Tag Archives: Olympic Games

23Jul/17

IAAF president ‘can’t guarantee’ drug-free games

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (JULY 23, 2017) (BBC) – President of the IAAF and former athlete, Sebastian Coe, told BBC presenter Andrew Marr on Sunday (July 23) that he cannot guarantee that next month’s World athletics championships will be a drug-free games.
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09Dec/16

Over 1,000 Russian athletes benefited from conspiracy to conceal doping – McLaren report

McLaren report says more than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and paralympic sport were involved in or benefited from an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive doping tests.

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07Aug/16
photo-journalist Diana Dobson is press attaché for the Rio Olympics.

Bullet narrowly misses New Zealand Olympic official

A New Zealand Olympic official barely missed being hit by a stray bullet at the equestrian center in Rio de Janeiro, adding to the list of concerns on day 1 of the games. Continue reading

01Jun/15

On a Paris bridge, the end of a love too heavy to bear

Tourists disappointed as workmen remove padlocks from Paris’ “Pont des Arts” bridge, afraid the sheer weight of the romantic tokens was putting the 19th century structure at risk.

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02Mar/15

Durban formally submits bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MARCH 2, 2015) (REUTERS) – Durban formally handed over its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games at a ceremony in London on Monday (March 2).
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