insidethegames.biz http://www.insidethegames.biz/feed http://cdn.insidethegames.biz/logo.gif insidethegames.biz http://www.insidethegames.biz/feed en Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:57:00 +0000 Norwegian IOC member and biathlon legend Bjørndalen to miss Lillehammer 2016 to concentrate on own career http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034269/norwegian-ioc-member-and-biathlon-legend-bjorndalen-to-miss-lillehammer-2016-to-concentrate-on-own-career http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034269/norwegian-ioc-member-and-biathlon-legend-bjorndalen-to-miss-lillehammer-2016-to-concentrate-on-own-career There are growing concerns about the suitability of Norway's Ole Einar Bjørndalen as a member of ]]> Nick Butler Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:57:00 +0000 Olympic Village of UCLA standard at Piggyback Yards would be "irresponsible" says LA Mayor http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034257/olympic-village-of-ucla-standard-at-piggyback-yards-would-be-irresponsible-says-la-mayor http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034257/olympic-village-of-ucla-standard-at-piggyback-yards-would-be-irresponsible-says-la-mayor Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti believes that the city could not build an Olympic Village to the ]]> Dan Palmer Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:44:00 +0000 Prince Ali attacks fellow FIFA President candidate Shaikh Salman over torture claims http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034250/prince-ali-attacks-fellow-fifa-president-candidate-shaikh-salman-over-torture-claims http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034250/prince-ali-attacks-fellow-fifa-president-candidate-shaikh-salman-over-torture-claims Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has accused fellow FIFA Presidential candidate Shaikh Salman bin Ebrah]]> Liam Morgan Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:07:00 +0000 USOC hire infectious disease specialists as Zika fears remain ahead of Rio 2016 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034244/usoc-hire-infectious-disease-specialists-as-zika-fears-remain-ahead-of-rio-2016 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034244/usoc-hire-infectious-disease-specialists-as-zika-fears-remain-ahead-of-rio-2016 The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has hired infectious disease specialists as concerns a]]> Dan Palmer Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:49:00 +0000 Bach insists Norwegian people will embrace Olympic concept after meeting athletes at Lillehammer 2016 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034255/bach-insists-norwegian-people-will-embrace-olympic-concept-after-meeting-athletes-at-lillehammer-2016 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034255/bach-insists-norwegian-people-will-embrace-olympic-concept-after-meeting-athletes-at-lillehammer-2016 International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has claimed the Norwegian people are ]]> Nick Butler Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:20:00 +0000 Ric Birch no longer involved in Rio 2016 Olympic or Paralympic Ceremonies after row over budget http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034274/ric-birch-no-longer-involved-in-rio-2016-olympic-or-paralympic-ceremonies-after-row-over-budget http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034274/ric-birch-no-longer-involved-in-rio-2016-olympic-or-paralympic-ceremonies-after-row-over-budget Legendary producer Ric Birch is no longer playing any role in the Rio 2016 Olympic or Paralympic ]]> Nick Butler Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:31:00 +0000 German deal with Warner for 2006 World Cup was to keep him "at arm's length" but was not corruption, claims Radmann http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034258/german-deal-with-warner-for-2006-world-cup-was-to-keep-him-at-arms-length-but-was-not-corruption-claims-radmann http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034258/german-deal-with-warner-for-2006-world-cup-was-to-keep-him-at-arms-length-but-was-not-corruption-claims-radmann An agreement between the German Football Association (DFB) and the North, Central American a]]> Liam Morgan Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:58:00 +0000 Taskforce to visit Moscow again as IAAF Council prepare to examine what progress Russia has made http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034268/taskforce-to-visit-moscow-again-as-iaaf-council-prepare-to-examine-what-progress-russia-has-made http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034268/taskforce-to-visit-moscow-again-as-iaaf-council-prepare-to-examine-what-progress-russia-has-made Russia is set to receive another visit next week from the International Association of Athletics ]]> Duncan Mackay Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:14:00 +0000 Lagos to host 2018 African Athletics Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034263/lagos-to-host-2018-african-athletics-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034263/lagos-to-host-2018-african-athletics-championships Lagos will host the 2018 African Championships in Athletics, it has been announced.

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Tiger, cat or wolf to be mascot for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034273/tiger-cat-or-wolf-to-be-mascot-for-2018-fifa-world-cup-in-russia http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034273/tiger-cat-or-wolf-to-be-mascot-for-2018-fifa-world-cup-in-russia The mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will either be a tiger, a cat or a wolf after t]]> Liam Morgan Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:42:00 +0000 World Sailing chief executive intervenes in row between rival kiteboarding governing bodies http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034276/world-sailing-chief-executive-intervenes-in-row-between-rival-kiteboarding-governing-bodies http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034276/world-sailing-chief-executive-intervenes-in-row-between-rival-kiteboarding-governing-bodies New World Sailing chief executive Andy Hunt has become embroiled in a row between two rival kiteb]]> Nick Butler Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:33:00 +0000 International Judo Federation and SOCAR sign four-year official partner deal http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034246/international-judo-federation-and-socar-sign-four-year-official-partner-deal http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034246/international-judo-federation-and-socar-sign-four-year-official-partner-deal A major agreement has been signed by the International Judo Federation (IJF) and an oil and gas g]]> Dan Palmer Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:43:00 +0000 Fire in your heart rekindled at new Norwegian Olympic Museum http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034270/fire-in-your-heart-rekindled-at-new-norwegian-olympic-museum http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034270/fire-in-your-heart-rekindled-at-new-norwegian-olympic-museum Traditional fires burned outside as a reminder of the Olympic Flame soon to arrive here as Nor]]> Philip Barker Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:06:00 +0000 Countries reveal Flag bearers for Lillehammer 2016 Opening Ceremony http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034249/countries-reveal-flag-bearers-for-lillehammer-2016-opening-ceremony http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034249/countries-reveal-flag-bearers-for-lillehammer-2016-opening-ceremony A number of the countries due to compete here during the Winter Youth Olympic Games have reveale]]> Liam Morgan Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:07:00 +0000 United States Golf Association elects only second female President in 121-year history http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034275/united-states-golf-association-elects-only-second-female-president-in-121-year-history http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034275/united-states-golf-association-elects-only-second-female-president-in-121-year-history Diana M. Murphy has been elected the 64th President of the United States Golf Association (USGA),]]> Duncan Mackay Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:24:00 +0000