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This story first appeared in the blog, The Sport Intern. The editor is Karl-Heinz Huba of Lorsch, Germany. He can be reached at The article is reprinted here with permission of Huba.

Sport Integrity Global Alliance ‘Ready and Willing’ to Work with IOC for Better Future

Over the past 40 years, I have held a number of high-level positions in diplomacy, government, integrity and sport, including working as a judge...

Ridley Takes Over as Chairman of August National, Masters

”To become Chairman of Augusta National and the Masters is beyond humbling,” said Fred Ridley, a 65-year-old business lawyer succeeds Atlanta 1996 Olympic boss...

IOC Sets New Candidature Approach for 2026 Winter Olympics

The IOC has announced a new approach to the Candidature Process for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games, based on increased flexibility and an in-depth...

Goodell Says NFL ‘Not Looking to Get Into Politics’

“We are not looking to get into politics,” said NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as the National Football League rejected President Donald Trump’s calls to...

Chargers Lineman Urges NFL Players to have Unified Protest Plan

Posting a 900-word letter on The Players’ Tribune, Russell Okung, a Los Angeles Chargers lineman, is urging the National Football League’s 1,700 players to...

London Mayor Claims Economic Boom Since 2012 Olympics

Around 110,000 new jobs have been created since the 2012 Olympics within the six London districts that hosted events of the Games, according to...

Reedie: The Fight against Doping, Much More than a Battle for Elite Sport

The fight against doping in sport is a noble fight -- it’s about protecting the rights of individual athletes and teams to live out...

PGA Tour Unveils New Integrity Program

The US PGA Tour has unveiled a new integrity program, sublimating its long-held policy of forbidding players from gambling and expanding its reach. The new...

Pyeongchang 2018 Committee says Safety ‘Top Priority’

"Safety and security are the two most important aspects of preparations for The Games," the PyeongChang 2018 organizing committee is quoted as saying by...

Tackle Football before Age 12 Linked to Later Brain Problems

Athletes who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who...
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