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Leading Olympic sports get funding guarantee until mid-2018 - The Australian

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Leading Olympic sports get funding guarantee until mid-2018
The Australian
Australian Institute of Sport director Matt Favier confirmed last night that the “foundation sports'', those that have won medals at two of the past three Olympic or Paralympic Games, would stay at their 2015-16 funding level. Those sports include ...


Clash of the Olympic titans at the AOC - The Australian

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Clash of the Olympic titans at the AOC
The Australian
And his question for the elder statesman of Australian Olympic sport and former vice-president of the International Olympic Committee would set the tone for one of the biggest stoushes in Australian sport: was Australian Olympic Committee boss John ...

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Facing Congress, Some Sports Officials (Not All) Begin to Confront Sexual Abuse - New York Times

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Facing Congress, Some Sports Officials (Not All) Begin to Confront Sexual Abuse
New York Times
WASHINGTON — It must have been uncomfortable for Rick Adams, chief of Paralympic sports for the United States Olympic Committee, to sit between two gymnasts during the congressional hearing about sexual abuse on Tuesday. To his right, Jamie ...
Retired gymnasts testify before Congress on sexual abuse billWalla Walla Union-Bulletin
Star gymnasts testify to Senate judiciary committee about sex abuse scandalThe Guardian
USOC apologizes to sex abuse victims, says Olympic sports culture needs changeAlbuquerque Journal
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Olympic Sports Roundup: Nothing is Slowing Down Iowa Baseball - Go Iowa Awesome

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Olympic Sports Roundup: Nothing is Slowing Down Iowa Baseball
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Swimming and Diving just ended and gymnastics is getting ready for the postseason, but rowing is back in season for the first time since October. Also, baseball and tennis continued to win to start their conference seasons.

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Matt Carroll the new CEO of Australian Olympic Committee - The Australian

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Matt Carroll the new CEO of Australian Olympic Committee
The Australian
He already has a strong relationship with the new CEO of the Australian Sports Commission, Kate Palmer (formerly of Netball Australia). That will be reassuring to the nation's Olympic sports administrators, who have cringed as the feud between AOC ...
New AOC CEO looks to strengthen ties with sportsAustralian Olympic Committee

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Coates varnish fading as Olympic battle brews - The Sydney Morning Herald

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Coates varnish fading as Olympic battle brews
The Sydney Morning Herald
In the world of elite sports in Australia, there is much admiration for the man who has led Australia to seven Olympic games and was promoted to be vice-president of the International Olympic Committee. Coates is widely regarded as the man who won the ...
Why Danni Roche challenged Australian Olympic Committee John Coates' presidencyHerald Sun

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Swimming Australia dives into the 'no more John Coates' camp - The Australian

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Swimming Australia dives into the 'no more John Coates' camp
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Australia's most successful Olympic sport has signalled its support for a change at the top of the AOC, with Swimming Australia president John Bertrand arguing that any organisation needs “new talent, new energy, new ideas'' to improve. Australian ...
AOC president John Coates rejects peace offer from Danni RocheThe Sydney Morning Herald
Equestrian Australia the latest sport praising Danni Roche's bid for AOC presidencyABC Online

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German Olympic Confederation Cancels Major Sports Deal With Palestinians - legal Insurrection (blog)

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German Olympic Confederation Cancels Major Sports Deal With Palestinians
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Representing 90 thousand sports clubs and 27 million members, German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) is the biggest sports organisation in Germany. Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) reported the decision taken by German sports body DOBS:.

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USA Hockey, women's national team reach an agreement - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

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USA Hockey, women's national team reach an agreement
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
UNDATED — USA Hockey and the women's national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott of the world championships on home ice that would've been a black eye for the sport. Players and USA Hockey finalized the deal ...
Olympic gold medalist DeCosta 'thrilled' that USA Hockey, women's team reach agreementTurn to 10
How Canadians paved the way for the US women's hockey dealCBC.ca

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"Magic" Johnson among sports team leaders to join LA 2024 Board - Insidethegames.biz

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"Magic" Johnson among sports team leaders to join LA 2024 Board
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"LA 2024 is focused on the future of the Olympic Movement, and as we look to help all Olympic sports grow and access America's $250 billion (£201 billion/€232 billion) sports market, our Board members' strategic insight and deep experience will be ...
Magic Johnson, Jeanie Buss join LA 2024 Olympic boardMyNewsLA.com

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