Indian Sports: Initiatives, Obstacles and Requirements

India, a country with a population of more than 1 billion, has achieved limited success in the international arena of sports, especially in the...

Istanbul 2020 Hoping Mediterranean Games and FIFA Under-20 World Cup Will Help Get Bid...

Turkish officials behind Istanbul's bid to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will be hoping for the chance to get their campaign back on...

Should Americans Protest Over Government Sports Spending?

Can the Brazilian protests of using tax monies for sports facilities and cutting spending for services while raising taxes and fees spill over to...

USOC Chief Executive Scott Blackmun on Keys to U.S. Bid for Games

Few International Olympic Committee (IOC) meetings will have more of an impact on the future of the Olympics than the session that is to...

Russia and U.S. Join Forces for Sochi 2014 Security

United States President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have pledged to join forces to help boost security at major sport events,...

IOC Olympic Studies Centre Newsletter

At the 125th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session, which will be held in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in September, the IOC members will elect the...

Overall Impressions from the ANOC General Assembly

There was a warm welcome feeling about the way the Extraordinary Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) General Assembly in Lausanne was conducted, according...

What Does the Sheikh Want?

Marius Vizer was recently elected president of SportAccord, the umbrella organization of international sports federations. Ordinarily, this development would be consigned to the sports...

Why Baseball and Softball Belong in the Olympics

You may or may not know that my father, Fidel Catro, once played baseball and went as far as a tryout with the Baltimore Orioles....

Vizer Gives Japan Deadline to Finalize Report on Judo Abuse Scandal

Marius Vizer, President of the International Judo Federation (IJF), has given Japan until October 15 to produce a report into the abuse scandal which...

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