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Olympic movement in uproar after accusations are hurled at IOC
Olympic movement in uproar after accusations are hurled at IOC

Bitter comments and angry reactions sent shock waves through the Olympic movement on Monday. The discord erupted at a convention for the international federations that govern each sport worldwide. Marius Vizer, chief of the umbrella SportAccord organization, accused the International Olympic Committee of perpetuating a system that is "expired, outdated, wrong, unfair and not at all transparent.'' The IOC could be "headed for destruction" if it does not change, he said. Vizer, who also heads the international judo federation, made his opening remarks with IOC President Thomas Bach in attendance at the meeting in Sochi, Russia. Within hours, the...

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