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  1. Olympic champ Asli Cakir Alptekin cleared of doping

    The Turkish Athletics Federation cleared Olympic champion Asli Cakir Alptekin of doping violations on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  2. FA goes ahead with Euro 2020 games bid

    ESPN staff

    Euro 2020

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  3. Photos: Reaction to 2020 host city vote

    ESPN.com news services

    Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, beating out Istanbul in the final IOC vote. Madrid, the third finalist, was eliminated in an earlier vote. Here is some reaction from all three delegations after the votes:...

    Blog | September 07, 2013
  4. Tokyo will host 2020 Olympics

    The International Olympic Committee went for a familiar, trusted host, selecting Tokyo for the 2020 Games and signaling that playing it safe was preferable to more risky picks like Sochi and Rio.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2013
  5. Madrid is eliminated as host for 2020 Olympics

    Madrid has been eliminated as a host city for the 2020 Olympics, leaving Tokyo and Istanbul to advance to the final round.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2013
  6. Cities make final pitches ahead of 2020 Olympics vote

    With major risks surrounding each bid, the three cities vying for the 2020 Olympics are making their final pitches in a tight race that could be decided by just a few votes.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2013
  7. Istanbul, Madrid, Tokyo set to make final pitches for 2020 Olympi...

    With major risks surrounding each bid, the three cities vying for the 2020 Olympics are set to make their final pitches in a tight race that could be decided by just a few votes.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  8. Pros and cons of 2020 host finalists

    Jim Caple

    President Barack Obama won't be in Buenos Aires this Friday when the International Olympic Committee casts its vote for the host city of the 2020 Summer Games. Vladimir Putin won't be there, either. Nor Tony Blair. Nor perhaps the most famous, influe...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  9. Expect tight vote for 2020 Olympics host city, says former Rio bi...

    The man who led Rio de Janeiro's successful bid to host the 2016 Olympics expects a tight vote among the three 2020 candidates and has warned bidders that a few misplaced words in the coming days could be decisive.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  10. 31 Turkish athletes suspended for doping

    In the latest scandal affecting Turkish track and field during Istanbul's bid to host the 2020 Olympics, 31 athletes have been suspended for two years each for doping violations.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  11. France win Under-20 World Cup by beating Uruguay on penalties

    France won the Under-20 World Cup for the first time after drawing with Uruguay 0-0 after extra time and winning the penalty shootout 4-1 on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2013
  12. IAAF steps up drug-testing in Turkey

    Track and field's governing body has stepped up its drug-testing program in Turkey amid reports of dozens of positive cases that could damage Istanbul's bid for the 2020 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  13. Madrid shines in 2020 bid presentations

    With Spain's crown prince stealing the show, Madrid made the biggest impact Wednesday among the three cities bidding for the 2020 Olympics and established itself as a serious contender in the race.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2013
  14. IOC releases technical report on 2020 Olympic bids

    Less than three months before the IOC vote, Tokyo received the most praise Tuesday in a technical assessment of the three cities bidding for the 2020 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  15. Istanbul addresses protests in bid presentation for 2020 Olympics...

    As Turkey's prime minister lashed out at protesters, leaders of Istanbul's bid for the 2020 Summer Games sought to diminish the impact of the unrest in a presentation Saturday to a key audience of Olympic officials from around the world.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2013
  16. 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