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2006-04-04 06:04:02

By Karolos Grohmann SEOUL (Reuters) - National Olympic Committees (NOCs) on Tuesday pressed the International Olympic Committee for more money, saying its lead sponsorship program needed to be reviewed.

2006-03-10 09:29:58

By Karolos Grohmann ATHENS (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee has launched what is expected to be a lengthy doping investigation into Austrian biathlon and cross-country skiers and team chiefs, an IOC official said on Friday.

2006-02-24 12:51:01

SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - All 10 Austrian athletes tested during a drugs swoop last Saturday by International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials at the Winter Games have proved negative, Leo Wallner, president of the Austrian Olympic Committee, told Reuters on Friday.

2006-02-24 12:53:46

By Sophie Hardach SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - All 10 Austrian athletes tested during a drugs swoop last Saturday by International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials at the Winter Games have proved negative, Leo Wallner, president of the Austrian Olympic Committee, told Reuters on Friday.

2006-02-09 09:44:02

By Ossian Shine TURIN (Reuters) - Baseball and softball's bids to get on the program of the London 2012 Olympics failed on Thursday. International Olympic Committee members voted against even holding a ballot to decide their re-admission to the Olympic program.

2006-02-08 15:10:04

By Karolos Grohmann TURIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee is to investigate whether South Korean member Park Yong-sung has violated its ethics code following his conviction for embezzlement in Seoul on Wednesday.

2006-02-08 12:36:44

TURIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee is to investigate whether South Korean member Park Yong-sung has violated its ethics code following his conviction for embezzlement in Seoul on Wednesday.

2006-02-06 14:08:05

By Ossian Shine TURIN (Reuters) - Softball could be in line for an 11th-hour reprieve and restored to the Olympic program after being axed from the London 2012 Games last year.

2006-02-05 11:37:32

By Ossian Shine TURIN (Reuters) - Softball and baseball's hopes of returning as Olympic sports at the 2012 Games suffered a blow on Sunday when it was revealed the topic was not even on the agenda for discussion by IOC members.

2005-12-26 04:05:00

Beijing's Olympic marketing campaign is going so well that the 2008 Games could generate millions of dollars in profits, state media said on Monday.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).