Brazil’s Lula, Who Pushed for Olympics and World Cup, Heads to Jail

By Evan Weiner | More than a decade ago, the international sports world fell in love with the BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India and...

Russian Weightlifting Federation President Resigns After Entire Team Banned From Rio 2016

Sergey Syrtsov has resigned as President of the Russian Weightlifting Federation (RWF) after the nation’s team were banned from the Olympic Games in Rio...

Senate to push ahead with impeachment vote against Brazilian President Rousseff

Brazil's Senate will push ahead with the impeachment vote against embattled President Dilma Rousseff tomorrow - after rejecting claims that proceedings should be halted...

Leaked Files Expose Possible Match-Fixing in Tennis

A group of anonymous whistle blowers recently passed documents on to the BBC and Buzzfeed News that are exposing match-fixing at the top level...

Nassar Sentenced to Up to 175 Years in Prison for Criminal Sexual Abuse

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison on seven counts of criminal sexual...

Doping Scandal Calls for Thoughtful Analysis, Long-term Solutions

Accusations of state-directed doping in Russian Olympic sport have sent a shockwave through the entire movement, the like of which has been unseen since the...

International Soccer Betting Scandals Threaten Sport

Soccer is undoubtedly the world’s most popular sport.  The sport’s governing body, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), has 209 members—more members than there...

Arbitration Process Set for Russian Olympic Athletes

The Russian Olympic Committee, the IAAF and 68 Russian athletes have concluded a specific arbitration agreement to designate the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) as...

AIBA to Develop New Educational Program After Endorsing IOC Findings on Rio 2016 Betting...

International Boxing Association (AIBA) President C K Wu has underlined his support for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Disciplinary Commission’s findings on the Rio...

Coates Admits Concern Over Tokyo 2020 Payment but says “No Reason” to Doubt Explanations...

Allegations Tokyo 2020 made a corrupt payment to Singapore-based firm Black Tidings are a “concern”, International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates has admitted,...

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