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Apr 2, 2015

Soccer-Injuries pile up as Bayern’s Ribery out for Dortmund derby

BERLIN, April 2 (Reuters) – Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich will be without winger Franck Ribery for their league match against Borussia Dortmund as the injuries pile up.

Frenchman Ribery was ruled out with a nagging ankle injury, joining Arjen Robben and David Alaba, out for seven weeks with a ligament tear, on the sidelines but club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge believes the squad is big enough to compensate for the absences.

Apr 2, 2015

IOC publishes compensation policy, seeks transparency

BERLIN (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee published its indemnity policy for the first time on Thursday following a proposal from its ethics commission to increase transparency within the organization.

In an unprecedented move for an international sports organization, the IOC said it had approved the IOC Ethics Commission’s proposal and demand to make it public as part of its Agenda 2020 reforms process.

Apr 2, 2015

Injuries pile up for Bayern before Dortmund derby

BERLIN (Reuters) – Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich are struggling with a growing number of injuries but club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge believes the squad is big enough to challenge Borussia Dortmund in Saturday’s big league game.

Bayern top scorer Arjen Robben, nursing a stomach muscle injury and David Alaba, ruled out for seven weeks with a torn knee ligament, are the latest casualties as the champions prepare to travel to Dortmund.

Apr 2, 2015

Preview – Injuries pile up for Bayern before Dortmund derby

BERLIN (Reuters) – Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich are struggling with a growing number of injuries but club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge believes the squad is big enough to challenge Borussia Dortmund in Saturday’s big league game.

Bayern top scorer Arjen Robben, nursing a stomach muscle injury and David Alaba, ruled out for seven weeks with a torn knee ligament, are the latest casualties as the champions prepare to travel to Dortmund.

Apr 2, 2015

Soccer-Injuries pile up for Bayern before Dortmund derby

BERLIN, April 2 (Reuters) – Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich are struggling with a growing number of injuries but club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge believes the squad is big enough to challenge Borussia Dortmund in Saturday’s big league game.

Bayern top scorer Arjen Robben, nursing a stomach muscle injury and David Alaba, ruled out for seven weeks with a torn knee ligament, are the latest casualties as the champions prepare to travel to Dortmund.

Apr 2, 2015

Olympics-IOC publishes compensation policy, seeks transparency

BERLIN, April 2 (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee published its indemnity policy for the first time on Thursday following a proposal from its ethics commission to increase transparency within the organisation.

In an unprecedented move for an international sports organisation, the IOC said it had approved the IOC Ethics Commission’s proposal and demand to make it public as part of its Agenda 2020 reforms process.

Mar 30, 2015

Germany will hit top form in crucial qualifiers, says Loew

By Karolos Grohmann

(Reuters) – World Cup winners Germany will be at their best when they take on Euro 2016 qualifying rivals Poland, Scotland and Ireland later this year after their current period of experimentation, coach Joachim Loew has said.

The Germans drew 2-2 in a friendly against Asian champions Australia on Wednesday before a 2-0 victory at Georgia in a Euro qualifier on Sunday.

Mar 30, 2015

Soccer-Germany will hit top form in crucial qualifiers, says Loew

March 30 (Reuters) – World Cup winners Germany will be at their best when they take on Euro 2016 qualifying rivals Poland, Scotland and Ireland later this year after their current period of experimentation, coach Joachim Loew has said.

The Germans drew 2-2 in a friendly against Asian champions Australia on Wednesday before a 2-0 victory at Georgia in a Euro qualifier on Sunday.

Mar 27, 2015

Beijing pledges free internet, optimum use of 2008 venues

BERLIN (Reuters) – Beijing’s Olympic experience and infrastructure are key in delivering a successful 2022 winter Games, senior bid official Wu Jingmi said on Friday, pledging also free internet during the event.

The bid’s Deputy Secretary General told Reuters that the use of the venues from the 2008 summer Games fit with the International Olympic Committee’s Agenda 2020 reforms of keeping costs low and using more existing or temporary venues.

Mar 27, 2015

Olympics-Beijing pledges free internet, optimum use of 2008 venues

BERLIN, March 27 (Reuters) – Beijing’s Olympic experience and infrastructure are key in delivering a successful 2022 winter Games, senior bid official Wu Jingmi said on Friday, pledging also free internet during the event.

The bid’s Deputy Secretary General told Reuters that the use of the venues from the 2008 summer Games fit with the International Olympic Committee’s Agenda 2020 reforms of keeping costs low and using more existing or temporary venues.

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