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Olympic Club in San Francisco to host 2032 Ryder Cup: report

Olympic Club in San Francisco to host 2032 Ryder Cup: report

03 Nov 2017 | 10:48 AM

Undated, Nov 3 (Reuters) The Olympic Club in San Francisco will host the 2032 Ryder Cup and the 2028 PGA Championship, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Thursday.

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Plan set to turn Britain from snow hopers to medal winners

Plan set to turn Britain from snow hopers to medal winners

01 Nov 2017 | 7:06 PM

LONDON, Nov 1 (Reuters) Turning Britain into a top-five Olympic nation in skiing and snowboarding might appear about as realistic as climbing the Eiger in a pair of plimsolls, but that is the target Dan Hunt has set himself.

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South Korea welcomes Olympic flame ahead of 2018 Games

South Korea welcomes Olympic flame ahead of 2018 Games

01 Nov 2017 | 9:06 AM

By Peter Rutherford INCHEON, South Korea, Nov 1 (Reuters) The Olympic flame arrived in South Korea on Wednesday to begin its journey towards the 2018 Pyeongchang Games, with organisers confident it will spark a new era for winter sports in Asia.

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Olympics-All venues completed for Pyeongchang 2018 - Games chief

Olympics-All venues completed for Pyeongchang 2018 - Games chief

23 Oct 2017 | 6:05 PM

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece, Oct 23 (Reuters) Organisers of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have completed construction of all competition and non-competition venues, Games chief Lee Hee-beom said on Monday ahead of the start of the Olympic torch relay.

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IOC 'disappointed' by Innsbruck snub, still hopes for good bids

IOC 'disappointed' by Innsbruck snub, still hopes for good bids

17 Oct 2017 | 4:57 PM

Undated, Oct 17 (REUTERS) The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday said it was disappointed by the referendum defeat of Innsbruck's plan to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics, with some in the movement saying another dual Games award could be on the cards.

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Sports Ministry announces monthly stipend of Rs 50000 to TOP athletes

Sports Ministry announces monthly stipend of Rs 50000 to TOP athletes

12 Oct 2017 | 6:10 PM

New Delhi, Sept 15 (UNI) The Government today accepted the Olympic Task Force's recommendation of providing a stipend of Rs 50,000 per month to the elite athletes preparing for Tokyo Olympic, Asian Games or Common Wealth Games to meet pocket expenses.

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Brazil Olympic committee to meet on Wednesday after IOC ruling

Brazil Olympic committee to meet on Wednesday after IOC ruling

07 Oct 2017 | 10:46 AM

SAO PAULO, Oct 7 (REUTERS) The Brazilian national Olympic committee will meet on Wednesday to discuss its suspension by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following the arrest of Carlos Nuzman, head of the Brazilian committee, in connection with a corruption scandal.

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Australian shooter Diamond targets Tokyo after convictions overturned

Australian shooter Diamond targets Tokyo after convictions overturned

05 Oct 2017 | 10:34 AM

SYDNEY, Oct 5 (REUTERS) Twice Olympic shooting champion Australian Michael Diamond is aiming to compete at Tokyo in 2020 after having criminal convictions that prevented him from holding a firearms licence overturned on Thursday.

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