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  1. 2014 Sochi -- VIPs to support protest of Russia's anti-gay law

    Actors Jonah Hill, Jamie Lee Curtis and Kristen Bell are among a batch of celebrities donning Russian-language "Love Conquers Hate" T-shirts to show support for gays in Russia alarmed by a new law banning pro-gay "propaganda."

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  2. espnW -- USA Softball botches Keilani Ricketts' deal

    Graham Hays

    USA Softball has enough problems on its plate without creating more, but that's exactly what it did when trying to force its biggest star, Keilani Ricketts, into a long-term deal.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2013
  3. Qatari wins IOC's top award for women in sports

    A women's rights campaigner from Qatar has received the International Olympic Committee's top award honoring women in sports.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2013
  4. 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
  5. IOC withholds men's soccer bronze from South Korean Park Jong-woo...

    The International Olympic Committee will temporarily withhold a bronze medal from a South Korean soccer player who displayed a political sign after a game against Japan.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  6. 2012 Olympics -- Should Badminton Federation, IOC really be point...

    Jim Caple

    The Badminton World Federation and IOC should not point fingers when they are the ones who set up a system that enabled players to try to throw games for a larger gain.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  7. 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
  8. IOC coordination commission says 'London is ready to welcome worl...

    With the opening ceremony less than four months away, the International Olympic Committee is confident the London Games will deliver a "summer like no other" in Britain.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  9. 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
  10. African soccer body CAF says Olympic committee disrespectful to l...

    Africa's governing soccer body says the IOC was disrespectful in reprimanding its president, who was cited for taking money from a former FIFA marketing agency.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  11. Former FIFA president Joao Havelange resigns from International O...

    After nearly a half century in the Olympics, former FIFA President Joao Havelange has left the IOC under a cloud of corruption allegations.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2011
  12. Joao Havelange, IOC's longest-serving member, reportedly resigns

    Former FIFA President Joao Havelange has resigned from the IOC, just days before the longtime Brazilian member faced suspension from the Olympic body in a decade-old kickback scandal stemming from his days as the head of world soccer, The Associated Press

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2011
  13. Jacques Rogge says match-fixing, gambling next big fights for spo...

    International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge believes match-fixing and gambling represent the next big fight facing sports organizations and governments.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2011
  14. Ex-FIFA prez Joao Havelange to skip IOC talks amid corruption all...

    Former FIFA President Joao Havelange is not expected to attend the International Olympic Committee session in South Africa next week.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  15. IOC hosting summit over mafia-linked gambling

    The International Olympic Committee is stepping up the global fight against illegal betting and match-fixing in sports, warning of the danger posed by organized crime.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2011
  16. British IOC member: Country will lose credibility if track is rem...

    Britain's senior IOC member says the country's reputation and credibility would be undermined if the track is removed from the main stadium after the 2012 London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2011