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Olympic committee president Thomas Bach says term limits at the IOC 'are necessary'

Oct. 16, 2023 11:38 AM EDT

One day after some Olympic officials urged him to scrap term limits and stay for four more years, IOC president Thomas Bach said Monday they “are necessary.” The German lawyer also took a public swipe at potential successor Sebastian Coe because some colleagues think he is campaigning too...

Italy puts scandal-ridden week behind it to beat Malta 4-0 in Euro 2024 qualifying

Oct. 14, 2023 18:13 PM EDT

Italy put a scandal-ridden week behind it to beat Malta 4-0 in their European Championship qualifier on Saturday. Giacomo Bonaventura set Italy on its way with his first goal for the Azzurri and Domenico Berardi ended his goal drought in style with a goal in each half. Substitute...

JOC, Sapporo announce decision to abandon bid for 2030 winter games, seek possible bid from 2034 on

Oct. 11, 2023 07:44 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Officials from Sapporo and the Japanese Olympic Committee on Wednesday announced a decision to withdraw the northern Japanese city as a candidate to host the 2030 Winter Olympics, with the effort soiled by massive corruption and bid-rigging tied to the one-year delayed Tokyo Games. ...