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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 ISMG@aol.com. The article is reprinted here with permission of Huba.

FIFA’s legal effort to reclaim tens of millions of dollars

In an effort to reclaim tens of millions of dollars pocketed illegally by corrupt members and other football officials, FIFA has submitted documents to the US...

The IOC has taken another step to make the anti-doping system more independent

The IOC has taken another step to make the anti-doping system more independent as the Executive Board agreed to delegate the decisions on alleged anti-doping...

“The AOC has strict Child Protection policies in place”

“The AOC has strict Child Protection policies in place,” the Australian Olympic Committee stated following the announcement that some of Australia's most high-profile sporting clubs and...

“March Madness” NCAA basketball tournament will cause more than a billion dollars in lost...

The “March Madness” NCAA basketball tournament will cause more than a billion dollars in lost business productivity. While TV analyst estimate that TV advertising spending on...

The Grand Slam of Golf is not to be continued

The Grand Slam of Golf is not to be continued, according to an announcement by the PGA of America. Launched in 1979 to bring together...

Meeting the Changing Trends of Youth

If the IOC has a role as guardian of the changing ambitions of sporting youth, it should take note of what were allegedly the three...

Christiano Ronaldo has become the first athlete with over 200 million followers

Christiano Ronaldo has become the first athlete with over 200 million followers according to Hookit, the website that tracks the followings of sports stars on...

Russian athletics violating the demands of the IAAF and the WADA

World Anti-Doping Agency and thus risking its definitive exclusion from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. That is the finding of investigations by the German ARD/WDR network’s...

FIFA Reform

“It is a collective responsibility we have for football,” said FIFA’s Acting President Issa Hayatou, as the FIFA Executive Committee unanimously urged FIFA’s member associations to...

Rugby Sevens Olympic Debut

With 155 days to go until rugby sevens makes its Olympic Games debut, World Rugby Chairman Bernard Lapasset believes that Rio 2016 will be a...

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