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Though Bach didn't mention the specific organizations by name, the issue connects to the ongoing struggle between FINA and the ISL in swimming.

nternational Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has called on national Olympic committees (NOCs) to defend what he called the “European sport model” from commercial bodies. Though Bach didn’t mention the specific organizations by name, the issue connects to the ongoing struggle between FINA and the ISL in swimming.

Read more: IOC PRES CALLS ON NOCS TO DEFEND SPORTS FROM ‘COMMERCIAL BODIES’

(Photo: Tim Bradbury, Getty Images) Simone Biles competes during the U.S. Gymnastics Championships 2018 at TD Garden on Aug. 19 in Boston.

The worst scandal in U.S. Olympic history, and the worst sex abuse scandal in sports history, was met with a long-awaited and entirely fitting response by the U.S. Olympic Committee Monday night.

Read more: US gymnasts 'deserve better,' USOC CEO Sarah Hirshland says. And she's right

The Organising Committee of the 2019 Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games in San Diego have signed a media rights agreement with NBC Olympics, they have announced.

Read more: NBC Olympics sign deal to broadcast inaugural ANOC World Beach Games

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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has dismissed criticisms of the organisation’s reforms from Chris Dempsey due to the No Boston Olympics co-chairman having had “no experience of organising the Olympic Games”.

Read more: Bach hails Olympism in Action Forum as opportunity to listen to different views but dismisses...

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“CHANGE LIES IN ALL OF US.” THAT’S HOW EVELYN WATTA, VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL SPORTS PRESS ASSOCIATION, SUMMED UP THE CONVERSATION AT THE OLYMPISM IN ACTION FORUM “WOMEN IN SPORT” SESSION ON HOW SPORT CAN BE A CATALYST FOR EMPOWERING WOMEN AND GIRLS.

Read more: WOMEN IN SPORT: WHERE ARE WE WITH GENDER EQUALITY TODAY?

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