insidethegames.biz http://www.insidethegames.biz/feed http://cdn.insidethegames.biz/logo.gif insidethegames.biz http://www.insidethegames.biz/feed en Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:00:00 +0000 Winter Youth Olympic Games: The Opening Ceremony http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034294/winter-youth-olympic-games-the-opening-ceremony http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034294/winter-youth-olympic-games-the-opening-ceremony By Duncan Mackay, Nick Butler, Liam Morgan and Philip Barker in Lillehammer

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Russian report finds "not single piece of evidence" Government were involved in state-supported doping http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034289/russian-report-finds-not-single-piece-of-evidence-government-were-involved-in-state-supported-doping http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034289/russian-report-finds-not-single-piece-of-evidence-government-were-involved-in-state-supported-doping There is no evidence to support the conclusion published in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) I]]> Duncan Mackay Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:47:00 +0000 Bach appears unaware of WADA Independent Commission criticism of Sochi 2014 anti-doping laboratory http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034287/bach-appears-unaware-of-wada-independent-commission-criticism-of-sochi-2014-anti-doping-laboratory http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034287/bach-appears-unaware-of-wada-independent-commission-criticism-of-sochi-2014-anti-doping-laboratory International Olympic Commiittee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has expressed surprise over criticis]]> Nick Butler Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:08:00 +0000 Former FIFA secretary general Jérôme Valcke given 12-year ban http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034286/fifa-secretary-general-jerome-valcke-given-12-year-ban http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034286/fifa-secretary-general-jerome-valcke-given-12-year-ban Former FIFA secretary general Jérôme Valcke has been banned from all footballing activity for 12]]> Liam Morgan Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:55:00 +0000 Tennis establishes Independent Review Panel to investigate allegations of corruption http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034283/tennis-establishes-independent-review-panel-to-investigate-allegations-of-corruption http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034283/tennis-establishes-independent-review-panel-to-investigate-allegations-of-corruption An Independent Review Panel (IRP) has been established to investigate "thoroughly" the allegatio]]> Daniel Etchells Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:24:00 +0000 Ukrainian biathlete suspended after testing positive for drug only added to banned list at start of year http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034282/ukrainian-biathlete-suspended-after-testing-positive-for-drug-only-added-to-banned-list-at-start-of-year http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034282/ukrainian-biathlete-suspended-after-testing-positive-for-drug-only-added-to-banned-list-at-start-of-year Ukrainia's Olga Abramova has been provisionally suspended by the International Biathlon Union (IB]]> Duncan Mackay Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:52:00 +0000 Former Australia Commonwealth Games Association secretary general Arthur Tunstall dies http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034279/former-australia-commonwealth-games-association-secretary-general-arthur-tunstall-dies http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034279/former-australia-commonwealth-games-association-secretary-general-arthur-tunstall-dies Former Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) secretary general Arthur Tunstall has die]]> Duncan Mackay Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:57:00 +0000 Chinese badminton player free to compete again after drugs ban backdated http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034277/chinese-badminton-player-free-to-compete-again-after-drugs-ban-backdated http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034277/chinese-badminton-player-free-to-compete-again-after-drugs-ban-backdated China's Yu Xiaohan, has received a seven-month suspension from the Badminton World Federation (BW]]> Duncan Mackay Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:24:00 +0000 Australia secure two Olympic quota places on successful day for hosts at Oceania Canoe Sprint Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034285/australia-secure-two-olympic-quota-places-on-successful-day-for-hosts-at-oceania-canoe-sprint-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034285/australia-secure-two-olympic-quota-places-on-successful-day-for-hosts-at-oceania-canoe-sprint-championships Australia's Alyssa Bull and Alyce Burnett rounded off a successful opening day of racing for the]]> Daniel Etchells Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:00:00 +0000 FAI seeking host for next World Air Games after success at Dubai 2015 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034272/fai-seeking-host-for-next-world-air-games-after-success-at-dubai-2015 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034272/fai-seeking-host-for-next-world-air-games-after-success-at-dubai-2015 Bidding for the next edition of the World Air Games has been launched following a successful even]]> Duncan Mackay Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:54:00 +0000 International Billiards and Snooker Federation lift Turkey's "secret" suspension http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034206/international-billiards-and-snooker-federation-lift-turkeys-secret-suspension http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034206/international-billiards-and-snooker-federation-lift-turkeys-secret-suspension The International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) has revoked its suspension of the Turk]]> Daniel Etchells Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:49:00 +0000 Australians move step closer to places at Rio 2016 Paralympic with victories at Oceania Canoe Sprint Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034288/australians-move-step-closer-to-places-at-rio-2016-paralympic-with-victories-at-oceania-canoe-sprint-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034288/australians-move-step-closer-to-places-at-rio-2016-paralympic-with-victories-at-oceania-canoe-sprint-championships Australia’s Curtis McGrath and Amanda Reynolds edged closer to securing places at this year's Par]]> Daniel Etchells Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:06:00 +0000 Russian bidding to retain title at ITU Winter World Championships in Austria http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034233/russian-bidding-to-retain-title-at-itu-winter-world-championships-in-austria http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034233/russian-bidding-to-retain-title-at-itu-winter-world-championships-in-austria Russia’s Pavel Andreev will be looking to defend his title for a fifth consecutive time at the I]]> Daniel Etchells Fri, 12 Feb 2016 07:47:00 +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