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2011-10-07 19:30:00

The 5th International Athletes’ Forum gets under way on 8 October in Colorado Springs, with some 100 athletes from five continents taking part in three days of discussions on topics ranging

2009-10-01 20:53:53

The International Olympic Committee will select the host city for the 2016 Games Friday. Chicago, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro and Madrid are the candidate cities and a final appeal will be made by representatives for each of them prior to the voting by IOC members. President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak to the IOC on behalf of Chicago's bid. The winner will be entrusted to deliver one of only a handful of truly global events that has the ability to bring together the vast majority of humanity...

2009-09-28 08:00:00

COPENHAGEN, September 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Oprah is going. Brazilian football legend Pele and the Spanish Royal family are going. And rumor has it, that Barack Obama is going too.

2008-12-19 12:34:23

The International Olympic Committee officially launched the bidding process Friday to host the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2014. The IOC sent a letter to all national Olympic committees, informing them of the procedures.

2005-07-06 05:39:28

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - New York were eliminated in thesecond round of voting for the host city of the 2012 Olympicsat an International Olympic Committee (IOC) session onWednesday.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]