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Sheikha Moza meets IOC president

Sheikha Moza meets IOC president

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser met Wednesday with the President of the International Olympic Committee

Amir attends IOC General Assembly meetings

Amir attends IOC General Assembly meetings

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani participated in the meetings of the General Assembly of the 134th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), held in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Monday.

International Olympic Committee lifts doping ban on Russia

International Olympic Committee lifts doping ban on Russia

The International Olympic Committee has lifted a doping ban against Russia, restoring the country's rights in full, Russian officials said on Wednesday.

Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close

Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close

Unlike the Games' opening, the North and South Korean athletes marched separately and waving their national flags, although some North Koreans held the blue-and-white Korean Unification emblem.

Doping: Russians excluded from Olympics over 'serious' suspicions

Doping: Russians excluded from Olympics over 'serious' suspicions

All Russian athletes left off the eligibility list for next month's Winter Games had "serious indications" of doping in their history, the head of the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.

IOC extends North Korea's Winter Olympics deadline

IOC extends North Korea's Winter Olympics deadline

The International Olympic Committee has "extended the deadline" for North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics, it announced on Monday.

IOC punishes 11 more Russian Sochi Olympic competitors

IOC punishes 11 more Russian Sochi Olympic competitors

Sochi luge silver medallists Albert Demchenko and Tatyana Ivanova were among a group of 11 Russians disqualified for doping and handed lifetime bans by the International Olympic Committee on Friday.

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics

Russia were banned from the 2018 Olympics on Tuesday over state-sponsored doping but the International Olympic Committee said Russian competitors would be able to compete "under strict conditions".

Paris, Los Angeles confirmed as Olympic hosts

Paris, Los Angeles confirmed as Olympic hosts

The International Olympic Committee named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics on Wednesday, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body.

IOC to meet next month on 2024, 2028 candidature

IOC to meet next month on 2024, 2028 candidature

The executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will meet next month to ponder whether it is feasible to award the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games when it meets in Lima in September.

IOC commission arrives in Paris to evaluate 2024 bid

IOC commission arrives in Paris to evaluate 2024 bid

International Olympic Committee (IOC) delegates arrived in Paris on Saturday afternoon ahead of an inspection of the city's 2024 Games bid.

Kuwait MPs file to question minister over sports ban

Kuwait MPs file to question minister over sports ban

Three Kuwaiti opposition lawmakers filed Sunday a request to question the minister of youth and information, Sheikh Salman Humoud Al-Sabah, for allegedly failing to resolve a 14-month international sports ban.