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John Youk looks up from a camouflage grill beneath a tent at Kentucky Speedway and eyes a Sprint Tower in the distance. He scans the numbers for Stewart-Haas drivers. “Patrick’s third fastest,” he says, nodding. “Stewart’s quick, sixth. We’ve got hot cars. Oh y...

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USOC expands 100-day countdown for Sochi

The U.S. Olympic Committee has doubled the number of sponsors that will participate in its third pre-Olympic, 100-day-out celebration. Twelve sponsors will activate during the event, which will take place Oct. 29 in Times Square. The USOC charged sponsors to be part of the program, but financial ...

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09/23/13
Paralympics to get live coverage from Sochi

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09/16/13
Also at the 125th IOC Session

Probst named to IOC U.S. Olympic Committee Chairman Larry Probst became the fourth U.S. representative to the IOC last week, following a 71-20 vote by IOC members. The election came four years after Probst attended his first IOC session in Copenhagen, Denmark, and watched the IOC eliminate ...

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09/16/13
Quotes from the IOC session

For the pr esident IOC members offered the ir thoughts on the biggest issues facing new Pres ident Thomas Bac h ■ Prince Albert II, Monaco: Although the numbers coming out of London in terms of TV viewers were great, we always have to find ways of making not only the ...

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09/16/13
Is time right for U.S. Olympic bid?

The moment Tokyo was selected to host the 2020 Olympics, International Olympic Committee members and bid consultants began looking ahead to the campaign for the 2024 Summer Games and, in particular, whether the United States would mount a bid. Many, including influential Kuwaiti IOC member Sheikh ...

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09/16/13
Tokyo best option for 2020 Games

The competition to host the 2020 Olympics wasn’t a beauty contest. It was a contest to see what city concealed its blemishes best. And Tokyo won that battle with ease. After all, what’s a minor nuclear leak compared to an economy tha ...

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09/16/13
IOC hands Bach power, challenges

An hour after his election as president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach was fielding media questions about Russia’s anti-gay laws and Brazil’s construction delays in Rio when Sochi 2014 CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko tapped his shoulder. “President Putin,” Che ...

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09/02/13
Going Global: Driving forces of the sports world

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Will IOC play it safe for 2020?

Four years ago, the International Olympic Committee met in Copenhagen, Denmark, and awarded Rio de Janeiro the 2016 Olympics. The pick was a continuation of the IOC’s push to take the Olympics to new territories and engage emerging economies. In recent years, it has selected China for 2008, ...

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09/02/13
Making their cases for return to Games

Wrestling, softball/baseball and squash are jockeying to be the lone sport added to the program for the 2020 Summer Olympics, a vote with varying degrees of urgency in terms of the future for each sport. The selection will be made Sunday by members of the International Olympic Committee. A spot i ...

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