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FIS President Apologizes for Comparing Russian Olympic Ban to Holocaust

"I apologize unreservedly for any offence I have caused. I am truly sorry," said FIS President Gian-Franco Kasper in a statement circulated by the...

IOC Will Investigate Gender Equality in Olympic Movement

A major review project investigating gender equality in the Olympic Movement has been approved with the aim of producing "action-oriented recommendations for change." The project,...

Why not Arrest Athletes for Using Illegal Drugs?

Two years ago Kip Keino, a long-forgotten name in America and the owner of two gold and two silver Olympic medals from the 1968...

Based on a True Story (Part 2)

So perhaps your most pressing question from Based on a True Story (Part 1) is, so did that guy die? Yes, he did. That was...

USA Gymnastics Chief Resigns Amid Sexual Abuse Scandal

Steve Penny has resigned as USA Gymnastics President and chief executive in the face of mounting pressure at the organization regarding an ongoing sexual...

International Olympic Committee Unveils Declaration on Global Anti-Doping Reforms

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board members are insisting that sports organizations and Governments must be "represented equally" in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). This...

U.S. Team Threatens to Boycott Women’s Ice Hockey Championship over Pay Dispute

Defending champion United States has threatened to boycott their home World Women’s Ice Hockey Championship in Plymouth later this month due to a row...

USADA Chief Executive Questions Conflicts of Interest Within WADA

United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief executive Travis Tygart has claimed that it is not possible to promote and police sport, reiterating his organization's...

Former Penn State Officials Plead Guilty to Child Endangerment

A pair of former Penn State University (PSU) administrators pleaded guilty to misdemeanor child endangerment on Monday, 13 March 2017, according to the Pittsburgh...

Isinbayeva: Russia’s Anti-Doping System to be ‘Most Efficient in the World’

Russia’s anti-doping system is planned to become the most efficient in the world, according two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva, chair of the...

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