Beijing and Lausanne win out; EME News
Beijing and Lausanne
KUALA LUMPUR (MAS): Beijing has been awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics after beating Kazakhstan rival Almaty, albeit by a much narrower margin than many expected. Writes insidethegames. The Chinese capital won by just 44 votes to 40. It is duly set to become the first city to host both the Summer and Winter Games. Lausanne will host the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games after overcoming Romanian rival Brașov in a two-horse race. The Swiss city, home to the IOC headquarters since 1915 and considered the "Olympic Capital", duly becomes the third host of the event following an inaugural event in Innsbruck in 2012 and next year's edition scheduled for Lillehammer in Norway. They won by a huge margin of 71 votes to 10.
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BIRMINGHAM (GBR): The investigation into Mo Farah and his coach Alberto Salazar has found no evidence of any wrong doing by either party, report AP. British Athletics released a statement, saying that they had no “reason to question the appropriateness of the input given by the Oregon Project to Mo Farah's training regime.” The investigation was launched after allegations were made about his coach Alberto Salazar. No allegations have been made against the British athlete.
Track and Field Stars set to compete in Atlanta at the American Track League meet to be held at Emory University on August 1st.
The 3rd annual American Track League meet is set to be the best edition yet with multiple global stars making their final tune-ups prior to heading to Beijing China for the IAAF World Championships later in August.Add a comment
RUN AWAY TO BARBADOS FOR MARATHON WEEKEND
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados. July 28, 2015 -- Registration is off and running for the 2015 Run Barbados Marathon Weekend, which will again bring spectacle and entertainment to the streets of Barbados, from Dec. 4 - 6, 2015.Add a comment