Richard McLaren’s report into Russian doping published in December was careful to always use the phrase "scratches and marks" when referring to the tampering of urine samples at the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi.
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It was extremely telling that a media round table with organisers of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games was held during the four hour long “half-time” update on the progress of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Agenda 2020 reforms.
Liam Morgan: Bach deserves criticism for failing to watch documentary detailing sport’s biggest scandal
Before travelling here to cover the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session, I made sure I sat down and watched Icarus, the explosive documentary on the Russian doping scandal.
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The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) official rubber-stamp thudded very...officially...at its 131st Session in Lima yesterday evening to confirm that Paris will indeed host the 2024 Games and the 2028 Games will go to Los Angeles.
It is four years since a relieved Germanic "Ouffff!" confirmed that Thomas Bach had been elected International Olympic Committee (IOC) President.
They used to call the heavyweight championship of the world the richest prize in sport. Then along came Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Nick Butler: Bach may have claimed to lead reform at IOC but corruption scandals leave public unconvinced
South American geography aside, there appears little in common between the two International Olympic Committee Sessions taking place four years apart in Buenos Aires and Lima.
There is something equally frustrating and amusing that any time a British athlete achieves a great sporting feat that the words “BBC Sports Personality of the Year” is mentioned. For the second time this year, Chris Froome is the central topic of this discussion.
When the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed the inclusion of a mixed team judo event at Tokyo 2020, the sport's leader Marius Vizer reacted by claiming its addition to the programme was a "dream come true".
The 2024 host city vote was to have been the crowning moment of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Lima. Now that it has been agreed that Paris and Los Angeles will stage the next two Games, the Peruvians may well feel that someone has stolen their thunder.
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I have already grown quite fond of the new Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) logo.
When Britain's athletics team returned a medal haul of just half a dozen from last month's World Championships in London, there was a perceptible sigh of relief from funding body UK Sport.
Nick Butler: Pyeongchang 2018 could still be a surprising success despite North Korea and other challenges
It is fair to say that Rio de Janeiro and Pyeongchang are not places that have too much in common.