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Jul 28, 2015

IOC ‘confident’ on U.S. 2024 Olympic bid despite Boston pullout

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday it remains confident the United States will deliver a bid to host the 2024 Summer Games despite Boston’s withdrawal a day earlier.

The U.S. Olympic Committee on Monday rescinded Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Games after the mayor said his city’s taxpayers could not afford to host the large-scale event. [ID:nL1N1072HZ]

Jul 28, 2015

IOC ‘confident’ on U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday it remains confident the United States will deliver a bid to host the 2024 Summer Games despite Boston’s withdrawal a day earlier.

The U.S. Olympic Committee on Monday rescinded Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Games after the mayor said his city’s taxpayers could not afford to host the large-scale event.

Jul 28, 2015

Olympics-IOC ‘confident’ on US 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday it remains confident the United States will deliver a bid to host the 2024 Summer Games despite Boston’s withdrawal a day earlier.

The U.S. Olympic Committee on Monday rescinded Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Games after the mayor said his city’s taxpayers could not afford to host the large-scale event.

Jul 25, 2015

Underdog Almaty out to upset mighty Beijing for 2022 Games

BERLIN (Reuters) – Global metropolis Beijing will go head-to-head with the little-known Kazakh city of Almaty for the right to host the 2022 winter Olympics when the International Olympic Committee elects the winner at its session in Malaysia next week.

Beijing, which hosted the 2008 summer Games, is looking to become the first city to be awarded both summer and winter editions of the world’s biggest multi-sports event.

Jul 25, 2015

Olympics-Underdog Almaty out to upset mighty Beijing for 2022 Games

BERLIN, July 25 (Reuters) – Global metropolis Beijing will go head-to-head with the little-known Kazakh city of Almaty for the right to host the 2022 winter Olympics when the International Olympic Committee elects the winner at its session in Malaysia next week.

Beijing, which hosted the 2008 summer Games, is looking to become the first city to be awarded both summer and winter editions of the world’s biggest multi-sports event.

Jul 23, 2015

Activists urge IOC not to award 2022 Games to Beijing

BERLIN (Reuters) – A group of rights activists have called on the International Olympic Committee not to award the 2022 winter Games to Beijing saying China’s human rights record had worsened since the 2008 Olympics in the Chinese capital.

Chinese, Uighur, Mongolian and Tibetan activists said in an open letter to the IOC it should not “make the same mistake” by awarding the Olympics to Beijing as there was no improvement of human rights in the country since.

Jul 23, 2015

Activists urge IOC not to award 2022 Olympic Games to Beijing

BERLIN (Reuters) – A group of rights activists have called on the International Olympic Committee not to award the 2022 winter Games to Beijing saying China’s human rights record had worsened since the 2008 Olympics in the Chinese capital.

Chinese, Uighur, Mongolian and Tibetan activists said in an open letter to the IOC it should not “make the same mistake” by awarding the Olympics to Beijing as there was no improvement of human rights in the country since.

Jul 23, 2015

Olympics-Activists urge IOC not to award 2022 Games to Beijing

BERLIN, July 23 (Reuters) – A group of rights activists have called on the International Olympic Committee not to award the 2022 winter Games to Beijing saying China’s human rights record had worsened since the 2008 Olympics in the Chinese capital.

Chinese, Uighur, Mongolian and Tibetan activists said in an open letter to the IOC it should not “make the same mistake” by awarding the Olympics to Beijing as there was no improvement of human rights in the country since.

Jul 2, 2015

Walsh Jennings sets sight on fourth straight gold

BERLIN (Reuters) – Kerri Walsh Jennings is eyeing her fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro next year but the American beach volleyball champion will have to complete this remarkable feat with a new partner.

The 36-year-old mother of three won gold at Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympics alongside Misty Mae-Treanor in a partnership hailed as “the best beach volleyball team of all time.”

Jul 2, 2015

Olympics-Walsh Jennings sets sight on fourth straight gold

BERLIN, July 2 (Reuters) – Kerri Walsh Jennings is eyeing her fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro next year but the American beach volleyball champion will have to complete this remarkable feat with a new partner.

The 36-year-old mother of three won gold at Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympics alongside Misty Mae-Treanor in a partnership hailed as “the best beach volleyball team of all time.”

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