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  1. Protests have 'no bearing' on 2020 Istanbul bid, say organizers

    The anti-government protests in Turkey "will have no bearing" on Istanbul's ability to host the 2020 Olympics, the bid committee said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2013
  2. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with Harvey Schiller on softball in l...

    Val Ackerman

    What is the state of women's softball? Will the sport return to the Olympics? Val Ackerman talks with IOC Commission on Women and Sport board member Harvey Schiller about this and more in her latest Man Up column.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  3. Istanbul, Madrid, Tokyo submit 2020 Olympic bid files to IOC

    Exactly eight months before the vote, the race for the 2020 Summer Games moved into a crucial phase Monday when the three candidate cities submitted their bid plans to the International Olympic Committee.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2013
  4. Tokyo, Madrid, Istanbul finalists for 2020 Summer Olympics

    Doha and Baku were eliminated from the race for the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday as the IOC trimmed the field of candidates from five cities to three.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  5. Rome's 2020 Summer Olympics Games bid scrapped by Italy

    Rome dropped its bid for the 2020 Olympics on Tuesday after Premier Mario Monti said the Italian government would not provide financial backing for an estimated $12.5-billion project at a time of economic crisis.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2012
  6. IOC president Jacques Rogge regrets USA's lack of bid for 2020 Ol...

    IOC President Jacques Rogge regrets that the United States did not bid for the 2020 Olympics and said Friday he hopes they will seek the right to organize the games in the future.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2011
  7. South Africa won't bid on 2020 Olympics

    JOHANNESBURG -- South Africa will not reconsider bidding for the 2020 Olympics, ending a long-running saga over whether the country would try to host the next available Summer Games. Officials from South Africa's sports ministry and the national ...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  8. South Africa to bid on 2020 Summer Olympics

    South Africa says it will bid to host the 2020 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2010
  9. 2010 World Cup: Jemele Hill on South Africa's bid for 2020 Olympi...

    Summer Olympics bid looking good for South Africa, writes Jemele Hill.

    Blog | Conversation | June 24, 2010
  10. South Africa could bid to host 2020 Olympics

    The head of South African organizers for next year's World Cup thinks a successful tournament could lead to the Olympics being hosted on that continent for the first time in 2020.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2009
  11. International Olympic Committee official casts doubt on Hiroshima...

    A high-ranking International Olympic Committee official has cast doubt on a proposal by Hiroshima and Nagasaki to co-host the 2020 Olympics, saying only one city can host the games.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2009
  12. Softball needs baseball to get back on the Olympic program

    Ramona Shelburne

    If softball wants to return to the Olympics in 2020, it will need Major League Baseball to let its players compete.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  13. South Africa committee to consider Olympic bid

    South Africa will consider a bid to host the 2020 or 2024 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2010