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Paralympics: IPC opens suspension proceedings against NPC Russia

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Suspension proceedings against the National Paralympic Committee of Russia (NPC Russia) have been opened by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) following the recent publication of the Richard McLaren's "Independent Person Report" on ...read more
 
Jul 22
2016

Olympics: Athletics legend Donovan Bailey named to preside SPORTEL Awards jury

LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Canadian superstar sprinter Donovan Bailey has accepted to be the president of the prestigious 2016 SPORTEL Awards Jury during SPORTELMonaco taking place in Monaco from 24 to 27 October 2016 at the Grimaldi ...read more
 
Jul 22
2016

Olympics: Mikhail Gorbachev makes plea to the IOC not to ban Russian athletes from Rio 2016

LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Former Russian General Secretary of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev has written a plea letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach "to resist calls to ban Russia from the ...read more
 
Jul 22
2016

Doping: IOC reveals 23 medallists of 45 positive athletes in new Beijing and London retests

LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that the second wave of samples from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 uncovers 45 positive athletes of which 23 are medallists. All the athletes that ...read more
 
Jul 22
2016
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BACKGROUND INFORMATION TO THE DECISION OF THE IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF RUSSIAN ATHLETES IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES RIO 2016

Posted Sunday July 24th 2016.   By: International Olympic Committee

Why is there no "neutral athlete" at the Olympic Games? The Olympic Charter does not foresee such "neutral athletes". The Olympic Summit reaffirmed the Rules of the Olympic Charter on 21 June 2016 that entry into the Olympic Games is ... read more

DECISION OF THE IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF RUSSIAN ATHLETES IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES RIO 2016

Posted Sunday July 24th 2016.   By: International Olympic Committee

I. The IOC Executive Board (EB) has today further studied the question of the participation of Russian athletes in the Olympic Games Rio 2016. In its deliberations, the IOC EB was guided by a fundamental rule of the Olympic Charter ... read more

DONOVAN BAILEY, Track & Field Legend will be the SPORTEL AWARDS President of the Jury

Posted Friday July 22nd 2016.   By: Virginie Zeghdar

SPORTELMonaco, the most influential business convention for the sports content and media industry, will be held in Monaco from 24 to 27 October 2016 at the Grimaldi Forum. During this Convention, on Tuesday 25 October, the prestigious Ceremony of the ... read more

STATEMENT OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE ON THE WADA INDEPENDENT PERSON REPORT

Posted Tuesday July 19th 2016.   By: International Olympic Committee

THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) RECEIVED YESTERDAY THE WORLD ANTI-DOPING AGENCY'S "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 ... read more

IKA: KiteFoil GoldCup Italy Final Wrap-Up

Posted Tuesday July 19th 2016.   By: Markus Schwendtner

Hang Loose Beach, Gizzeria--The world's fastest kitefoilers performed a thrilling display of tight racing as they battled each other and the conditions that spanned the full gamut of possibilities for a Mediterranean summer during four scintillating days of competition. But ... read more

Line-up announced: 2016 Hyundai Archery World Cup Final

Posted Thursday June 23rd 2016.   By: World Archery Communication

Eight athletes in each of the four Hyundai Archery World Cup competition divisions - recurve men, recurve women, compound men and compound women - compete for annual circuit crowns at the season finale each year. The top seven athletes in ... read more

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