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  1. London Grand Prix -- Britain relaxes tax rules to lure top track ...

    Britain is waiving its tax rules to lure Usain Bolt and other top international athletes to compete at this summer's Diamond League event in London's Olympic Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  2. No UCI request to fund amnesty commission, says IOC chief Jacques...

    IOC President Jacques Rogge says the Olympic body will consider whether to help fund a truth-and-reconciliation process in cycling.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2013
  3. UCI backs off amnesty idea for doping in cycling

    The International Cycling Union backed away Friday from the idea of an amnesty or truth and reconciliation commission for riders who took performance-enhancing drugs in the past.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2012
  4. WADA taking cautious approach on cycling amnesty

    The World Anti-Doping Agency would consider an amnesty for riders who confess to drug offenses even though the proposal by cycling's ruling body would take the sports world into "uncharted territory."

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  5. World cycling considers introducing doping amnesty

    World cycling's governing body is considering an amnesty for riders and officials to confess to doping offenses, and says there is no plan to challenge the decision to strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  6. Tikhonov convicted of foiled slaying, but freed by amnesty

    Four-time Olympic biathlon relay champion Alexander Tikhonov was convicted Monday of involvement in a foiled slaying and sentenced to three years in prison.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2007
  7. Cycling union considers offering amnesty to admitted dopers

    The International Cycling Union is considering an amnesty for riders who admit to doping, hoping to encourage more confessions in an effort to clean up the sport.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2007
  8. China short on promise to improve rights for '08 Games

    China has failed to live up to promises to improve human rights for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing despite reforms to the death penalty system and more freedoms for foreign reporters, Amnesty International said in a report Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2007
  9. Suspended IOC member gets presidential amnesty

    Suspended International Olympic Committee member Park Yong-sung was among 434 South Koreans granted presidential amnesty Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2007
  10. Report: China not improving human rights for Games

    China has failed to live up to promises its leaders made to improve human rights for the 2008 Olympics, Amnesty International said in a report urging the International Olympic Committee to ensure that the Chinese comply.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2006