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Future Games sports programmes full of passion and excitement
Future Games sports programmes full of passion and excitement

July 18, 2018

The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved an innovative event programme for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 that includes the highest representation...

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Trump Putin: US President reverses remark on Russia meddling
Trump Putin: US President reverses remark on Russia meddling

July 18, 2018

US President Donald Trump has said he accepts US intelligence agencies' conclusion that Russia interfered in the 2016 election - despite declining to do so just a day ago.

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Google hit with 4.3bn Android fine from EU

July 18, 2018

Google has been fined a record 4.34bn ($5bn; 3.9bn) over Android...he European Commission said the firm had used the mobile operating system to illegally "cement its dominant position" in search...

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Dr. Bumbum: Brazil plastic surgeon on run after patient dies
Dr. Bumbum: Brazil plastic surgeon on run after patient dies

July 18, 2018

A celebrity Brazilian plastic surgeon known as Dr Bumbum has gone on the run after a woman died following injections he gave her to enlarge her buttocks.

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Trump-Putin summit: US leader hails 'good start' in Helsinki
Trump-Putin summit: US leader hails 'good start' in Helsinki

July 16, 2018

US President Donald Trump says his face-to-face meeting in Helsinki with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin was "a good start"...

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Tokyo Coordination Commission hears how the power of the Olympic Games will help bring communities together in Japan
Tokyo Coordination Commission hears how the power of the Olympic Games will help bring communities together in Japan

July 12, 2018

The power of sport to unite was on display during the visit of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission to Tokyo. Organisers announced that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay will begin in Fukushima, before travelling across the country...

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Death of Irena, Szewinska, IOC Member
Death of Irena, Szewinska, IOC Member

July 03, 2018

It is with deepest sorrow that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been informed of the death of Irena Szewinska, IOC Member in Poland, at the age of 72...

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Thailand cave rescue: Rescuers weigh boys' escape options
Thailand cave rescue: Rescuers weigh boys' escape options

July 03, 2018

Rescuers are considering how best to bring to safety a group of boys trapped in a flooded cave network in Thailand...

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Bahamas Press Club mourns slain journalists
Bahamas Press Club mourns slain journalists

July 02, 2018

Thursday 28th June 2018 was a sad day in Annapolis, Maryland when an armed man entered the newsroom of the Capital Gazette and executed five people...

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IOC President welcomes the Swiss President to The Olympic Museum
IOC President welcomes the Swiss President to The Olympic Museum

June 29, 2018

The President of the Swiss Confederation, Alain Berset, was guest of honour at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne on Friday. IOC President Thomas Bach gave the Swiss Head of State a personal guided tour of the exhibitions at The Museum...

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Joe Jackson, father of Michael Jackson, dies at 89
Joe Jackson, father of Michael Jackson, dies at 89

June 27, 2018

Patriarch who managed family acts the Jackson 5 and Janet Jackson but was later accused of cruelty and abuse died in hospital in Las Vegas..

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US astronaut Buzz Aldrin sues his children for 'misuse of finances'
US astronaut Buzz Aldrin sues his children for 'misuse of finances'

June 26, 2018

US astronaut Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children and his former business manager alleging they stole money from him and are slandering his legacy...

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Thank you IOC for paving the way through sport to the peace process of the Korean peninsula, the region and the world
Thank you IOC for paving the way through sport to the peace process of the Korean peninsula, the region and the world

June 25, 2018

Athletes from North and South Korea, Japan and China celebrate Olympic Day with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne

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First IOC visit sees Paris 2024 pioneering new approach to Games
First IOC visit sees Paris 2024 pioneering new approach to Games

June 21, 2018

Closing its first visit to the French capital, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)s Coordination Commission was impressed with Paris 2024s pioneering new approach to hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games in line with Olympic Agenda 2020 and its New Norm...

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Lacoste to celebrate iconic Olympic heritage with new apparel line
Lacoste to celebrate iconic Olympic heritage with new apparel line

June 19, 2018

First exclusive Olympic Heritage lifestyle apparel collection designed by Lacoste as part of a three-year licensing agreement. The Olympic Heritage collection is an essential element of the new IOC Global Licensing Strategy, developed in line with Olympic Agenda 2020...

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US child migrants: First ladies speak out on Trump separation policy
US child migrants: First ladies speak out on Trump separation policy

June 18, 2018

The former US First Lady Laura Bush has condemned a controversial policy that splits up families who illegally enter the country at the Mexican border.

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Day two of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Highlights

June 15, 2018

Uruguay snatched a late winner as they began their World Cup campaign with a dramatic victory over Egypt, who left Mohamed Salah on the bench...

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Impressive Russia Win World Cup Opener
Impressive Russia Win World Cup Opener

June 14, 2018

The 2018 World Cup opened in spectacular fashion as host nation Russia defied their recent poor form to smash five past Saudi Arabia and record the biggest win in the opening game of a World Cup since 1934...

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Line ups for teams Russia and Saudi Arabia World Cup 2018

June 14, 2018

Line ups for teams Russia and Saudi Arabia

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World Cup starts opening ceremony Russia vs Saudi Arabia
World Cup starts opening ceremony & Russia vs Saudi Arabia

June 14, 2018

The World Cup begins as the opening ceremony by hosts Russia

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