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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to introduce women’s wrestling at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens but it told boxing to axe one of its weight divisions.

The International Olympic Committee will give Games security top priority when its executive board meets in Lausanne tomorrow.

IMG has signed a three-year marketing deal with the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) worth $10m (B

The Athens 2004 Olympic organising committee (ATHOC) has signed a deal with Athens International Airport as it ramps up plans for the Games.

Fans of English Premier League soccer clubs Manchester United and Leeds United are to receive compensation for travelling abroad to watch their team after Uefa cancelled all European cup games scheduled for last night and tonight.

UK Athletics has signed a five-year, £20m ($29.3m/B

Leading Greek soccer club Olympiakos is planning to build a new stadium following the break down of talks with the club’s current stadium owners, the Greek Olympic Committee (GOC).

Beijing's victory came seven years after it lost to Sydney by two votes in the election for the 2000 Olympics.

The following profiles show the strengths and weaknesses of the five candidates seeking to take over from Juan Antonio Samaranch when he retires after 21 years in charge of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in July.

A quick look at Jacques Rogge, new IOC president:

Preparations for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games are in full swing after the initial delays that worried the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Games broadcasting supremo Manolo Romero said on Thursday.

British Eurosport has secured the live rights to the England versus Greece UEFA Under-21 European Championship qualifier.

Hundreds of football hooligans have been banned from leaving Britain for tomorrow's World Cup qualifying clash against Greece, the Home Office said.

Brazilian swimming is to demand money from the government to prepare for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

Alternative Investment Market (AIM)-listed sports player management and marketing agency Proactive Sports Group has reported a total of 36 player transfer deals in its football division since being admitted to AIM in May this year.

The organisers of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games have given the Greek national Olympic body, the Hellenic Olympic Committee $3million (B

Greece and Cyprus have agreed to send two satellites into space to advance telecommunications in the region and assist in transmission of the 2004 Athens Olympics.