International Olympic Committee

The Olympic Rings sit on display outside the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Headquarters on January 11, 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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CNN
March 24, 2020 - 8:34 am
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach agreed Tuesday to postpone the Olympics by about one year. Read more here.
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The Olympic Rings sit on display outside the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Headquarters on January 11, 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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Dave Uram
March 23, 2020 - 10:45 am
The International Olympic Committee will take the next four weeks to decide whether to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Japan Olympic Museum
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AP News
February 25, 2020 - 3:18 pm
A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to postpone or move it. Read more here.
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Vladimir Putin
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AP News
December 19, 2019 - 8:36 am
Russia has signaled it will file an appeal against its four-year Olympic ban due to World Anti-Doping Agency sanctions which President Vladimir Putin on Thursday branded “unfair.” Read more here.
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Alexander Zubkov of Russia carries the national flag.
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AP News
December 09, 2019 - 7:10 am
The Russian flag and national anthem were banned from next year's Tokyo Olympics and other major sports events for four years on Monday. Read more here.
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany speaks during the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 25, 2019.
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June 25, 2019 - 1:51 pm
By Graham Dunbar, AP Sports Writer LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Breakdancing moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can look to book a street venue in Paris. Called breaking in Olympic circles, its medal debut was last October at the Buenos Aires Youth Summer Games...
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Thai Cave Rescue
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October 08, 2018 - 7:45 am
By Bianca Britton, CNN (CNN) -- The 12 Thai boys from the "Wild Boars" soccer team who were rescued after being trapped in a flooded cave network in northern Thailand played a friendly match on Sunday at Argentina's Monumental Stadium, which hosted the 1978 World Cup final. The boys, aged between...
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