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Boxing could face expulsion from Olympic Games, 'extremely worried' IOC warns

Boxing could be knocked out of the next Olympic Games if the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is not satisfied that problems with the sport's ­finances and governance are sorted out, IOC President Thomas Bach warned Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/2/4 22:23:40

IOC chief urges CAS reform

Olympics chief Thomas Bach called for reforms to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Sunday as he slammed its “extremely disappointing” decision to lift life bans for doping imposed on 28 Russian athletes.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/4 22:23:40

Doping decision tests Olympic chiefs

Just days before the start of the Winter Olympic Games, Olympic chiefs basking in glory over the historic participation of North Korea were abruptly brought down to Earth by a new twist in the Russian doping scandal saga.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/2 22:38:39

WADA recommends Pyeongchang Winter Olympics not use latest sample bottles

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Wednesday it had confirmed that new-generation drug-testing kits could be susceptible to tampering and recommended use of an older model at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/1 22:23:41

CAS lifts life bans of 28 Russians

Twenty-eight Russian athletes have had their Olympic doping bans overturned and their results from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi reinstated ­after their appeals were upheld by sport's highest tribunal on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2018/2/1 22:23:40

DPRK athletes to arrive in S. Korea for Winter Olympics later Thursday

Athletes from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will come to South Korea late Thursday by plane to participate in the South Korea-hosted Winter Olympics, Seoul's unification ministry said.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/1 11:34:43

China sends 82 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Olympics

China announced an 82-athlete team for the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games as the Chinese delegation was set up here on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/31 17:37:49

Russia suspended from Paralympics: IPC

Russia's team will be suspended from the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, but individual athletes will be allowed to compete under a neutral flag, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/29 21:43:40

Beijing gears up for 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing is accelerating its preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics, authorities said during the municipal parliamentary session.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/27 7:53:51

Star skater An demands explanation for Olympic ban

Short track speed skating star Viktor An on Friday demanded to know why he had been excluded from next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, insisting he never took performance-enhancing drugs.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/26 22:48:41

Belarus to send 28 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Twenty-eight Belarusian athletes will take part in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, chief of the Belarusian delegation Alexander Baraulya announced here on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/25 8:04:18

Russia short-track star barred from 2018 Games

Russia's Viktor Ahn, the most decorated Olympic short-track speed skater, has been barred from competing at next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games in his native South Korea, the TASS News Agency has reported.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/23 22:08:39

DPRK, South Korea to march together at PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games: IOC

Delegations from the DPRK and South Korea will march together under the name "Korea" and the Korean Unification Flag at the opening ceremony of the upcoming PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/20 21:25:18

IOC decides on pool of clean Russian athletes to PyeongChang 2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided Friday on a pool of clean athletes who are eligible to be invited by the IOC to take part in the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/20 8:05:33

S.Korea PM apologizes for ice hockey gaffe

South Korea's prime minister apologized Friday for suggesting the country's women's ice hockey team had no chance of a medal at the Winter Olympic Games in an unsuccessful attempt to dampen criticism over a unified team with the North.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/19 22:23:40

Venues for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Photo taken on Jan. 12, 2018 shows an aerial view of Gangneung Oval of Gangneung Coastal Cluster for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gangneung Oval will hold Speed Skating events during the Games. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/18 14:43:49

Aerial view of venues for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Photo taken on Jan. 14, 2018 shows an aerial view of Olympic Sliding Centre of Pyeongchang Mountain Cluster for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Olympic Sliding Centre will hold Luge, Bobsleigh and Skeleton events during the Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/18 8:07:59

Fishy tale

Thousands of fans will pack the futuristic Gangneung Oval for the Olympic speed skating competition next month. But afterward, one suggestion is for the cavernous steel-grey structure to store frozen fish.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/11 23:40:44