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Karolos Grohmann

IOC confident of safe Tokyo Games, too early for deadlines: Bach

Sep 09 2020

The International Olympic Committee has confidence in its preparations and in Japanese government support for next year's Tokyo Olympics, but said all scenarios would be discussed in the coming weeks amid the ongoing pandemic.

Rising Games costs are a result of IOC's reform delay - study

Sep 08 2020

ATHENS The Olympic Games' cost overruns in recent decades are a result of the International Olympic Committee's delay in undertaking deep reforms, and it is now paying the price, said the lead author of new Oxford University research.

Thiem under pressure to deliver at U.S. Open as rocky year continues

Aug 27 2020

Only a few months ago Austrian world number three Dominic Thiem was among the firm favourites to win the U.S. Open title but less than a week before the start of the Grand Slam in New York the 26-year-old is facing an uphill struggle.

Flick comes up trumps in first season as Bayern secure league crown

Jun 16 2020

When Bayern Munich's bosses named Hansi Flick as interim coach to replace the sacked Niko Kovac in November, no-one believed he was heading for a record-breaking season and a shot at the treble.

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Flick comes up trumps in first season as Bayern secure league crown

Jun 16 2020

June 16 When Bayern Munich's bosses named Hansi Flick as interim coach to replace the sacked Niko Kovac in November, no-one believed he was heading for a record-breaking season and a shot at the treble.

Soccer-Flick comes up trumps in first season as Bayern secure league crown

Jun 16 2020

June 16 When Bayern Munich's bosses named Hansi Flick as interim coach to replace the sacked Niko Kovac in November, no-one believed he was heading for a record-breaking season and a shot at the treble.

Premier League hosts beware -- German data shows end of home advantage

Jun 16 2020

Clubs who demanded the right to play games at home when the English Premier League restarts may live to regret that stance after data from the Bundesliga shows how home advantage in Germany has been wiped out by empty stadiums.

Soccer-Premier League hosts beware -- German data shows end of home advantage

Jun 15 2020

June 15 Clubs who demanded the right to play games at home when the English Premier League restarts may live to regret that stance after data from the Bundesliga shows how home advantage in Germany has been wiped out by empty stadiums.

Weightlifting could lose spot in Olympics says IOC's Bach

Jun 10 2020

ATHENS Weightlifting could lose its place in future Olympic Games if ongoing investigations into the sports' international federation (IWF) reveal more corruption, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.

IOC wants athletes' dialogue as protest calls grow louder

Jun 10 2020

ATHENS Athletes will discuss and decide on how best to support the core Olympic values "in a dignified way", the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday, as calls to change rules restricting protests at Games grow louder.

World News

Saudi King Salman assails Iran in United Nations debut

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz took aim at Iran during his debut on Wednesday at the annual United Nations meeting of world leaders, calling for a united front to contain Riyadh's rival and stop it from getting weapons of mass destruction.