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IOC to decide whether to add mixed doubles table tennis to Tokyo Olympics, Bach

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will decide next week whether to make mixed doubles table tennis event an medal event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, IOC president Thomas Bach said in Dusseldorf on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/2 8:27:42

Child’s play as kids to choose Tokyo mascots

Despite several high-profile gaffes in their 2020 Olympic preparations, Tokyo 2020 organizers reckon choosing the Games’ mascots will be child’s play – so much so they’re leaving the decision to schoolkids.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/22 23:48:40

Macron to defend Paris 2024 bid

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday added more support for Paris 2024 by planning to defend the French Olympic bid at a final ­presentation by candidate cities in July.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/5/16 23:53:39

IOC Evaluation Commission impressed by potential Paris 2024 venues

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission delegation said it was impressed by the Paris bid's enthusiasm as demonstrated in a "productive" and "interesting" one-day venue tour in the French capital on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/16 9:56:11

IOC evaluation commission tours Paris landmarks

Olympic officials began their first day inspecting the Paris 2024 bid with a visit to the ­Eiffel Tower, the iconic backdrop to the triathlon start should the French capital be chosen to host the Games.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/15 23:13:40

IOC Evaluation Commission head calls Paris bid project "exceptional and detailed."

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission head said he was impressed by the Paris bid committee's presentation of an "exceptional and detailed" project, also putting the tag of "extraordinary cities" on Paris and Los Angeles on Sunday as they duel to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/15 11:42:47

IOC begins Paris visit

The 11 members of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Evaluation Commission on Sunday began a three-day visit of Paris as they study the French capital’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/14 23:08:40

IOC Evaluation Commission arrives in Paris for a three-day inspection

The 11-member International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission delegation arrived in Paris on Saturday to carry out a three-day inspection on the city's preparation for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games bid.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/14 9:08:59

Pyeongchang ticket sales slower than hoped

Ticket sales in South Korea for the Winter Olympic Games it is hosting next year have gone far worse than hoped, organizers admitted Monday, with barely a quarter of the first-phase target taken up.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/8 23:03:39

Winter stars set sights on Pyeongchang

China's elite winter sports stars have set their sights on the Pyeongchang Games with just 10 months left before the 2018 Winter Games kicks off.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/4/25 22:53:41

American Olympic champion Brianna Rollins banned for 1 year

American Olympic champion hurdler Brianna Rollins has accepted a one-year ban for failing to report correctly her whereabouts to anti-doping officials.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/4/21 8:58:14

Japan to test mass teleworking

Japanese commuters will be encouraged to work from home for one day in a nationwide exercise for the 2020 Olympic Games that authorities hope will ease congestion on roads and public transport.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/4/20 22:53:40

Kenyan Olympic champ Sumgong fails dope test: IAAF

Jemima Sumgong, the first Kenyan woman to win an Olympic gold in the marathon when she triumphed in Rio last year, has failed an out-of-competition dope test, athletics officials said Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/8 1:13:39

Three athletes stripped of Olympic medals due to failure in reanalysis

Three Olympic medallists were ordered to return their medals at the 2008 and 2012 Games after testing positive for the prohibited substances in reanalysis, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/4/6 7:39:20

LA blames Paris over ‘likes’ story

Los Angeles on Wednesday accused rival Paris of being behind reports that the US city bought Facebook "likes" to ­artificially boost its bid to secure the 2024 Olympic Games.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/5 23:53:39

ICC mulls bid for Games

The time is right for cricket to return to the Olympic Games and a decision on applying for inclusion in 2024 will have to be made within months, the head of the sport's governing body said Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/3/30 23:48:40

NHL to have preseason games in China for 1st time in September 2017

The National Hockey League (NHL) will have two preseason games to be held in China for the first time in September 2017, with the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks facing off in the 2017-18 season warm-ups.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/3/30 23:48:39

Athletic legend Tergat to vie for Kenya's Olympic chief

Athletics legend Paul Tergat has thrown his hat into the ring and will be vying to lead the Kenya's Olympic committee in the national election scheduled for May 5.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/30 23:27:46