Tolentino: IOC will allow PH in qualifiers even if suspended

Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino —INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham “Bambol’’ Tolentino assured the national sports associations (NSAs) that their athletes can still book spots in the coming Paris Olympics even with the threat of suspension hanging over the country. “I’ve discussed this with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The IOC will still allow…

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IOC waives residency, giving Kayla Sanchez green light to chase Paris medal

Kayla Sanchez can now train her sights on Paris. —AFP The wait is over for Kayla Sanchez. And for Philippine sports. The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) announced that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has waived the three-year residency on Sanchez’s nationality switch, paving the way for the former Canadian standout to take aim at the…

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Cricket, flag football get IOC approval for 2028 Los Angeles Olympics

India’s Kuldeep Yadav celebrates the wicket of Pakistan’s Saud Shakeel during the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Ahmedabad, India, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) MUMBAI, India — Cricket is an Olympic sport again. Flag football gets in for the first time. Five sports were finally added to…

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IBA says has met reform criteria, accuses IOC of intransigence – rezal404

International Boxing Association(IBA) president Umar Kremlev speaks during the opening ceremony of Women’s World Boxing Championships at Indira Gandhi Indoor stadium in New Delhi, India, March 15, 2023. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/File Photo PARIS – With boxing teetering on the brink of Olympic elimination, the International Boxing Association (IBA) told the International Olympic Committee it had met…

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