IPSF President Katie Coates said the move would help the sport develop
53.35 percent of Tyrol residents opposed the bid
The flame was housed in a sports training facility in Kagoshima
The Pyeongchang Winter Games will be held from February 9-25
With tensions on the Korean peninsula rising, France publicly raised the possibility of skipping the Pyeongchang Olympics on security grounds
OCA's invite to the Games in China's Hangzhou is for selected sports only
He addressed the 36th OCA General Assembly in Ashgabat
Both the confederations are competing together at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat
The IOC disciplinary commission will summon the athletes to appear in early October
Russian track and field athletes were barred from the Rio Olympics last year and from the athletics World Championships in London last month.
Paris to host Olympics 100 years after its last Games
The traditional frenzy of last-minute lobbying, politicking will be absent
The QOC's elite programme will include five federations and players who can win medals
The deal was described by IOC President Thomas Bach as a "win-win-win" agreement for both cities and the Olympic movement.
Paris had remained insistent on hosting in 2024, on the 100th anniversary of the city's 1924 Olympics.