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AOC funding fury: Olympic sports snubbed from $385m budget cash - Daily Telegraph
AOC funding fury: Olympic sports snubbed from $385m budget cash  Daily Telegraph

The Australian Olympic Committee has slammed the federal governments decision to feather the nests of the mega-rich professional sports while ignoring the ...


Tackling mental health in Olympic sport - Olympic News - Olympics
Tackling mental health in Olympic sport - Olympic News  Olympics

Each year, the IOC Medical and Scientific Commission adopts a consensus statement on a prominent issue that affects the well-being of athletes. In 2018, the ...


Tokyo 2020 unveils mascot images representing Olympic sports and disciplines - Olympic News - Olympics
Tokyo 2020 unveils mascot images representing Olympic sports and disciplines - Olympic News  Olympics

The Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has unveiled images of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascot, Miraitowa, in a wide variety of ...


IOC Executive Board accepts Paris 2024 proposal for new sports - Olympic News - Olympics
IOC Executive Board accepts Paris 2024 proposal for new sports - Olympic News  Olympics

The IOC Executive Board today supported the recommendation of the Olympic Programme Commission to put forward Paris 2024's proposal for new sports ...


Tonga's Taufatofua aiming to participate in third Olympic sport at Tokyo 2020 - Insidethegames.biz
Tonga's Taufatofua aiming to participate in third Olympic sport at Tokyo 2020  Insidethegames.biz

Tonga's Pita Taufatofua will attempt to compete in his third Olympic sport at the Tokyo 2020 Games.


2020 Gymnastics Trials Continue A Long History Of Olympic Sports In St. Louis - TeamUSA.org
2020 Gymnastics Trials Continue A Long History Of Olympic Sports In St. Louis  TeamUSA.org

As Fred Lorz turned off North Meramec Street onto Forsyth Boulevard, the Gateway Arch was but a figment of the imagination, a monument still six decades in ...


AOC angry at lack of investment in Olympic sport in Federal budget - Insidethegames.biz
AOC angry at lack of investment in Olympic sport in Federal budget  Insidethegames.biz

Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) have expressed their profound disappointment at the "lack of meaningful investment" to benefit participation and high ...


The Business Of Rebranding A Community's Sports Soul: How St. Louis Got Its Groove Back - Forbes
The Business Of Rebranding A Community's Sports Soul: How St. Louis Got Its Groove Back  Forbes

Three topics recently covered in my Spring 2019 Sport Management course at Washington University in St. Louis were: - (1) Leadership, Innovation, and ...


How ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong Aims To Lead MMA To The Olympics - Forbes
How ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong Aims To Lead MMA To The Olympics  Forbes

*This article has been updated since originally posted. ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong has already led his company to new heights that has the ...


Jamaica bobsled pilot gets doping ban, keeps Olympic result - Hastings Tribune
Jamaica bobsled pilot gets doping ban, keeps Olympic result  Hastings Tribune

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Jamaica bobsled team's pilot has been banned in a doping case, but avoided disqualification from last year's Winter ...


6 doped Kazakh athletes fail to return Olympic medals - FOXSports.com
6 doped Kazakh athletes fail to return Olympic medals  FOXSports.com

Kazakhstan says six of its athletes have failed to return their Olympic medals after being stripped of the honors for doping.


Do You Have What It Takes To Be The Next Olympic Hopeful? Get To Know The 6 Sports And Their Desired Skills - TeamUSA.org
Do You Have What It Takes To Be The Next Olympic Hopeful? Get To Know The 6 Sports And Their Desired Skills  TeamUSA.org

Thinking about giving up your Olympic dreams? Don't abandon them – adjust them! The third season of “Milk Life presents, The Next Olympic Hopeful” is looking ...


Tokyo 2020: Shirtless Tongan flagbearer Pita Taufatofua has sights on third Olympic sport - New Zealand Herald
Tokyo 2020: Shirtless Tongan flagbearer Pita Taufatofua has sights on third Olympic sport  New Zealand Herald

First taekwondo, then cross-country skiing... and now controversial athlete Pita Taufatofua is setting his sights on competing in a third Olympic sport.


LANE ONE: After 72 years, Olympic sports have finally caught up with Track & Field News - The Sports Examiner
LANE ONE: After 72 years, Olympic sports have finally caught up with Track & Field News  The Sports Examiner

The newest tool for promoting athletes in Olympic sports was pioneered 72 years ago in San Bruno, California. World rankings. If you follow USA Wrestling's ...


From Olympic medalist to political operative: Michelle Kwan joins Biden campaign - The Washington Post
From Olympic medalist to political operative: Michelle Kwan joins Biden campaign  The Washington Post

Two-time Olympic medalist and five-time figure skating world champion Michelle Kwan has joined Joe Biden's presidential campaign team, the campaign ...


2019 World Sled Hockey Championship TV schedule - NBC Sports
2019 World Sled Hockey Championship TV schedule  NBC Sports

The U.S. looks to build on last year's third straight Paralympic hockey title at the world championship, airing live on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA ...


BYU Olympic Sports: Softball sweeps and Volleyball advances - Vanquish The Foe
BYU Olympic Sports: Softball sweeps and Volleyball advances  Vanquish The Foe

BYU Olympic Sports had a strong weekend, highlighted by volleyball's MPSF first round upset and softball's sweep of Pacific at Gail Miller Field last weekend.


England's junior cheerleaders win gold at World Championships - BBC Sport
England's junior cheerleaders win gold at World Championships  BBC Sport

England's junior all girl squad take gold at the International Cheerleading Union World Championships in Orlando.


Eliud Kipchoge brings record streak to London Marathon; Mo Farah plays the feud - OlympicTalk
Eliud Kipchoge brings record streak to London Marathon; Mo Farah plays the feud  OlympicTalk

Watch the race live on Olympic Channel and NBC Sports Gold.


Silk rallies support to make sustainability-focused 'plogging' an Olympic sport - Marketing Dive
Silk rallies support to make sustainability-focused 'plogging' an Olympic sport  Marketing Dive

Plant-based beverage brand Silk has launched a campaign to establish "plogging" — a combination of jogging and picking up litter — as an event at the ...


Scuba Diving Added as Olympic Sport - DivePhotoGuide.com
Scuba Diving Added as Olympic Sport  DivePhotoGuide.com

A new memorandum from the International Olympic Comittee has paved the way for scuba divers to participate in the 2020 Olympic games. The now-Olympic ...


Postseason bound: Auburn women's golf to host NCAA Auburn Regional - Opelika Auburn News
Postseason bound: Auburn women's golf to host NCAA Auburn Regional  Opelika Auburn News

The postseason field is set. As one of four regional hosts, the No. 13 Auburn women's golf team already knew it was in and where it was headed. But that.


IOC President Bach congratulates taekwondo for 25 years as an Olympic sport - Insidethegames.biz
IOC President Bach congratulates taekwondo for 25 years as an Olympic sport  Insidethegames.biz

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach congratulated taekwondo for 25 years as an Olympic sport at a joint World Taekwondo-International ...


Podcast of Champions - Pac-12 prowess in Olympic sports - 247Sports
Podcast of Champions - Pac-12 prowess in Olympic sports  247Sports

Now that all of the Pac-12 Spring Reports are in the books, we plow ahead into the great unknown off-season. In this episode Ryan Abraham and Dave Woods ...


Watch Penn Relays, Drake Relays on NBC Sports - NBC Sports
Watch Penn Relays, Drake Relays on NBC Sports  NBC Sports

Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser and 100m hurdles world-record holder Kendra Harrison headline the Drake Relays, which along with the Penn ...


Jordyn Wieber is first Olympic champion gymnast to become NCAA head coach - NBC Sports
Jordyn Wieber is first Olympic champion gymnast to become NCAA head coach  NBC Sports

Jordyn Wieber was named the University of Arkansas' women's gymnastics coach on Wednesday, not seven years since she helped lead the U.S. to an Olympic ...


Haile Gebrselassie disputes Mo Farah’s hotel robbery claim - NBC Sports
Haile Gebrselassie disputes Mo Farah’s hotel robbery claim  NBC Sports

A statement said that Farah was reported to police for an incident.


BYU Olympic Sports: Women’s basketball falls in second round, Baseball continues strong start - Vanquish The Foe
BYU Olympic Sports: Women’s basketball falls in second round, Baseball continues strong start  Vanquish The Foe

BYU's spring schedules are underway as the winter seasons come to a close. Winter was highlighted by the women's basketball team's impressive season.


Olympic Icon Carl Lewis: Track & Field Rulers ‘Proving the Definition of Insanity’ - Times of San Diego
Olympic Icon Carl Lewis: Track & Field Rulers ‘Proving the Definition of Insanity’  Times of San Diego

Olympic legend Carl Lewis was delighted by his Houston sprinters and relay teams Saturday at the Mt. SAC Relays but also dished on the state of track and field ...


Tidbit: Unconventional Olympic events - uscannenbergmedia.com
Tidbit: Unconventional Olympic events  uscannenbergmedia.com

Could a smooth hot air-balloon ride or a good poodle-trimming job have once gotten you a gold medal in the Olympics? Since the first Olympic Games in 776 BC ...


BYU Olympic Sports: Baseball, Soccer, Commissioner’s Cup, and more - Vanquish The Foe
BYU Olympic Sports: Baseball, Soccer, Commissioner’s Cup, and more  Vanquish The Foe

Baseball The Bat Cats hosted Saint Mary's at Miller Park from March 28-30 in a three game series and swept the Gaels. They won the first game on Thursday by ...


WADA's Scott won't partake in bullying inquiry - ESPN
WADA's Scott won't partake in bullying inquiry  ESPN

Athletes' representative Beckie Scott will not participate in the inquiry over her bullying allegations against officials at the World Anti-Doping Agency, insisting ...


'Olympic mindset' helps Johnson overcome stroke, Sport News & Top Stories - The Straits Times
'Olympic mindset' helps Johnson overcome stroke, Sport News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

HONG KONG • US sprint champion Michael Johnson said he hoped to inspire fellow sufferers as he declared himself fully recovered from a stroke that paralysed ...


South Surrey rower continues path towards Olympics - Peace Arch News
South Surrey rower continues path towards Olympics  Peace Arch News

Three years ago, South Surrey teenager Kieanna Stephens was an aspiring hockey player who was tagged as a potential Olympic rower through the RBC ...


Breakdancing Is Now One Step Closer To Becoming An Olympic Sport By 2024 - TheRichest
Breakdancing Is Now One Step Closer To Becoming An Olympic Sport By 2024  TheRichest

Breakdancing has cleared the next hurdle on its journey to become an official Olympic medal event by the 2024 games in Paris, France.


U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials change format, name host city - NBC Sports
U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials change format, name host city  NBC Sports

U.S. men's and women's trials were separate events in 2016.


NFL draft on TV has become an Olympics with no events — just ceremony, analysis and features - Chicago Tribune
NFL draft on TV has become an Olympics with no events — just ceremony, analysis and features  Chicago Tribune

Whether you watch ESPN, ABC, NFL Network or ESPN Deportes, the NFL draft was a better TV show when it was less of a TV show, a better production when it ...


APRIL 1 ALERT: Ducks Unlimited Canada Formally Announces Olympic Sport Bid - GlobeNewswire
APRIL 1 ALERT: Ducks Unlimited Canada Formally Announces Olympic Sport Bid  GlobeNewswire

OAK HAMMOCK MARSH, Manitoba, April 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) today announced commencement of the ...


How to watch 2019 London Marathon - NBC Sports
How to watch 2019 London Marathon  NBC Sports

The London Marathon airs live on Olympic Channel and streams commercial free for NBC Sports Gold “Track and Field Pass” subscribers on Sunday at 4 a.m. ...


Asbel Kiprop, Olympic 1500m champ, banned four years - NBC Sports
Asbel Kiprop, Olympic 1500m champ, banned four years  NBC Sports

Kenyan Asbel Kiprop, the 2008 Olympic 1500m champion and a three-time world champ, was banned four years after testing positive for EPO in November ...


15 Most Physically Demanding Olympic Sports - Insider Monkey
15 Most Physically Demanding Olympic Sports  Insider Monkey

With the next Olympics approaching soon, let's take a look at the most physically demanding Olympic sports, and see which athletes will have the toughest...


Olympics: Men's final reduced to three sets for Tokyo 2020 - BBC Sport
Olympics: Men's final reduced to three sets for Tokyo 2020  BBC Sport

The Olympic men's singles final has been reduced to a best-of-three, meaning only Grand Slam matches will be played over five sets.


Forget eSports: Darts should be an Olympic sport - The Sydney Morning Herald
Forget eSports: Darts should be an Olympic sport  The Sydney Morning Herald

A fortnight ago the great, good and – let's be upfront about this – the downright questionable of the Olympic movement gathered in Switzerland, for the seventh ...


Asian Wrestling C’ships: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik Win Bronze - The Quint
Asian Wrestling C’ships: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik Win Bronze  The Quint

Asian Wrestling Championships 2019: Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik won bronze medals in their respective weight categories at ...


Without Letting The Past Weigh Her Down, M Gomathi Reigns Supreme - The Quint
Without Letting The Past Weigh Her Down, M Gomathi Reigns Supreme  The Quint

Gomathi Marimuthu, 2019 Asian Athletics Championships Women's 800m Race Gold Medallist: Poignant as her back story is, the late farmer N Marimuthu's ...


Patrick Kane joined by NHL All-Stars on world championship roster - NBC Sports
Patrick Kane joined by NHL All-Stars on world championship roster  NBC Sports

NHL All-Stars Jack Eichel, Ryan Suter and Cory Schneider join previously named captain Patrick Kane to lead the U.S. at next month's world hockey ...


Paris 2024 puts forward its proposal for new sports - Olympic News - Olympics
Paris 2024 puts forward its proposal for new sports - Olympic News  Olympics

Paris 2024 today put forward its proposal to the IOC for new sports to be included on the Olympic programme, which included breaking, skateboarding, sport ...


Nigeria wins 1st-ever world curling championship match - CBC.ca
Nigeria wins 1st-ever world curling championship match  CBC.ca

It was a curling celebration unlike any other. As France's rock careened wide to end Thursday afternoon's mixed doubles game, Nigerian curlers Tijani and ...


What’s Happening for April 26 - The Olympian
What’s Happening for April 26  The Olympian

Events and things to do include strolling through Arts Walk, participating in the Luminary Procession, or seeing a play at Tumwater High School where the ...


Warning to lift Olympic sports funding or expect fewer medals - The Sydney Morning Herald
Warning to lift Olympic sports funding or expect fewer medals  The Sydney Morning Herald

Australia needs to pump an extra $60 million a year into funding for Olympic sports or the sports and the Games will become irrelevant with medals almost ...


5 storylines to watch for during the 2019 Diamond League season - CBC.ca
5 storylines to watch for during the 2019 Diamond League season  CBC.ca

The IAAF Diamond League season is set to kick off on May 3 in Doha, Qatar. With a new season right around the corner, Olympian and CBC Sports track and ...


Extinction Rebellion: Etienne Stott 'does not regret' arrest in climate change protests - BBC Sport
Extinction Rebellion: Etienne Stott 'does not regret' arrest in climate change protests  BBC Sport

Olympic gold medal-winning canoeist Etienne Stott says he "does not regret" his arrest at the climate change protests in London as the world "needs to turn this ...


Larry Nassar: Aly Raisman criticises Li Li Leung's comments on abuse case - BBC Sport
Larry Nassar: Aly Raisman criticises Li Li Leung's comments on abuse case  BBC Sport

Olympic gold medallist Aly Raisman criticises the new head of USA Gymnastics for an "oversimplification" of the Larry Nassar abuse case.


Sailing boss hits out over 'pulled' $600,000 as Olympic funding divides sports - The Sydney Morning Herald
Sailing boss hits out over 'pulled' $600,000 as Olympic funding divides sports  The Sydney Morning Herald

Against a background of stagnant federal sport funding, sports are asking whether the new AIS strategy is better than the discredited Winning Edge.


Non Stanford: Triathlete confident ahead of Bermuda race - BBC Sport
Non Stanford: Triathlete confident ahead of Bermuda race  BBC Sport

Former world champion triathlete Non Stanford believes she is shaping up well as she begins to target a spot at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Stanford has left ...


Why e-sports should not be in the Olympics - The Conversation - Canada
Why e-sports should not be in the Olympics  The Conversation - Canada

The International Olympic Committee recently hosted a meeting on e-sports -- organized video competitions. Should e-sports be in the Olympic Games?


Olympic sports lash out at PM's funding freeze - Queensland Times
Olympic sports lash out at PM's funding freeze  Queensland Times

OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten has agreed to meet with Australian athletes furious at the government's funding cuts to high performance sports just days after ...


Breakdancing could become a new Olympic sport - SBS News
Breakdancing could become a new Olympic sport  SBS News

Breakdancing could become an Olympic sport in 2024 Paris games if the International Olympic Committee backs the inclusion of four sports proposed by the ...


Nigeria hoping to provide curling's 'Cool Runnings' moment - CBC.ca
Nigeria hoping to provide curling's 'Cool Runnings' moment  CBC.ca

For the first time in the history of curling, Nigeria is hitting the pebbled ice at a world curling championship. Yes, the African nation has a curling team. As Devin ...


Why the Olympic Games Are Steering Clear of E-Sports - Fortune
Why the Olympic Games Are Steering Clear of E-Sports  Fortune

The International Olympic Committee has reached out to e-sports, but don't expect to see video games as a medal event any time soon.


NC State checks in at No. 11 in latest Director’s Cup standings - Backing The Pack
NC State checks in at No. 11 in latest Director’s Cup standings  Backing The Pack

Fitting that in the final days of Debbie Yow's tenure as athletics director there is an update to the Director's Cup standings, which outlines rather precisely what ...


European Karate Championships: Amy Connell and Joe Kellaway boost Olympic prospects with bronze - BBC Sport
European Karate Championships: Amy Connell and Joe Kellaway boost Olympic prospects with bronze  BBC Sport

British fighters Amy Connell and Joe Kellaway claim bronze medals on the penultimate day of the European Karate Championships in Spain.


Peterman, Gallant chasing history in Norway - CBC.ca
Peterman, Gallant chasing history in Norway  CBC.ca

STAVANGER, Norway — There's just one curling title left for Canada to claim. Out of all the victories through the years, Canadian curlers have yet to win the ...


New Olympic Sports Centre opens in Shanghai satellite city - Australasian Leisure Management
New Olympic Sports Centre opens in Shanghai satellite city  Australasian Leisure Management

The Olympic Sports Centre in Suzhou - comprising a 47 hectare publicly accessible landscape park, a 45,000 seat stadium, training and leisure pool, 13,000 ...


These Are the New Sports We May See at the 2024 Summer Olympics - Self
These Are the New Sports We May See at the 2024 Summer Olympics  Self

Paris, the 2024 host city, wants to reach young city-dwellers and make the Games more interactive with the proposed addition of these popular sports.


Kazakhstan skip kicked out of world senior curling championship - CBC.ca
Kazakhstan skip kicked out of world senior curling championship  CBC.ca

The World Curling Federation has suspended Kazakhstan skip Viktor Kim for the remainder of the men's senior world curling championship after an incident that ...


Campbell slams Olympic funding cuts - The Sydney Morning Herald
Campbell slams Olympic funding cuts  The Sydney Morning Herald

Cate Campbell is one of the lucky ones who can make a living from the Olympic dream. But she's speaking out on behalf of those who can't.


Ireland hockey: Australian Sean Dancer takes over World Cup finalists - BBC Sport
Ireland hockey: Australian Sean Dancer takes over World Cup finalists  BBC Sport

Hockey Ireland appoint Australian Sean Dancer as the new head coach of the Irish women's team.


Canada's mixed doubles team stays unbeaten at worlds - CBC.ca
Canada's mixed doubles team stays unbeaten at worlds  CBC.ca

Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant improved to 4-0 at the world mixed doubles curling championship with an 11-5 win over Denmark on Tuesday.


Looking to the Future of Sport and the Games - Olympic News - Olympics
Looking to the Future of Sport and the Games - Olympic News  Olympics

All eyes were on the future at the Olympism in Action Forum in Buenos Aires. Speakers discussed the future of sport itself, what the future fan might look like, and ...


Tokyo 2020: Debut of four sports excites Aussie Olympic hopefuls - SBS News
Tokyo 2020: Debut of four sports excites Aussie Olympic hopefuls  SBS News

The addition of four new Olympic sports to Tokyo 2020 is inspiring a new generation of Australian sporting stars.


Breakdancing Wants to be an Olympic Sport in 2024 - Papermag
Breakdancing Wants to be an Olympic Sport in 2024  Papermag

Paris organizers are hoping to help make breakdance's Olympic debut.


Surfing and skateboarding receive huge Olympic boost from UK Sport - The Guardian
Surfing and skateboarding receive huge Olympic boost from UK Sport  The Guardian

Softball and goalball are among other sports to benefit from a new 'aspirational fund' to help them quality for Tokyo 2020.


Gold Medal Ready program puts future Olympians through their paces with the Army - ABC News
Gold Medal Ready program puts future Olympians through their paces with the Army  ABC News

Australian athletes earmarked for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games begin exclusive training camps with the Australian Army Special Operations unit and ...


Applications for the sport and active society development grants are now open - Olympic News - Olympics
Applications for the sport and active society development grants are now open - Olympic News  Olympics

Four development grants worth CHF 20,000 each will be given by the IOC Sport and Active Society Commission to organisations that promote the health and ...


AOC welcomes Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2030 - Australian Olympic Committee
AOC welcomes Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2030  Australian Olympic Committee

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has welcomed the Federal Government's Sports Diplomacy 2030 Strategy following a meeting with Foreign Affairs ...


Talking Tokyo 2020: YOG sows the seeds for new Olympic sports - Olympic News - Olympics
Talking Tokyo 2020: YOG sows the seeds for new Olympic sports - Olympic News  Olympics

After Tokyo celebrated two years to go until the start of the 2020 Olympic Games on 24 July, we look at some of the new sports and events that will be making ...


Climbing is now an Olympic sport. Meet the young Australians hopeful of competing - ABC News
Climbing is now an Olympic sport. Meet the young Australians hopeful of competing  ABC News

With sports climbing to debut as an official sport at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Angie Scarth-Johnson is gunning for a place on the Australian team.


Australia's Olympic cuts: 'Simply not enough money in the system' - The Guardian
Australia's Olympic cuts: 'Simply not enough money in the system'  The Guardian

There are always winners and losers in the fight for funding and the reality is there is only so much to go around.


The honeymoon is over for Mike Babcock - CBC.ca
The honeymoon is over for Mike Babcock  CBC.ca

The Buzzer is CBC Sports's daily newsletter. Subscribe here to get it delivered directly to your inbox every weekday. Here's what you need to know right now ...


Bayern Munich to face Leipzig in German Cup final - BBC Sport
Bayern Munich to face Leipzig in German Cup final  BBC Sport

Bayern Munich will face RB Leipzig in the German Cup final after Robert Lewandowski's double helps them to a 3-2 win over Werder Bremen.


Olympics chief rules out violent e-sports - The Verge
Olympics chief rules out violent e-sports  The Verge

Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee, has voiced his opposition to including violent e-sports among the sports contested at the ...


Olympic sport funding is bloated and needs radical overhaul, says Ed Warner - The Guardian
Olympic sport funding is bloated and needs radical overhaul, says Ed Warner  The Guardian

The funding of Olympic sport in Britain is 'bloated' and needs an overhaul to help disadvantaged sports, says the former UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner.


Tokyo 2020 unveils Games pictograms - Olympic News - Olympics
Tokyo 2020 unveils Games pictograms - Olympic News  Olympics

Pictograms play a key role in facilitating the experience of athletes and spectators alike, and will be used for a variety of purposes, including signage at ...


International Olympic Committee (IOC) 'suspends discussions' with India for hosting global events - ESPN
International Olympic Committee (IOC) 'suspends discussions' with India for hosting global events  ESPN

The International Olympic Committee has decided to "suspend all discussions" with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters ...


Poll: Should breakdancing be an Olympic sport? - Insidethegames.biz
Poll: Should breakdancing be an Olympic sport?  Insidethegames.biz

The inside track on world sport, bringing you the latest news and interviews from the world of the Olympic, Commonwealth and Paralympic Games.


Olympians shine at VIC Sport Awards - Australian Olympic Committee
Olympians shine at VIC Sport Awards  Australian Olympic Committee

Olympians Scotty James and Melissa Tapper were honoured at the VIC Sport Awards on Wednesday night, both taking out the top gong, Governor's Award ...


Olympians nominated for NSW Champions of Sport Awards - Australian Olympic Committee
Olympians nominated for NSW Champions of Sport Awards  Australian Olympic Committee

The 2018 awards season continues, with several more Olympians and Olympic sports recognised ahead of the NSW Champions of Sport Ceremony, to take ...


French fencing body recognizes lightsaber dueling as a sport - ESPN
French fencing body recognizes lightsaber dueling as a sport  ESPN

France's fencing federation has recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport.


Funding crisis impacting Australian athletes’ dreams of winning gold at 2020 Olympic Games - Daily Telegraph
Funding crisis impacting Australian athletes’ dreams of winning gold at 2020 Olympic Games  Daily Telegraph

Less than 500 days to go before the start of the Tokyo Olympics and cash-strapped Australian athletes are still waiting to hear back from Prime Minister Scott ...


The IOC thinks eSports are too violent for the Olympics, but traditional sports are violent too - The Conversation AU
The IOC thinks eSports are too violent for the Olympics, but traditional sports are violent too  The Conversation AU

If you were a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) would you allow professional video gaming (also known as eSports) as a new Olympic ...


Little hope of esports becoming Olympic sport soon after IOC claim "premature" to talk of it becoming medal event - Insidethegames.biz
Little hope of esports becoming Olympic sport soon after IOC claim "premature" to talk of it becoming medal event  Insidethegames.biz

Any hopes that esports had of becoming an Olympic sport in the near future appear to have been dashed after senior International Olympic Committee off...


Sport bosses call for more Government funding to maintain Australia's global sporting reputation - ABC News
Sport bosses call for more Government funding to maintain Australia's global sporting reputation  ABC News

The heads of Sport Australia and the Australian Olympic Committee warn that the nation's global sporting reputation will be lost without increased Federal ...


2024 Olympic Events selection - Vote and Hope? - Sail World
2024 Olympic Events selection - Vote and Hope?  Sail World

The 2024 Olympic decisions taken by World Sailing over the past six months have been greeted with a mix of angst, derision and elation. In May 2018, after ...


Pottharst recognised for outstanding commitment to sport, with Olympic post-nominals - Australian Olympic Committee
Pottharst recognised for outstanding commitment to sport, with Olympic post-nominals  Australian Olympic Committee

At Manly beach, three-time Olympic beach volleyballer Kerri Pottharst was one of several Olympians who received their Olympic post-nominals (OLY). Pottharst ...


What to watch in Olympic sports this week - NBC Sports
What to watch in Olympic sports this week  NBC Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin weathered a chest cold to win her third medal (and second gold) of the World Alpine Skiing Championships on Saturday. A hectic racing ...


The German Olympic Sports Confederation President Doesn't Believe Esports Exist - GTPlanet
The German Olympic Sports Confederation President Doesn't Believe Esports Exist  GTPlanet

Do esports exist? Given their immense popularity, it's a rather silly question. However, it's one the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) is answering in ...


No chess at the Olympics anytime soon - Chessbase News
No chess at the Olympics anytime soon  Chessbase News

The organizers of the Olympic Games periodically consider proposals for new sports to be included. FIDE has applied for chess to be on the list. Just two weeks ...


Mikaela Shiffrin highlights Olympic sports action this week - NBC Sports
Mikaela Shiffrin highlights Olympic sports action this week  NBC Sports

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin looks to continue an already spectacular World Cup season this weekend in Slovenia.


Comprehensive list of banned coaches finally published, but not by SafeSport - USA TODAY
Comprehensive list of banned coaches finally published, but not by SafeSport  USA TODAY

Greatcoach.com, a private website, is publishing a comprehensive list of banned coaches and other, not the USOC-backed U.S. Center for Safesport.


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