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Nov 18, 2014

IOC to bring in cheaper, easier bidding for Games

LAUSANNE Switzerland (Reuters) – Bidding for the Olympics is set to become cheaper, easier and more attractive for cities while sports will enter the Games quicker, the IOC said on Tuesday, presenting 40 recommendations for changes in the way the Games are run.

Bid cities will no longer need to abide by extensive IOC prerequisites, or carry alone the considerable financial burden of the bid if the recommendations are approved, as expected, at the IOC session in Monaco in December.

Nov 18, 2014

Olympics-IOC to bring in cheaper, easier bidding for Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Bidding for the Olympics is set to become cheaper, easier and more attractive for cities while sports will enter the Games quicker, the IOC said on Tuesday, presenting 40 recommendations for changes in the way the Games are run.

Bid cities will no longer need to abide by extensive IOC prerequisites, or carry alone the considerable financial burden of the bid if the recommendations are approved, as expected, at the IOC session in Monaco in December.

Nov 15, 2014

Get your mind off World Cup ceremonies, Loew tells Germans

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany have seen a dip in form since winning the World Cup in July and a 4-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Gibraltar on Friday was proof the players need to get their mind off the awards and start playing again, coach Joachim Loew said.

The Germans had pledged a goal bonanza against the European minnows after losing to Poland and drawing with Ireland in October.

Nov 15, 2014

Soccer-Get your mind off World Cup ceremonies, Loew tells Germans

BERLIN, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Germany have seen a dip in form since winning the World Cup in July and a 4-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Gibraltar on Friday was proof the players need to get their mind off the awards and start playing again, coach Joachim Loew said.

The Germans had pledged a goal bonanza against the European minnows after losing to Poland and drawing with Ireland in October.

Nov 15, 2014

Soccer-Get your mind off World Cup ceremonies, Loew tells Germans

BERLIN, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Germany have seen a dip in form since winning the World Cup in July and a 4-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Gibraltar on Friday was proof the players need to get their mind off the awards and start playing again, coach Joachim Loew said.

The Germans had pledged a goal bonanza against the European minnows after losing to Poland and drawing with Ireland in October.

Nov 14, 2014

IOC to unveil major Olympic changes next week

By Karolos Grohmann

(Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee will unveil plans to overhaul parts of the sporting extravaganza next week as they look to make the Games more attractive to fans and sponsors alike.

IOC President Thomas Bach will present 40 recommendations at the renovated Olympic Museum in Lausanne on Nov. 18 and while specific details of his proposals have yet to be revealed, they will affect the way cities campaign to land the Olympics and how sports will be included in the future.

Nov 14, 2014

Olympics-IOC to unveil major Olympic changes next week

Nov 14 (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee will unveil plans to overhaul parts of the sporting extravaganza next week as they look to make the Games more attractive to fans and sponsors alike.

IOC President Thomas Bach will present 40 recommendations at the renovated Olympic Museum in Lausanne on Nov. 18 and while specific details of his proposals have yet to be revealed, they will affect the way cities campaign to land the Olympics and how sports will be included in the future.

Nov 12, 2014

Germany to field strongest team against Gibraltar

BERLIN (Reuters) – World champinos Germany will field their strongest team against European minnows Gibraltar in Friday’s Euro 2016 qualifier in Nuremberg, looking for a big score to boost confidence after a rocky start to the campaign.

Germany have been nursing a World Cup hangover since their triumph in Brazil in July and are third in Group D with four points from three games after a less than stellar start.

Nov 12, 2014

Preview – Germany to field strongest team against Gibraltar

BERLIN (Reuters) – World champinos Germany will field their strongest team against European minnows Gibraltar in Friday’s Euro 2016 qualifier in Nuremberg, looking for a big score to boost confidence after a rocky start to the campaign.

Germany have been nursing a World Cup hangover since their triumph in Brazil in July and are third in Group D with four points from three games after a less than stellar start.

Nov 12, 2014

Soccer-Germany to field strongest team against Gibraltar

BERLIN, Nov 12 (Reuters) – World champinos Germany will field their strongest team against European minnows Gibraltar in Friday’s Euro 2016 qualifier in Nuremberg, looking for a big score to boost confidence after a rocky start to the campaign.

Germany have been nursing a World Cup hangover since their triumph in Brazil in July and are third in Group D with four points from three games after a less than stellar start.

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