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2 years 2 months ago

Head of Libyan Olympic Committee kidnapped

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Gunmen in the Libyan capital have abducted the head of the country's Olympic committee. Salah al-Alam says assailants snatched his brother, Libyan Olympic Committee chief Ahmed Nabil al-Taher al-Alam on Sunday near the organization's offices in central Tripoli. He says there has been no contact with...

4 years 3 days ago

USOC won't create central list of banned coaches

The U.S. Olympic Committee will "encourage" but not require sports' national governing bodies to adopt standardized policies to prevent abuse. CEO Scott Blackmun said Tuesday that the USOC would not set up a centralized database of banned coaches to prevent violators from jumping from sport to sport, because smaller...

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