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Medical Body Calls for Ban on Olympic Boxing

September 04, 2015

(ATR) Australia Medical Association (AMA) vice president Steve Parnis says boxing can cause irreversible injury and therefore should be banned from the Olympic Games. Boxer...

IOC announces emergency two million dollar fund to help refugees

September 04, 2015

The International Olympic Committee today announced a two million dollar fund that will be made available to National Olympic Committees for programmes focused on refugees. ...

IOC Pledges $2 Million to Help Refugees

September 04, 2015

(ATR) Announcing the fund for NOCs' programs focused on refugees, IOC president Thomas Bach says the Olympic Movement wanted to take quick action to help those involved in the...

Hamburg 2024 Engages Public Ahead of Crunch Referendum

September 04, 2015

Bid chief Nikolas Hill (Hamburg 2024) (ATR) Hamburg bid leaders aim to grow public support at a presentation with athletes next week. Bid chiefs will line up with Olympian...

L.A. 2024 Saves USOC from "Olympic-Sized Embarrassment" -- Media Watch

September 03, 2015

(ATR) Los Angeles 2024 leaders are celebrating what they say was a "wonderful" meeting with IOC president Thomas Bach on Thursday. Garcetti speaks at a press conference sho...

Americans in 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon to vie for selection to Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

September 03, 2015

Today, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced it will host the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials Marathon on the streets of Chicago on Sunday, October 11. America’s top...

The Athlete Rosters Are Set for the Pathway to Glory Olympic Trials Qualifier II Tournaments in Baltimore and Philadelphia

September 03, 2015

Over 300 boxers are registered to compete in the Pathway to Glory Olympic Trials Qualifier II tournaments next week in Baltimore and Philadelphia. More than 270 men are slated...

LA 2024 and USOC Leadership Meet with IOC Regarding 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Application

September 03, 2015

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, United States Olympic Committee Chairman and International Olympic Committee member Larry Probst, USOC CEO Scott Blackmun and LA 2024 Chairman...

Tokyo 2020 Mulls Easing Requirements for New Logo

September 03, 2015

(ATR) It is back to the drawing board for Tokyo 2020 leaders in charge of selecting a logo for the 2020 Olympics. The scuttled Tokyo 2020 logo is seen at the committee's he...

L.A. Councilman: City Ready to Host Olympics Now -- On the Scene

September 03, 2015

(ATR) Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian tells Around the Rings the city has the infrastructure and venues capable of hosting the Olympic Games today. L.A. City Cou...

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama enthusiastic for Los Angeles Olympic Bid

September 03, 2015

Comments from White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest: “The President is enthusiastic about the US Olympic committee announcement that the City of Los Angeles will be the ...

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