Tag: IOC

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

IOC confirms Paris, Los Angeles as hosts of 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday confirmed Paris as host of 2024 Olympics while Los Angeles will stage the 2028 edition. Thomas ...

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AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

Usain Bolt’s treble record suffers as IOC strips Jamaica of Beijing relay medal

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday stripped Jamaica of the 2008 Beijing Games 4×100m relay Gold. According to the IOC, ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 30, 2016

Chevron, others have a case to answer over $12.7bn undeclared crude

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today, September 30, 2016 struck out the preliminary objection filed by Chevron Nigeria ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 10, 2016

‘Kachikwu recommended me to Buhari’ – NNPC boss

The recently appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Maikanti Baru, on Friday, promised to find lasting ...

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January 17, 2013

Just In: Lance Armstrong stripped of Sydney Olympics medal

Lance Armstrong has been stripped of the Olympic bronze medal he won in Sydney in 2000, the International Olympic Committee ...

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August 15, 2012

Not-so-Sweet November: British immigration says Africa’s runaway athletes have just 3 months free pass

by Isi Esene It’s no longer news that several African athletes competing in the London 2012 Olympic Games have chosen ...

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August 7, 2012

#Missing: Seven Cameroonian athletes disappear at London 2012

by Isi Esene The mission head of the Cameroonian contingent to the London Olympic Games has confirmed the disappearance of ...

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July 12, 2012

Havelange collected bribes as FIFA president

by Isi Esene Swiss prosecutors have revealed that Joao Havelange, the former FIFA president had received at least 1.5m Swiss ...

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