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Taekwondo Confirmed on Sports Program of 2024 Olympic Games


International - The IOC Session has confirmed that taekwondo is on the core sports programme of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. The IOC Session, which took place in Lima, confirmed taekwondo’s place following the selection of Paris as the host city for the 2024 Games and on the proposal of the IOC Executive Board.


Thomas Bach: “We want to keep the dopers away from the Olympic Games in Rio2016”

Switzerland - Last week the IOC announced that up to 31 athletes could be banned from competing at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 after the reanalysis of 454 samples from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008. In the meantime, one more sample from Beijing 2008 has shown abnormal parameters, which the IOC, with the respective International Federation (IF), will also follow up.