insidethegames.biz http://www.insidethegames.biz/feed http://cdn.insidethegames.biz/logo.gif insidethegames.biz http://www.insidethegames.biz/feed en Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:28:00 +0000 Exclusive: Russia poised to lose Rio 2016 weightlifting quota places following more doping failures http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034023/exclusive-russia-poised-two-lose-rio-2016-weightlifting-quota-places-following-more-doping-failures http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034023/exclusive-russia-poised-two-lose-rio-2016-weightlifting-quota-places-following-more-doping-failures Russia is poised to lose at least one weightlifting quota place for this summer's Olympic Games i]]> Nick Butler Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:28:00 +0000 Brazilian Sports Minister denies Rio 2016 in doubt due to Zika virus with six months to go http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034042/brazilian-sports-minister-denies-rio-2016-in-doubt-due-to-zika-virus-with-six-months-to-go http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034042/brazilian-sports-minister-denies-rio-2016-in-doubt-due-to-zika-virus-with-six-months-to-go Brazilian officials have been forced to deny there is any risk of this summer's Olympic and Paral]]> Nick Butler Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:58:00 +0000 Paris to reveal logo for Olympic and Paralympic bid at Arc de Triomphe at 20:24 on Tuesday http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034040/paris-to-reveal-logo-for-olympic-and-paralympic-bid-at-arc-de-triomphe-at-2024-on-tuesday http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034040/paris-to-reveal-logo-for-olympic-and-paralympic-bid-at-arc-de-triomphe-at-2024-on-tuesday Paris 2024 are due to unveil their logo for their bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games at]]> Michael Pavitt Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:28:00 +0000 Olympic contender Budapest set to host 2019 ITTF World Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034021/olympic-contender-budapest-set-to-host-2019-ittf-world-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034021/olympic-contender-budapest-set-to-host-2019-ittf-world-championships Budapest looks set to host the 2019 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Champion]]> Liam Morgan Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:23:00 +0000 Confederation of African Football give backing to Shaikh Salman in race for FIFA Presidency http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034036/confederation-of-african-football-give-backing-to-shaikh-salman-in-race-for-fifa-presidency http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034036/confederation-of-african-football-give-backing-to-shaikh-salman-in-race-for-fifa-presidency FIFA Presidential candidate Shaikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa has been given a major boost to]]> Liam Morgan Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:04:00 +0000 Pyeongchang 2018 poised for opening test event for Winter Olympics and Paralympics http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034029/pyeongchang-2018-poised-for-opening-test-event-for-winter-olympics-and-paralympics http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034029/pyeongchang-2018-poised-for-opening-test-event-for-winter-olympics-and-paralympics Pyeongchang 2018 are poised for their first test event ahead of the Winter Olympics and Paralymp]]> Liam Morgan Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:32:00 +0000 London 2017 Board members Hancock and Stewart step-down following leadership dispute http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034031/london-2017-board-members-hancock-and-stewart-step-down-following-leadership-dispute http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034031/london-2017-board-members-hancock-and-stewart-step-down-following-leadership-dispute Two key officials involved in the organisation of next year's International Association of Athlet]]> Nick Butler Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:38:00 +0000 Expect surprises at Lillehammer 2016, warn Norwegian organisers http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034045/expect-surprises-at-lillehammer-2016-warn-norwegian-organisers http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034045/expect-surprises-at-lillehammer-2016-warn-norwegian-organisers Lillehammer 2016 head of marketing and communication Magne Vikoren has told those attending this]]> Liam Morgan Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:20:00 +0000 Wrocław 2017 make two key appointments as prepare to host World Games http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034032/french-tennis-federation-director-general-gilbert-ysern-is-believed-to-have-clashed-with-president-jean-gachassin-left-in-recent-months-including-over-the-appointment-of-yannick-noah-as-the-davis-cup-captain-cgetty-images http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034032/french-tennis-federation-director-general-gilbert-ysern-is-believed-to-have-clashed-with-president-jean-gachassin-left-in-recent-months-including-over-the-appointment-of-yannick-noah-as-the-davis-cup-captain-cgetty-images Wrocław 2017 have made two key appointments ahead of next year’s World Games after Marcin Przych]]> Liam Morgan Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:49:00 +0000 FIBA signs long-term media rights partnership with Perform Group http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034026/fiba-sign-long-term-media-rights-partnership-with-perform-group http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034026/fiba-sign-long-term-media-rights-partnership-with-perform-group The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has announced it has entered into a long-term par]]> Liam Morgan Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:12:00 +0000 Katusha face risk of temporary suspension from competition after Vorganov positive doping test http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034044/katusha-face-risk-of-temporary-suspension-from-competition-after-vorganov-positive-doping-test http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034044/katusha-face-risk-of-temporary-suspension-from-competition-after-vorganov-positive-doping-test International Cycling Union (UCI) WorldTour team Katusha face the prospect of a suspension for b]]> Michael Pavitt Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:57:00 +0000 Emirates Equestrian Federation given February 11 deadline after new welfare scandal in endurance racing http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034037/emirates-equestrian-federation-given-february-11-deadline-after-new-welfare-scandal-in-endurance-racing http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034037/emirates-equestrian-federation-given-february-11-deadline-after-new-welfare-scandal-in-endurance-racing The Emirates Equestrian Federation (EEF) have been given a deadline of February 11 to propose mea]]> Michael Pavitt Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:17:00 +0000 US Soccer file lawsuit to stop women's national team going on strike before Rio 2016 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034025/us-soccer-file-lawsuit-to-stop-womens-national-team-going-on-strike-before-rio-2016 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034025/us-soccer-file-lawsuit-to-stop-womens-national-team-going-on-strike-before-rio-2016 US Soccer have filed a lawsuit against the United States’ Women's National Team Players Associat]]> Michael Pavitt Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:14:00 +0000 French Tennis Federation director general Ysern sacked from post, claims reports http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034028/french-tennis-federation-director-general-ysern-sacked-from-post-claims-reports http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034028/french-tennis-federation-director-general-ysern-sacked-from-post-claims-reports French Tennis Federation (FFT) director general Gilbert Ysern has reportedly been sacked followi]]> Michael Pavitt Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:22:00 +0000 Qatar lawsuit against former FIFA Executive Committee member set to be thrown out http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034027/qatar-lawsuit-against-former-fifa-executive-committee-member-set-to-be-thrown-out http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034027/qatar-lawsuit-against-former-fifa-executive-committee-member-set-to-be-thrown-out A civil lawsuit filed by the Qatar Football Association (QFA) against former FIFA Executive Comm]]> Liam Morgan Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:03:00 +0000