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Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad praises hosting of Games by Indonesia

‘Join fight against harassment and abuse in sport’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Chairman of the Asian Olympic Council (AOC) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, during a press conference at the Gelora Bung Karno Sports Complex, Jakarta on Monday, said the launch of the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia is very encouraging …

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IOC provisionally lifts Kuwait ban

BERLIN, Aug 16, (Agencies): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday provisionally lifted a ban on Kuwait two days before the start of the Asian Games, allowing the country to participate under its own flag. Kuwait’s national Olympic committee (KOC) has been banned since October 2015 after the government was …

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IOC provisionally lifts Kuwait ban

BERLIN, Aug 16, (Agencies): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday provisionally lifted a ban on Kuwait two days before the start of the Asian Games, allowing the country to participate under its own flag. Kuwait’s national Olympic committee (KOC) has been banned since October 2015 after the government was …

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IOC officials ‘willing’ to visit Kuwait: Al Fulaiteh

KUWAIT CITY, June 18, (KUNA): Officials from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) signaled a desire to visit Kuwait on July 10 to complete discussions on final solutions to lift the suspension on Kuwaiti sports, a senior official said. Talking to KUNA, Director of Public Authority for Sport (PAS) Hmoud Al-Fulaiteh …

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‘We will continue exerting efforts to lift ban on sports’

Former chief of KFA honours Al-Roudhan KUWAIT CITY, April 3, (KUNA): Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al- Jabri stressed Monday keenness of the relevant authorities to continue efforts to lift suspension of sports to all games, affirming need of concerted efforts of all to …

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IOC asks FIFA for evidence on lifting Kuwait’s ban

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has written to the International Federation of Football (FIFA) asking for evidences, statements and documents based on which the suspension on Kuwaiti football was lifted, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting reliable sources. The sources said the IOC may depend of these statements …

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Paris, LA confirmed as Olympic hosts – Historic first for IOC

LIMA, Sept 13, (AFP): The International Olympic Committee named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics on Wednesday, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body. Loud applause rang out at the Lima Convention Centre shortly after …

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IOC firm on conditions as bid to lift sports ban stalls

Kuwait claims flexibility within limits KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) ignored all attempts by Kuwait to lift the ban imposed on the Kuwaiti sports activities, In response to the letter sent by the Minister of Commerce and Industry and Acting State Minister for Youth Affairs Khalid …

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IOC fails to lift Kuwait 18-month suspension – Bach to meet Russia doping investigators

GENEVA, March 16, (AP): The IOC board declined to suspend the Kenyan Olympic committee and did not lift an 18-month suspension of Kuwait’s Olympic body. Doping investigator Richard McLaren has been invited for talks with IOC President Thomas Bach amid ongoing tension between Olympic sports bodies and anti-doping officials. The …

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IOC refuses to lift Kuwait ban

LAUSANNE, Jan 1, (AFP): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected a call by the Kuwaiti government to temporarily lift a 14-month sports ban while the Gulf State amends a controversial law. World sports bodies led by the IOC and football governing body FIFA suspended Kuwait in October 2015 for …

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