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IOC cites challenges for Almaty and Beijing bids for 2022 Winter Olympics

LONDON - The IOC on Monday cited serious challenges facing...and weaknesses of both.The report by the IOC evaluation commission did not rank or grade...security planning and operations," the IOC report said.Both cities issued statements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-01/ioc-cites-challenges-alm
US delegation to visit IOC about 2024 Boston bid

...to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the...high-level American delegation will be at IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzer land...might also attend. She and Probst are also IOC members.The U.S. officials will meet with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-05-22/us-delegation-visit-ioc-
IOC president praises harmony of European Games

...team," he said through a translator.With Kosovo competing in its first major games under its own flag after becoming a full IOC member in December, Bach also said he was happy to see Serbs and Kosovans compete together. Serbia claims Kosovo as part of...

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Boston's Olympics bid faces several obstacles

...about what other changes could come in the future.IOC POLITICS: Follow the logic. IOC President Thomas Bach would very much like to U.S...But as soon as things started looking bad, the IOC started telling the USOC to go with Los Angeles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-28/bostons-olympics-bid-fac
IOC approves new events for 2018 Winter Games

...were the additions ratified Monday by the IOC executive board.The snowboard parallel...program to make room for Big Air.Under IOC rules, events and disciplines can be added...The new events are for men and women.The IOC has been determined to attract younger audiences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-08/ioc-approves-new-events-
IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protest in Rio

...hotel on Rio's Copacabana Beach where IOC officials were meeting Saturday, protesting...activists managed to steal the spotlight from IOC President Thomas Bach when at least two...including one saying "Ecological Holocaust. IOC go home." Another read: "Thomas Bach...

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IOC inspection team pleased with progress on Rio venues

RIO DE JANEIRO - The head of the IOC inspection team wrapping up a three-day tour of venues for the 2016...the venue for track and field events, have usually been the same.IOC President Thomas Bach, who met separately with a group of 100 students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-25/ioc-inspection-team-plea
Baseball, softball up for consideration for 2020 Tokyo Games

...International Olympic Committee by Sept. 30.The IOC will make a final decision on which sport...2020" reforms approved in December, the IOC agreed to abolish the cap of 28 sports...lost out to wrestling in the most recent IOC vote for inclusion on the Tokyo program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-22/baseball-softball-consid
IOC wants sliding events out of South Korea, official says

...another country to save money, according to an IOC official with knowledge of the situation.The IOC asked the South Koreans to halt construction...annual maintenance costs, and is in line with IOC President Thomas Bach's cost-cutting reforms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-06/ioc-wants-sliding-events
IOC President says 'time to change is now'

MONACO - IOC Presi dent Thomas Bach issued a final plea...Speaking on the eve of a two-day meeting of the IOC general assembly, Bach laid out his 40-point...them very soon," he said in a speech to IOC members in Monaco. "If we do not drive these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-07/ioc-president-says-time-