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Iran protests ban on wrestler who threw bout at Under-23 World Championships to avoid Israeli opp...

Iran's wrestling federation has said it will protest a decision to ban one of its athletes and the national coach for deliberately throwing a match to avoid fighting an Israeli opponent. Alireza Ka...

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Olympics-Freestyle skiing-15-year-old Burmansson 'stoked' with final

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Swedish wunderkind Jennie-Lee Burmansson came up short in her bid to become the youngest freestyle skier to win a medal at a Winter Olympics but the 15-...

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Olympics: Czech snowboarder Ledecka stuns Alpine world with super-G gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Czech snowboarder Ester Ledecka produced one of the biggest shocks in the history of the Winter Olympics when she tore down Jeongseon slope in bib number 26 to ...

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Olympics-Alpine skiing-Czech snowboarder Ledecka stuns Alpine world with super-G gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Czech snowboarder Ester Ledecka produced one of the biggest shocks in the history of the Winter Olympics when she tore down Jeongseon slope in bib numbe...

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Olympics-Games organisers wanted to keep IOC member Pengilly in Korea

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Feb 17 (Reuters) - Pyeongchang winter Games organisers wanted to keep International Olympic Committee member Adam Pengilly in South Korea following an altercation with a se...

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Digital India: Flipkart-owned PhonePe ties up with Indian Oil to deploy PoS devices

Continuing its offline push, Flipkart-backed PhonePe has partnered with Indian Oil Corporation to deploy its own point-of-sales (PoS) payment terminals across all IOCL retail outlets nationally, th...

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) (French: Comité international olympique, CIO) is a Swiss non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre, Baron de Coubertin, on 23 June 1894 with Greek Demetrios Vikelas as its first president.