- The decision increases the possibility that the International Olympic Committee will now ban Russia from all sports in Rio, a grave blow to a nation that prides itself on its status as a sporting superpower. IMAGE: The Russian national flag, right, and the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Russia, February 23, 2014. Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters Sport's highest tribunal said on Thursday it had rejected Russia's appeal against the exclusion of its ... Rediff.com, 3 days ago
Russian Federation expects IOC decision on Olympic squad at 2016 Rio on Sunday - Equilibrio Informativo, 11 hours ago
IOC defers decision on Russia Olympics ban - Ghana Business News, 1 day ago
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The International Olympic Association (IOC) opened up the possibility of new sports being added to its lineuptwo years ago. Having dropped the 28-sport cap, both golf and rugby will be played this summer at Rio 2016, while a host of other sports, ...MSNBC Newsweek, 1 day ago
MOSCOW (Sputnik)— The executive board (EB) ofthe International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Tuesday it began disciplinary action againstRussians accused ofrunning a state doping operation. The statement comes aftera report, commissioned bythe ...Sputnik, 4 days ago WADA leading calls for Russian omission from 2016 Olympics Equilibrio Informativo, 4 days ago IOC Investigating Russian Government Officials Over Doping Equilibrio Informativo, 4 days ago Key points from IOC Executive Board meeting over Russian doping Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 4 days ago
Upcoming SlideShare Loading in … 5 1. Imagine… An interdisciplinary initiative that coalesces collaboration between the liberal arts, sciences, and business for future research and commercialization. An event that promotes experiential ...SlideShare.net, 1 day ago
Statement of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee on the WADA Independent Person Report
The findings of the report show a shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of sports and on the Olympic Games. Therefore, the IOC will not hesitate to take the toughest sanctions available against any individual or organisation implicated, ...Around The Rings, 4 days ago
The International Working Group (IWG) has introduced a programme dubbed mentorship and empowerment for young girls in sport. Speaking at a media briefing in Gaborone recently, the IWG secretary, Game Mothibi , said the initiative aims to equip the ...Sunday Standard Botswana, 5 days ago
London, June 12: England paceman James Anderson has received an International Cricket Council code of conduct reprimand for showing disrespect to umpire S Ravi during the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's, the global governing body said today (June 12).One India, 1 month ago
"Literally everything and anything is for free, 24/7, and therein lies the rub," the former Olympic gold medallist, who is now 41, said. "If you are not prepared for that, then you get a bit carried away," said Heyns, who was only 17 when she went ...Times Live South Africa, 8 hours ago
Russia could miss the Rio Paralympics after the International Paralympic Committee opened suspension proceedings over the "unimaginable scale of institutionalised doping in Russian sport". The controversy involved President Vladimir Putin's ...Equilibrio Informativo, 8 hours ago Russian Paralympic Committee head stunned by possibility of International Paralympic Committee membership suspension Interfax.com, 22 hours ago Russia may be banned from Rio Paralympics Spy News Agency, 1 day ago Russia could miss Rio Paralympics after IPC launch suspension proceedings Irish Independent, 1 day ago
SA's golf team manager/coach for the Rio Games next month has seen the country's three highest-ranked male golfers and top female player join the international exodus. "I think professional athletes across the world are being spoilt to the hilt, ...Times Live South Africa, 12 hours ago
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