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Africa Could Host Olympics but Suffers from “Prejudice” Claims Hayatou

Africa has several countries capable already of hosting the Olympics and Paralympics but is being denied the opportunity because of "prejudice," it has been...

The Embarrassment for the IOC is that They Have Been Skewered by Their Own...

Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive board removed a sport from the Olympic program and woke up to discover they had lit a...

Japanese Women’s Coaches Suspended by International Judo Federation After Scandal

All the coaches involved with the Japanese women's judo team have been suspended following the revelations of ill-treatment by former head trainer Ryuji Sonoda,...

New Rules Go into Effect for Spring Sports

Several rule changes are planned this season for the spring sports of men’s lacrosse, baseball, men’s volleyball, men’s and women’s track and field, and...

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...

UCI Under Intense Criticism, and Not Just by Lance Armstrong

Deflecting an inevitable question about the crisis within the International Cycling Union (UCI), International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge, having just made his...

Marvin Miller Did Change Baseball

I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Marvin Miller memorial on January 21 and when I say fortunate, I really do mean...

NCAA on the Defensive in Licensing Lawsuit

The California federal judge that is presiding over the lawsuit involving ex-players suing the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) over its failure to pay...

U. of Southern California Settles Title IX Complaint Over Women’s Crew

The University of Southern California (USC) has settled a charge of noncompliance with Title IX, a key federal gender-equity law, following a 14-year investigation...

Armstrong Facing $12 million Lawsuit after Drugs Admission on Oprah Winfrey

Lance Armstrong is set to be sued next week for $12 million (£7.5 million/€9 million) by SCA Promotions, the insurer who covered the bonuses...

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