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  1. Street League Skateboarding partners with ISF Skateboarding on Ol...

    Colin Bane

    Street League officially endorses the International Skateboarding Federation for recognition as the sport's global governing body by the International Olympic Committee.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  2. Mark Cuban of Dallas Mavericks feels for Paul George, renews call...

    Marc Stein

    In the wake of Paul George's gruesome leg fracture suffered Friday while on Team USA duty, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has renewed his call for the NBA and its players to organize their own quadrennial competition.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2014
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  4. Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plans for 2020 Olympics

    Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the facilities close to the athletes village.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  5. Olympic TV channel gains support at IOC meeting

    Moving forward on IOC president Thomas Bach's reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel, reshaping the bid city procedure, and adding more flexibility to the sports program.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2014
  6. IOC President Thomas Bach says Brazil making great strides ahead ...

    Brazilian Olympic organizers are benefiting from the successful hosting of the World Cup and showing "great dynamism" to overcome the delays that have plagued the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, IOC President Thomas Bach said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  7. Almaty, Beijing, Oslo make list for 2022 Olympics

    Left with little choice after the withdrawal of three contenders, the International Olympic Committee retained the three remaining cities Monday in the troubled race for the 2022 Winter Games.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  8. IOC weighs changes to Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues

    The IOC wrapped up its first coordination commission meeting for the Tokyo 2020 Games on Friday, saying proposed changes to the venue plan are not as drastic as some have suggested.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  9. Japan TV deal for four Olympics worth $1 billion

    In another sign of the increasing Asian and Japanese financial influence in the Olympics, the IOC sold the Japanese broadcast rights through 2024 to a TV consortium on Thursday in an eight-year, four-games deal worth 110 billion yen ($1 billion).

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
  10. Bridgestone becomes top tier IOC sponsor

    Japanese tire manufacturer Bridgestone signed on as a top-tier global Olympic sponsor Friday in a 10-year deal that will cover the 2020 Tokyo Games and provide further long-term financial security to the IOC.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  11. UCI briefs IOC on anti-doping efforts in cycling

    IOC president Thomas Bach says he is impressed with the international cycling federation's efforts to stamp out doping.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  12. Japan organizers to review venue plans for 2020 Tokyo Games

    Japanese Olympic organizers said Tuesday they are reviewing their venue plans for the 2020 Tokyo Games because of concerns over rising costs.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  13. Gian Franco Kasper re-elected president of world ski body

    Gian Franco Kasper of Switzerland has been re-elected unopposed as president of the International Ski Federation.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  14. Sailing official wants water-quality tests for pollution in Rio d...

    Sailing's governing body may conduct independent water-quality tests in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay, the sailing venue for the 2016 Olympics and the site of Rio's first test event in 2.5 months.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  15. IOC official trashes Olympians' 'garbage teeth'

    Faster, higher, stronger they may be, but Olympians wouldn't win many medals in a contest of dental health. Behind their buffed physiques lurks a dentist's nightmare.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  16. International Olympic Committee denies report that London could r...

    The IOC said Friday there is "not a shred of truth" to a British newspaper report that London has been approached about replacing Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  17. NBC extends Olympics deal through 2032 for $7.75 billion

    NBC secured the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032 on Wednesday in a record six-games agreement worth $7.75 billion, a surprise deal that shuts out rival American networks and provides further long-term financial security to the IOC.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014