IOC maintains Lima for 2024 Games vote

Lausanne (AFP) - The IOC said Thursday that it will go ahead with a September 13 vote to decide the 2024 Olympics host in Lima despite deadly floods and political troubles in the country.


IOC to decide on Lima for 2024 vote on Wednesday

Lausanne (AFP) - Lima's fate as the location for a meeting that will choose the 2024 Olympic Games hosts is expected to be decided on Wednesday, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) source said.


IOC set to decide on flooded Lima for 2024 vote

Aarhus (Denmark) (AFP) - The IOC look set to decide Friday whether to keep stricken Peruvian capital Lima as the location for a meeting to choose the 2024 Olympic Games hosts, sources confirmed to …


Five-time Olympic synchro champion Ishchenko retires

Moscow (AFP) - Russia's five-time Olympic synchrohized swimming champion Natalia Ishchenko announced her retirement from the sport on Wednesday, diving into the murky waters of politics instead, the …


Paris predicts economic boom from 2024 Games

Aarhus (Denmark) (AFP) - Paris only wants the 2024 Olympics and not the 2028 edition, the city mayor told AFP on Wednesday, saying the showpiece would generate 10 billion euros and up to a quarter of …


Players frustrated, dismayed by NHL Olympic snub

Los Angeles (AFP) - National Hockey League players on Tuesday voiced disappointment with the standoff that threatens to bar them from playing in next year's Winter Olympics, with some vowing to play …


IOC leads condemnation of NHL's 2018 snub

Aarhus (Denmark) (AFP) - The IOC and hockey stars past and present condemned the National Hockey League on Tuesday, a day after it said it would not let its players compete at the 2018 Winter …


Kerry grabs Olympic figure skating spot

Australia has secured its first figure skating spot in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after Brendan Kerry finished 15th at the World Championships in Helsinki.


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