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  • Kosovo granted provisional Olympic recognition by IOC

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Kosovo is on track to take part in its first ever Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 after the region in the Balkans was granted provisional recognition by the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday.
  • Olympic officials discuss major reforms

    Olympic leaders gathered Wednesday to finalize recommendations that could alter the landscape of the Games. The International Olympic Committee's executive board will spend three days discussing the "Olympic Agenda 2020" in Montreux, Switzerland. The...

    Airing concerns about sports events in smoggy China

    When the starter's gun sounded for the 34th annual Beijing International Marathon on Sunday, air pollution measured 20 times worse than what the World Health Organization considers safe to breathe. Anywhere else in the world, this would have been a...

    IOC to discuss possible Kosovo Olympic recognition: spokesman

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee will discuss the possibility of granting Kosovo Olympic recognition on Wednesday, an official said, a move that has angered Serbian Olympic officials. "We can confirm that Kosovo will be...

    Oscar Pistorius sentence brings quick reaction from sports officials

    Oscar Pistorius sentence brings quick reaction from sports officials
    No matter how Oscar Pistorius ends up serving his five-year sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp, Paralympic officials say he will remain ineligible to compete for the duration, which rules him out of the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. In...