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IOC's Bach confident in Rio security after Paris attacks

...host country in cooperation with the international services."Security has been the top priority for the International Olympic Committee ever since the 1972 Munich Games, where 11 Israeli athletes and coaches died after Palestinian gunmen raided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-11-15/iocs-bach-confident-rio-
Five cities, including Los Angeles, set to bid on 2024 Olympics

...two-time host from the United States.The International Olympic Committee's final deadline for submission of bids...IOC spokesman Mark Adams said. "The International Olympic Committee highly appreciates what Toronto has done...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-09-15/five-cities-including-lo
USOC picks Los Angeles for 2024 bid

...profitable.The city's selection as the U.S. nominee marks the start of a two-year competition. The International Olympic Committee will pick the host city in September 2017, and Rome, Paris, Hamburg, Germany, and Budapest, Hungary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-09-01/usoc-picks-los-angeles-2
Change in Olympics lineup could help US sprinter Allyson Felix compete in more events

...doesn't allow for it. Not enough recovery time.Given that she's one of track's biggest names, the International Olympic Committee said it will consider revising the program. Felix finished with gold in the 400 meters at the world championships...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-30/change-olympics-line
Wind surfer fell ill during the Olympic sailing test event in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay

...Rio's polluted waters. Athletes have little choice but to compete with local organizers ? backed by the International Olympic Committee ? declining to move to cleaner venues for next year's Games.An independent five-month analysis by The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-19/wind-surfer-fell-ill-dur
WHO: Viral testing 'advisable' in Rio's Olympic waters

...Olympic Games Executive Director Christophe Dubi said earlier this week at a news conference in Rio that the International Olympic Committee ruled out viral testing because the WHO made it "very clear that bacterial testing is what should be followed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-14/who-viral-testing-advisa
Overtime

...generation.USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said he hoped the decision would be official by the end of the month. The International Olympic Committee's deadline to nominate a city is Sept. 15. The United States hasn't played host to the Summer Games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-12/overtime
Russia faces Olympic ban in track and field after scathing report of doping

...in 2014 and will hold the next World Cup in 2018."It's worse than we thought," said Dick Pound, an International Olympic Committee veteran who chaired the WADA probe. "It may be a residue of the old Soviet Union system."The 323-page...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-11-09/russia-faces-olympic-ban
FIFA president Sepp Blatter awaits fate in ethics probe

...African Football president from Cameroon has his own checkered past.Hayatou was reprimanded in 2011 by the International Olympic Committee, of which he is also a member, for receiving $20,000 from a sports marketing company in a FIFA kickbacks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-10-07/fifa-president-sepp-
Tokyo recommends 5 additional sports for 2020 Olympics

...and wushu failed to make the cut from among eight finalists.The recommendation will be submitted to the International Olympic Committee, which will make a final decision in Rio de Janeiro in August 2016.Under the "Olympic Agenda 2020" program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-09-28/tokyo-recommends-5-addit