‘This is a spineless attempt to appear as the nice guy to both sides’ ‘Athletes are not more vocal about this, especially those with a powerful voice in Olympic sport’ IMAGE. Great Britain's Greg Rutherford in action during the long jump. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford has branded the International Olympic Committee's decision not to impose a blanket ban on Russia at next month's Rio Games as "spineless" and expressed ... Rediff.com, 5 days ago
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IMAGE: India’s Devendro Singh, left, throws a jab at his opponent during the South Asian Games in Shillong. Photograph: PTI "Disappointed" with India for not holding elections to form a new boxing federation despite specific deadlines, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has set September 25 as the "final" cut-off for the country to have a new body. Responding to a questionnaire on the deadlock that has hampered the sport's growth in India for the last four years, AIBA's Senior ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
Following the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision on Sunday not to issue a blanket ban on Russian athletes despite evidence of systematic doping across the majority of Olympic sports, global sporting federations have been left to decide which Russians can compete at next month's Rio Games. The IOC said any Russian athletes with a previous doping suspension will be ineligible to compete at the Olympics. Here is the current state of play among the 28 Olympic sports IMAGE: ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago Russia cries foul, rest of world welcomes IAAF's ban Rediff.com, 1 month ago Australia hails quick fix of problems in athletes' village Rediff.com, 4 days ago Russia's appeal against Rio Olympics athletics ban rejected Rediff.com, 1 week ago
‘The only thing they cared about, even the person from the ethics department, is protecting the IOC as an organisation’ IMAGE: Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova competes. Photograph: Michael Kooren/Reuters A Russian whistleblower who helped uncover the biggest doping scandal in decades has told Reuters that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is more concerned about protecting the organisation than ridding world sport of drugs cheats. Russian whistleblower out of Rio ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
‘The McLaren Report exposed, beyond a reasonable doubt, a state-run doping program in Russia that seriously undermines the principles of clean sport embodied within the World Anti-Doping Code’ IMAGE. Participants talk before the start of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Symposium for Anti-Doping Organizations in Lausanne (Image used for representational purposes). Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters. The International Olympic Committee's decision to reject ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago
‘I call upon the leadership of the IOC to follow up on the recommendations and enact it, and not exploit technicalities’ IMAGE: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach waves the Olympic flag. Photograph: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images . Thomas Bach's response to a report that found Russia concealed hundreds of positive doping tests ahead of the Sochi Winter Games will determine his legacy as International Olympic Committee president, athletes leaders said on Monday.Rediff.com, 1 week ago
‘The surprise result of the Sochi investigation was the revelation of the extent of State oversight and directed control of the Moscow Laboratory in processing and covering up urine samples of Russian athletes from virtually all sports before and after the Sochi Games’ IMAGE: Russian track and field athletes have appealed against their ban to the Court of Arbitration for Sport . Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images. With the Rio Olympics less than three weeks away, the IOC ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
‘First time we're back in the Olympics since 1904 and we don't show up’ IMAGE: Golfer McIlroy withdraws from Rio Olympics over Zika virus fears. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) may reconsider golf's place on the programme due to the growing number of big-name withdrawals from the Rio Games, former Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie has said. World number one Jason Day, four-time major winner Rory McIlroy, Fiji's Vijay Singh, and ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
‘It will enhance the profile of the sport and create additional exposure and experiences for female cricketers’ IMAGE: Katherine Brunt of England celebrates taking the wicket of Bismah Maroof of Pakistan (Picture for representational purpose only). Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images. The International Cricket Council (ICC) will apply for the inclusion of women's cricket at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban, South Africa, the governing body has said. Cricket ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
‘Stepanova is now eligible to compete in international competitions as an independent neutral athlete’ IMAGE: (Picture for representational purpose) The multi coloured hair of Maria Stepanova of Russia. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images. Russian doping whistleblower Yulia Stepanova's application to compete as an individual athlete has been accepted, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Friday. The former drugs cheat's revelations helped ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago 'Drug cheats will compete in Rio Olympics' Rediff.com, 3 days ago
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