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A general view of the IOC Anti-Doping Laboratory based at the Richmond Olympic Oval on February 9, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada
Three-person panel to decide on Russian entries for 2016 Olympics
A three-person panel devised by the IOC will have the final say on which Russian Federation athletes will compete at the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio.
Jul 31, 11:10
Ukraine's Bogdana Matsotska competes during the Women's Alpine Skiing Super-G at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014
Report: More Ukrainian athletes depart Sochi Games
Twenty Ukrainian athletes depart the Winter Olympics following a surge of violence in Kiev, according to a report.
Feb 21, 15:11
General view of the Olympic rings in Sochi on February 5, 2014.
International Olympic Committee remain coy on failed drug test
The International Olympic Committee state that they will not comment any further at this stage on the news that an unnamed German athlete failed a drug test.
Feb 21, 14:38
Yuna Kim of South Korea competes in the Figure Skating Ladies' Short Program on day 12 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 19, 2014
IOC rebut biased judging claims in women's figure skating
An IOC spokesman plays down suggestions that there was any partisan judging in the women's figure skating, where Russia won gold at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Feb 21, 09:40
Ukraine's Bogdana Matsotska competes during the Women's Alpine Skiing Super-G at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014
Ukrainian skier withdraws over black armband ban
A Ukrainian skier who withdrew from the Winter Olympic Games due to violence in Kiev says that the IOC's ban on black armbands was behind her decision.
Feb 20, 19:43
Ukraine's Bogdana Matsotska competes during the Women's Alpine Skiing Super-G at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014
International Olympic Committee confirm Ukrainian departures from Games
The International Olympic Committee confirm that members of Ukraine's Olympic team have withdrawn from the Sochi Games.
Feb 20, 14:34
Ukraine's Bogdana Matsotska competes during the Women's Alpine Skiing Super-G at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014
Bogdana Matsotska returns to Ukraine after violence
Skier Bogdana Matsotska leaves the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi citing the "irresponsibility of Ukraine's president Viktor Yanukovych" as her reason for protest.
Feb 20, 10:00
The Jamaica two-man bobsleigh team in action during the Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games on February 16, 2002
Struck Sochi worker 'conscious and stable' after surgery
The worker struck by a speeding bobsleigh yesterday at the Sochi Winter Olympics undergoes surgery and is conscious and in a stable condition, according to reports.
Feb 14, 08:09
International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesman Mark Adams announces the executive board decision to drop wrestling from the program for the 2020 Summer Games on February 12, 2013
International Olympic Committee 'awaiting clarification on jailed activist'
The International Olympic Committee ask organisers of Sochi to clarify the situation regarding the jailing of activist Yevgeny Vitishko.
Feb 13, 19:58
Nodar Kumaritashvili of Georgia during the second Men's Single Luge training run at the Whistler Sliding Centre ahead of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics on February 10, 2010
International Olympic Committee mark Georgian luge racer Nodar Kumaritashvili's death
The International Olympic Committee holds a moment of reflection on the fourth anniversary of the death of Georgian luge racer Nodar Kumaritashvili.
Feb 12, 20:17
France's Benjamin Cavet competes in the Men's Freestyle Skiing Moguls finals at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 10, 2014
Sochi organisers: 'Rising temperatures not an issue'
Mark Adams of the IOC denies that rising temperatures in Sochi will create problems in some events.
Feb 12, 12:02
Bode Miller competes during the FIS World Cup Men's Downhill in Wengen on January 14, 2012
IOC respond to Bode Miller's ski slope criticism
Spokesman for the IOC Mark Adams says that Bode Miller's comments on the Sochi 2014 downhill ski course can be spun in a positive light.
Feb 9, 20:27
Winter Olympics Sochi 2014 President Dmitry Chernyshenko delivers a speech during the reports of the Coordination Commission during the International Olympic Committe's 125th Session, in Buenos Aires, on September 8, 2013
Sochi Games chief defends Irina Rodnina selection for opening ceremony
The chief executive of the 2014 Sochi Games insists that politics had nothing to do with the selection of Irina Rodnina to light the Olympic flame at the opening ceremony.
Feb 9, 04:34
British Olympic Association chairman Lord Sebastian Coe attends a press conference ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Main Press Center (MPC) on February 6, 2014
International Olympic Committee: 'Very premature to label Sochi a failure'
The International Olympic Committee insists that it is too early to label the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi a "failure", despite early problems.
Feb 6, 16:14
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
IOC rule out Taoufik Makhloufi investigation
The IOC reveal that they are satisfied with Taoufik Makhloufi's 1,500m win and will not be conducting an investigation.
Aug 8, 20:39


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