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Bach promises help for Nepal after devastating earthquake

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, addresses journalists at a press conference in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 27, 2015. Bach has dismissed speculation that India was planning to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games but said that it was a possibility at a later point in time. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

NEW DELHI (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will do everything possible to help sports in Nepal recover from the devastating earthquake in the Himalayan kingdom.

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Bach promises help for Nepal after devastating earthquake

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, addresses journalists at a press conference in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 27, 2015. Bach has dismissed speculation that India was planning to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games but said that it was a possibility at a later point in time. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

NEW DELHI (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will do everything possible to help sports in Nepal recover from the devastating earthquake in the Himalayan kingdom.

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Bach: India not ready to bid for 2024 Olympics

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, addresses journalists at a press conference in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 27, 2015. Bach has dismissed speculation that India was planning to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games but said that it was a possibility at a later point in time. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is not ready to bid for the 2024 Olympics but could be a candidate to host the games in the future, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Monday.

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Former No 1 Lee Chong Wei given backdated, 8-month ban

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former top-ranked badminton player Lee Chong Wei has been given a backdated eight-month doping ban after testing positive in August at the world championships, allowing him to return to competition on Friday.

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World badminton federation imposes backdated 8-month doping ban on former No. 1 Lee Chong Wei

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — World badminton federation imposes backdated 8-month doping ban on former No. 1 Lee Chong Wei.

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