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France

Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot suspended 1 year by French anti-doping agency for missing tests - @AP_Sports

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2024 Olympics

More: US Olympic Committee teases Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, DC, as possible hosts for 2024 Olympic games in bid - @USOlympic

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2024 Olympics

US to bid for 2024 Olympic and Paralympicgames, US Olympic Committee announces - @USOlympic

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2024 Olympics

Rome will bid for 2024 Summer Olympics, Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says - @AP

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2016 Olympics

Kosovo wins full International Olympic Committee membership, paving the way for the region's first Olympic Games appearance in Rio - @Reuters

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2020 Olympics

Olympics: No limit on the number of sports at a Games, only a cap on events, means a sport such as baseball, softball, squash or karate could be added if room is made by another sport which enjoys multiple events - @Reuters

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2020 Olympics

IOC approves flexible sports program, baseball and softball could return for Tokyo Olympics - @AP

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Olympics

International Olympic Committee approves new Olympic bidding process - @AP

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Sun Yang

Olympic Chinese swimmer Sun Yang reportedly barred from training in Australia in wake of doping ban - @AFP

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hockey

Legendary Soviet ice hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, who led his team to 3 Olympic gold medals but also oversaw the shock 'Miracle on Ice' defeat to the US, dies aged 84 - @AFP

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2014 Sochi Olympics

International Ski Federation bans violinist Vanessa-Mae for 4 years over fixed qualifying races for 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi - @AP, @BBCNews

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cycling

British Olympic cycling champion Dani King suffers five broken ribs and a collapsed lung in training crash - @BBCSport

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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

CBC secures Canadian TV rights to 2018, 2020 Olympics - @USATODAY

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2022 Olympics

Norwegian government rejects Oslo's bid for 2022 Winter Olympics amid financial concerns; remaining candidates include Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan - @AP

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International Olympic Committee

International Olympic Committee adds non-discrimination clause to contract for host cities after Sochi protests over Russian anti-gay law - @insidethegames

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boxing

US Olympic boxing hopeful Tony Losey killed in Kansas industrial accident - @FoxNews

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Oscar Pistorius convicted of homicide

South African Olympic committee says Oscar Pistorius still free to compete after conviction - @AP

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obituaries

Bob Suter, a prominent member of the 'Miracle on Ice' US Olympic hockey team, dies of a heart attack at age 57 - @WiStateJournal

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Youth Olympic Games

Australia's Brittany Dutton wins 1st gold medal of Summer Youth Olympic Games in women's triathlon - @XHNews

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Ebola outbreak 2014

International Olympic Committee prohibits athletes from Ebola-affected region in West Africa from certain events at Youth Olympics in China - @Reuters

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