IOC urged not to pay sports to attend

Updated: February 5, 2014, 12:03 PM ET
Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- The IOC has been urged not to pay sports to attend the Olympics during talks on its relations with North American professional leagues.

The NHL has yet to commit to the Olympics beyond Sochi. Major League Baseball has had issues with the Olympics over releasing top players midseason. The NBA has sent elite players in its offseason since the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.

The subject was addressed Wednesday when 100-plus International Olympic Committee members considered ...

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