Wednesday, August 12, 2020

McQuaid Is “Pathetic” Claims Armstrong

Lance Armstrong has added to the growing pressure on International Cycling Union (UCI) President Pat McQuaid by calling him "pathetic." The self-confessed drugs cheat claimed...

Kalmadi Chairs Asian Athletics Association Meeting Despite Corruption Charges

Suresh Kalmadi is at the center of a new controversy after he chaired a meeting of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) Executive Council in...

Olympic Stadium to Host Diamond League Event to Celebrate First Anniversary of London 2012

This year's British Athletics London Grand Prix will take place at the Olympic Stadium on July 27 to mark the first anniversary of the...

Sunday Times Coming after Lance Armstrong

The Sunday Times has warned Lance Armstrong it will “vigorously” pursue its fraud case against the disgraced cyclist following his admission that he used...

Prince Albert Wins Substantial Damages from Sunday Times over False Wedding Article

Prince Albert, one of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) most prominent members, has accepted an offer of substantial damages from Britain's Sunday Times over...

Modern Pentathlon Proposes Holding All Five Events in Same Stadium at Rio 2016

Modern pentathlon, the only sport specifically designed for the Olympics, is proposing a revolutionary new concept for Rio 2016 that would see all five...

Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin: ‘Sport Molds and Unifies a Nation’

Your honor Mr. Robert C. Campbell, Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich, President and CEO of the USSA; Distinguished guests; Ladies and Gentlemen; It...

Armstrong Mea Culpa Rings a Bit Hollow

Lance Armstrong has long been a polarizing figure in the world of sport.  Fans have celebrated his ability to beat cancer in the mid-1990s...

2020 Olympic Games – Instanbul Ranked as One of the World’s Top Ten Tourist...

With Istanbul being ranked as one of the world’s Top Ten tourist destinations by the New York Times, campaigners for the city’s 2020 Olympic...

Possible Allround Speedskating Event Included in Olympic Winter Games

Support from International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has been received by the Dutch speed skater Ireen Wüst, after International Skating Union (ISU)...

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