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No 2022 Winter Bid From Quebec City

Quebec City Mayor Regis Labeaume announced Tuesday that Quebec City will not bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. He made the announcement following a
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Lake Tahoe Winter Olympic Bid Gets Boost With Merger

The Lake-Tahoe area resort Squaw Valley, is joining operations with neighbouring Alpine Meadows, as Tahoe resorts and business leaders are studying a bid for the ...
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Munich To Bid Once Again

German Olympic Sports Federation (DOSB) President Thomas Bach said at the closing session of Munich's failed bid for the 2018 Winter Games which were awarded ...
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London 2012 Paralympic Tickets In High Demand

Ticket sales for the London 2012 Paralympic Games have been unprecedented and many of the sessions will have to go to a ballot, Paul Deighton, ...
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New Zealand May Bid For Future Commonwealth Games

Radio New Zealand reports the New Zealand Olympic Committee said it's now more likely that the country will bid for a future Commonwealth Games. The ...
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Denver Contacts USOC About 2022 Olympic Bid, Lake Tahoe Also Interested

Although the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has not yet decided whether it will bid for the 2022 Winter Games or submit a bid for ...
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Hambantota 2018 Bid Praised By CGF European Delegation

Hambantota's bid for the 2018 Commonwealth Games received positive comments from the European delegation of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) that ended a three-day visit ...
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IOC Head Expects Deal With USOC Soon

Jacques Rogge, President of the International Olympic Committee, told a press conference Friday in Beijing that the IOC is expecting to settle its revenue-sharing dispute ...
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Nevada 2022 Bid Gears Up

Nevada's bid for the 2022 is gearing up with a team from the Reno-Tahoe Winter Games Coalition, headed by Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, spending a ...
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Rio 2016 Abandons "Olympic Bonds"

Maria Silvia Bastos Marques, head of Rio 2016, said Rio de Janeiro doesn't need foreign funding to stage the 2016 Games after abandoning plans to ...
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London 2012 Legacy A Failure - BOA Chairman

British Olympic Association (BOA) Chairman Colin Moynihan said a "great deal of work" is still needed to be done since Britain's drive to increase sports ...
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Generations For Peace Continues Collaboration With Georgetown

Generations For Peace founder and Chairman HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein of Jordan signed an MOU with Georgetown University on the International Day of Peace, ...
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Tokyo 2020 Bid Venue Could Be Renovated

The sports ministry is considering renovating Tokyo's National Stadium which could be used as the main venue for the Opening Ceremony and track-and-field events, should ...
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London 2012 Paralympic Medals Unveiled

Paralympic medals for the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games have been unveiled at the opening of a new display at the British Museum for the ...
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Sochi 2014 Most Successful Getting Sponsors

The Moscow Times reports that two and a half years before the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics begin, Sochi is beating the Beijing 2008 Summer Games ...
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Glasgow To Bid For 2018 Youth Olympics

Glasgow is bidding to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games. A letter from Glasgow City Council to British Olympic Association (BOA) chief executive Andy Hunt ...
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Quebec 2022 Bid Revs Up,Toronto 2015 Pan Am Preparations Stall

According to the Toronto Star, Marcel Aubut, head of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and a member of the board of Directors of Toronto 2015 ...
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Generations For Peace Camp Returns To Sochi

Following last year's successful camp in Sochi, Generations For Peace and Sochi City Administration announced Friday a partnership to stage another Generations for Peace Sochi ...
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Tokyo 2020 Launches Bid Committee

Tokyo 2020 held its first Executive Board meeting Friday that was attended by Tokyo 2020 President Tsunekazu Takeda, President of the Japanese Olympic Committee, and ...
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London 2012 Paralympics Torch Relay To Have Four Flames

London 2012 organizers said Thursday that four separate flames will be lit for the torch relay of the Paralympic Games. The flames will be lit ...
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Good Progress For Sochi 2014 - IOC

The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Coordination Commission for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games ended its sixth inspection Wednesday, noting the good progress being made at ...
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Medals At Commonwealth Youth Games Boost Hambantota 2018 Bid

Hambantota 2018 Organising Committee Co-Chair Ajith Nivard Cabraal said Tuesday that the performance of Sri Lanka's rising stars at the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games this ...
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Gold Coast, Hambantota, Respond To CGF Evaluation Report On 2018 Bids

Gold Coast Mayor Ron Clarke reportedly said he was encouraged by a new report on the city's bid for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. ABC reports ...
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CGF Ends Inspection Of 2018 Commonwealth Games Bid Cities

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Vice President HRH Tunku Imran thanked both candidate cities - The Gold Coast and Hambantota, for their commitment to the Commonwealth ...
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Spanish Olympic Committee President To Lead Madrid 2020 Bid

Alberto Ruiz Gallardon, Mayor of Madrid, announced Thursday that Alejandro Blanco, President of the Spanish Olympic Committee, will be President of Madrid's bid for the ...
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London 2012 Kicks Off Paralympic Day

Demonstrations of all of the 20 Paralympic sports at the London 2012 Paralympic Games are taking place at London's Trafalgar Square Thursday where an official invitation ...
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Japanese Olympic Committee To Appoint Chairman For Tokyo 2020 Bid

Kyodo reports the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) said Tuesday that it will appoint Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara chairman of Tokyo 2020's bid committee while JOC ...
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IOC Coordination Commission Ends Final Inspection Of Innsbruck 2012

The International Olympic Committee (IOC's) Coordination Commission for the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012 ended its fourth and final visit to ...
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New Head Of Glasgow 2014

David Grevemberg has been appointed chief executive of the Glasgow 2014 humbled" by the chance to lead the team in charge of organizing the Glasgow ...
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Olympic University In Sochi Launches International Course

The Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) in Sochi, host city of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, has announced its first international course, which, according to ...
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Weather-Altering Technology May Be Used For Sochi 2014

Russian meteorologists are monitoring weather patterns in the North Caucasus mountain range and may possibly use weather-altering technology for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. ...
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Doha, Tokyo, Respond To Applicant City Status For 2020 Games

Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) General Secretary H.E. Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman welcomed the news Thursday that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has accepted Doha as ...
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Senator Pushes For Denver 2022 Winter Bid

A Denver bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games was reinforced Thursday when U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, co-chair of the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus, ...
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