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A labratory technician works at the Doping Control Laboratory of the Biochemical Institute at the University for Sports on August 19, 2008 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Patrik Stollarz/Bongarts/Getty Images)

About 500 doping samples from the Beijing Olympics will be retested next month for CERA and other illegal substances, the IOC said on Tuesday.

Seven sports bid for 2016

15 November 2008
Tiger Woods celebrates with the trophy after winning on the first sudden death playoff hole during the 108th U.S. Open at the Torrey Pines Golf Course (South Course) on June 16, 2008 in San Diego, California.

Seven sports fighting over two spots for inclusion in the 2016 Summer Olympics presented their cases to the International Olympic Committee in Switzerland.The leaders of baseball, softball, golf, karate, roller sports, rugby and squash met the 16-member program commission, which will deliver an

Rogge to seek second term

26 October 2008
Jacques Rogge, President of the International Olympic Committee speaks during the Closing Ceremony for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the National Stadium on August 24, 2008 in Beijing, China.

Jacques Rogge has confirmed the worst-kept secret in the Olympic world - he's running for another term as president of the International Olympic Committee.

A labratory technician works at the Doping Control Laboratory of the Biochemical Institute at the University for Sports on August 19, 2008 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Patrik Stollarz/Bongarts/Getty Images)

DOPING: Any athletes who thought they got away with doping at the Beijing Olympics shouldn't rest easy. The drug police are coming back.

Marjorie Jackson Nelson during at medal ceremony at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki.

Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President Mr John Coates is delighted to announce that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has bestowed the Olympic Order upon Marjorie Jackson Nelson.

The IOC ratified a new rule to keep convicted doping cheats out of future Olympic Games.

IOC President Jacques Rogge in Guatemala for the IOC Session in July 2007.

The International Olympic Committee set up a clash of continents for the right to host the 2016 Games today, with Chicago, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro and Madrid advancing to the next round of the selection process.

IOC President Jacques Rogge in Guatemala for the IOC Session in July 2007.

On 4 June 2008, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board will select the Candidate Cities for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad to be held in 2016.

IOC President Jacques Rogge in Guatemala for the IOC Session in July 2007.

Singapore will host the inaugural Youth Olympics in 2010, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today. It won the right to stage the games in a straight contest up against Moscow. It will be the first time that the Asian city-state has hosted a multi-disciplinary sporting event of such a magnitude.

Matthew Mitcham winning platform gold at the 2005 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has unveiled the names of the cities from which a final winner to host the 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2010 will be voted on by the IOC membership.Moscow and Singapore were chosen through a postal vote by the Executive Board last week, and will now be submitted