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IAAF Hall of Fame

Thursday March 8, 2012

The IAAF has created a Hall of Fame that includes Jesse Owens, Carl Lewis and Fanny Blankers-Koen among the first 12 inductees.

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Contador cops ban

Monday February 6, 2012

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Monday suspended Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador for two years for a doping offence he committed during the 2010 Tour de France, officials said.

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Six bid for 2020 Games

Friday September 2, 2011

Six cities have officially lodged bids to host the 2020 Olympic Games – Bakou, Doha, Istanbul, Madrid, Rome and Tokyo, according to the International Olympic Committee on Friday.

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Olympic sites protected

Wednesday August 17, 2011

British police revealed on Tuesday that they sent officers to protect the 2012 Olympics sites after intercepting phone and social network messages saying they were targets for rioters.

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Hiroshima pulls out

Tuesday June 14, 2011

Following the South African government’s decision not to support a bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, the Japanese city of Hiroshima has formally ended its flirtation with hosting the 2020 Games with Mayor Kazumi Matsui telling the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) the city could not afford to bid.

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Cricket for Olympics?

Wednesday June 8, 2011

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge would welcome a bid from cricket to become a sport at future games, it was reported in London on Tuesday.

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Marathon legend Waitz dies

Tuesday April 19, 2011

Grete Waitz, the splendid Norwegian runner who set a world mark in her first marathon, in New York City in 1978, died of cancer on Tuesday in Oslo. She was 57. Her death was confirmed by her husband, Jack.

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Phelps returns to roots

Friday April 8, 2011

The latest step on swim star Michael Phelps’ road to the London Olympics brings the US Olympic swimming star back to familiar territory for the Eric Namesnik Michigan Grand Prix.

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IOC on gender issue

Wednesday April 6, 2011

New rules are expected to come into effect by next year’s Olympics in London on female athletes who have excessive levels of male hormones.

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Contador cleared to ride

Wednesday February 16, 2011

Alberto Contador was set to line up in the Tour of the Algarve starting on Wednesday after the competitions committee of the Spanish cycling federation decided to overturn its decision to ban him for a year following his positive test for Clenbuterol.

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Road to LONDON 2012

100 full-colour pages packed with news and features for South Africa's Olympic community. Available at Exclusive books, CNA, sports retailers and Airport book stores at R29.95. To read the free online version by clicking on the cover below.
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