urged organizers of the Pan Am Games and other large multi-sport events to follow the example of the International Olympic Committee and store samples for possible testing in the future.Drug-test samples from Olympic Games are stored for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-14/anit-doping-agency-wants-organize
Baseball, softball up for consideration for 2020 Tokyo Games

...sports will next make presentations in Tokyo on Aug. 7-8, and organizers will make recommendations to the International Olympic Committee by Sept. 30.The IOC will make a final decision on which sport or sports will be added in August 2016...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-22/baseball-softball-consid
IOC president praises harmony of European Games

BAKU, Azerbaijan - International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach praised the inaugural European Games for promoting harmony between people Sunday, even as tensions between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-14/ioc-president-praises-ha
FIFA communications director Walter De Gregorio resigns after telling a joke concerning the embat

...president Issa Hayatou of Cameroon to step up as interim president. Hayatou was reprimanded in 2011 by the International Olympic Committee for taking cash payments in the 1990s from FIFA's then-World Cup marketing agency. He also steered through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-11/fifa-spokesman-quits
FIFA president Sepp Blatter brushes off calls for resignation

...colleagues on the FIFA executive committee from 2010 that chose Russia and Qatar as the next two World Cup hosts.International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Blatter and FIFA can learn from the way the Olympic body cleaned itself up after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-28/fifa-president-sepp-
Overtime

...few weeks after SportAccord head Marius Vizer delivered a sharply-worded speech in Sochi criticizing the International Olympic Committee and its president, Thomas Bach.That prompted several sports to quit SportAccord, including athletics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-11/overtime
IOC approves new events for 2018 Winter Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The International Olympic Committee approved new events Monday in snowboarding, Alpine skiing, speedskating and curling for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-08/ioc-approves-new-events-
Sepp Blatter abruptly announces resignation as FIFA president

...colleagues who have repeatedly been implicated in bribery and corruption.Blatter is also a member of the International Olympic Committee."We highly respect this decision of President Blatter to step down and to initiate the necessary reforms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-02/sepp-blatter-abruptl