• Doping: IPC VP says Russia has until September to conform
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    Doping: IPC VP says Russia has until September to conform

    Russia has until September to prove it has made the necessary reforms to participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) presidential candidate Andrew Parsons said on Thursday. Brazilian Parsons, an IPC vice president who unveiled his election manifesto

  • IOC's Bach to meet President Trump at White House
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    IOC's Bach to meet President Trump at White House

    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, a source within the Olympic movement told Reuters, as Los Angeles bids against Paris to host the 2024 summer Games. The source gave no further details about the meeting, which

  • Golf: McIlroy backs PGA Tour drug testing reforms
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    Golf: McIlroy backs PGA Tour drug testing reforms

    (Reuters) - Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has voiced support for the PGA Tour's drug-testing reforms that introduce blood screening and revise the list of banned substances to match the World Anti-Doping Agency's directory for the 2017-18 season. Last July, the 28-year-old Briton expressed

  • Intel signs Olympics sponsorship deal through 2024
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    Intel signs Olympics sponsorship deal through 2024

    By Liana B. Baker SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel Corp said on Wednesday it would become a major sponsor of the International Olympic Committee, making the chipmaker the latest technology company to put marketing dollars behind the global sporting event. The new deal, which goes until 2024, comes