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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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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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IOC threatens legal action against Kuwait – Letter warns of illegal acts

LAUSANNE, Nov 3, (AFP): The International Olympic Committee has threatened legal action against a government-appointed Olympic committee in Kuwait that has been suspended by many international federations. The IOC also said in a letter, obtained by AFP, that it could seek damages over the Kuwait committee’s unauthorised use of the …

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‘Kuwait to sue IOC for $1 billion’ – Rio unlikely

KUWAIT CITY, June 23, (Agencies): Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah said the State of Kuwait is taking the International Olympic Committee to the Swiss courts for damages amounting to one billion as US dollars a result of the IOC unjustifiable decision …

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KUWAIT LEGISLATORS AMEND CONTROVERSIAL SPORTS LAW – ‘Unlikely to score FIFA, IOC goals’

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: Kuwaiti lawmakers have approved sweeping changes to the country’s sports laws likely to prolong bans imposed by international football and the Olympics. World football’s governing body FIFA and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) suspended Kuwait in October over laws that allow government interference in sports. Several …

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Sheikh Salman presents sports revamp strategy to the Cabinet

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 8, (KUNA): Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah on Monday presented a report to the Cabinet on the strategy of the Public Authority for Sports (PAY) to develop Kuwaiti sports. Following the Cabinet’s customary weekly meeting, held …

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Beirut stands by Kuwait in face of int’l sports ban

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7, (KUNA): Lebanon stands alongside the State of Kuwait in face of the international ban on the national sports and will urge the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to rescind the suspension, announced a visiting Lebanese offi cial on Sunday. “Lebanon’s stand will be on Kuwait’s side and …

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