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The organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced its final stadium plan for football matches, with all venues for the multi-sport showpiece having now been approved.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has warned Tokyo 2020 that organisers of the summer Olympic Games should be prepared for intensified scrutiny of their preparations following concerns levelled by International Federations (IFs) last week.

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Korean consumer electronics company Samsung has strongly denied allegations from local broadcaster SBS that it abused its position as a ‘TOP’ partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to help secure the 2018 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games for Pyeongchang.

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The International Boxing Association (Aiba) has announced a new partnership to outsource the management of its anti-doping program as part of continued efforts to assure the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over its governance.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has moved to reinstate the membership of the Russian Olympic Committee, with ROC president Alexander Zhukov thanking the country’s athletes and fans for not committing acts that could have resulted in further sanctions.

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The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has today (Thursday) said it has paid in full a demand for $15m (€12.1m) made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as speculation mounts that the country’s athletes may be able to march behind the Russian flag at the closing ceremony for the ongoing winter Olympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympics will be the first Games to provide an official report on legacy.

Grigory Rodchenkov, the key whistleblower behind the uncovering of Russia’s state-sponsored doping scheme, has labelled the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) overturning of bans handed out to Russian athletes as “unacceptable” and has also criticised the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) handling of the process.

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The World Boxing Council (WBC) has launched a campaign to maintain the sport’s place in the Olympic Games amid growing concern over escalating tensions between the International Boxing Association (Aiba) and International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has unveiled a new scheme which aims to slash over $1.5bn (€1.23bn) from the cost of staging summer and winter Olympic Games through an “ambitious” set of 118 reforms.

Thirty-two Russian athletes filed appeals earlier today (Tuesday) to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in a last-ditch attempt to salvage their place at the winter Olympic Games, which start this Friday in Pyeongchang.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has admitted the process to establish a Russian team for the 2018 winter Olympic Games has been a balancing act, adding that those athletes excluded have been left out following “serious indications” concerning their potential involvement in the country's doping scandal.

The IOC and the German Olympic Sports Confederation have been forced to relax the implementation of Rule 40 governing athlete endorsements in Germany after the country’s federal cartel office took action against them. Ben Cronin looks at the gradual erosion of the rule and the implications for the IOC’s TOP sponsorship programme

Adam Nelson looks into Pyeongchang 2018's commercial work, and finds that some of the concerns that dogged the Games late last year are easing.

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North Korea will compete at the 2018 winter Olympic Games in three sports, including a historic joint women’s ice hockey team with South Korea, following an agreement reached with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).