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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.

Bach Visiting NFL Game, Emmy Awards in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is expected to roll out the red carpet for International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach this weekend with a visit the 2028...

For Paris 2024, Budget and Governance are Key – but are Already at Stake

No surprise, Paris will host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. And come September 15, after the public concert that will enliven the city...

IOC Expects PyeongChang to ‘Deliver a Successful Games’ in 2018

PyeongChang has been confirmed to “deliver a successful Games” as the IOC Coordination Commission concluded its ninth and last visit to the host city...

Up to 4,400 Athletes Expected to Compete in Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Up to 4,400 athletes are expected to compete in 537 medal events in 22 sports at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, according to an...

City Council Approves Los Angeles 2028 Host City Contract

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously, 12-0, to authorize the City of Los Angeles to sign the Host City Contract with the IOC...

Lions’ Stafford Becomes Highest Paid NFL Player

According to what is labelled the richest deal in NFL history, the Detroit Lions, according to The Associated Press, will pay quarterback Matthew Stafford...

Russian Skating Star Lipnitskaya Retires

Russia’s Olympic team figure skating champion Yulia Lipnitskaya, who announced her retirement on Monday according to the country’s Sport Minister Pavel Kolobkov, has numerous...

NBA Star’s Comments Come as Under Armour Shares Sink

Shares of the Under Armour sportswear company sank more than 3 percent on Tuesday, a day after National Basketball Association star Kevin Durant said...

Japanese Officials in Talks with NCAA

The National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) is consulting Japanese authorities on the formation of an NCAA-style governing body for college sports in Japan. Mark Emmert,...

Pirrie: Gatlin’s Shocking Win Challenges IAAF War on Doping

London, famous for its theaters and palaces of dreams and destiny, last night produced a sporting drama at the IAAF World Athletic Championships that...
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