FIFA Promises ‘Appropriate Sanctions’ after Receiving WADA Data on Russian Players

FIFA has confirmed it has received new information from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) about Russian footballers implicated in a database obtained from the Moscow...

Coordination Commission Chairman Describes Satisfaction over Paris 2024 Progress

By Mike Rowbottom | Paris 2024 organizers heard the desired verdict from the chairman of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Coordination Commission, Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant, who concluded...

WADA Holds Anti-Doping Intelligence Gathering Meeting in Helsinki

By Nick Butler | Twenty-six investigators and analysts attended a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meeting to share worldwide anti-doping intelligence. The meeting, which was hosted by...

Former Rio Mayor Defends 2016 Olympic Legacy

By Michael Pavitt | Former Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes has denied debts are left over from the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics as...

International Paralympic Committee Congratulates Griffin after NFL Draft Selection

By Thomas Giles | Shaquem Griffin has become the first player with one hand to be drafted by a National Football League (NFL) team after...

Visually Impaired Skier Fitzpatrick Wins Evie Pinching Award

Visually impaired skier Menna Fitzpatrick has won the Ski Club of Great Britain's Evie Pinching Award for 2016.  The 18-year-old from Macclesfield came out...

Russia request “scientific research” on meldonium from WADA

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has revealed a request has been made to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to find out whether the organisation...

Should the Olympic Games Continue to be Held?

The start of the 2016 Olympic Games is upon us and Rio officials are clamoring to complete venues and athletic dormitories. Some have called...

California Promises Financial Backing for Los Angeles 2028 Olympics

California's state government has pledged financial support for Los Angeles' bid for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the same way they were...

Summer and Winter Paralympic medallist Cable appointed Los Angeles 2024 vice-chair

Summer and Winter Paralympic medallist Candace Cable has been appointed the latest vice-chair of the Los Angeles 2024 Bid Committee, it has been announced.  Widely...

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