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Refugee team of 10 go to Rio, Coe and Infantino stay out of IOC

A 10-strong refugee team is to compete at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro later this year while prominent figures Sebastian Coe and Gianni Infantino have not yet been invited to join the...

IOC Executive Board blessing for five new sports for Tokyo 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday backed the inclusion of five new sports for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Team of refugees created for Rio Olympics

A team made up of refugees will compete at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August as a message of hope for others, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.

IOC: Almost 500 drug test samples from 2006 Olympics re-analysed

Almost 500 drug test samples from the 2006 Winter games in Turin have been re-examined, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday, without giving details on possible positive tests....