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Russian authorities backtrack and allow protesters at Sochi Olympics

Protesters will be allowed to express their views at the Sochi Winter Olympics after Games organisers agreed to allow an area for them following talks with the International Olympic Committee, IOC President Thomas Bach announced on Tuesday. In August, Russian President Vladimir Putin, who played a major role in Sochi…

IOC members gear up to elect new president

Six men will wake up on Tuesday with hopes of ending the day as the most powerful man in sport by being elected International Olympic Committee (IOC) President and succeeding Jacques Rogge. Their fate lies in the hands of fellow IOC members when they vote later on Tuesday in Buenos…