insidethegames.biz http://www.insidethegames.biz/feed http://cdn.insidethegames.biz/logo.gif insidethegames.biz http://www.insidethegames.biz/feed en Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:24:00 +0000 Paris 2024 unveil Eiffel Tower-inspired Olympic and Paralympic Games bid logo http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034171/paris-2024-unveil-eiffel-tower-inspired-olympic-and-paralympic-games-bid-logo http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034171/paris-2024-unveil-eiffel-tower-inspired-olympic-and-paralympic-games-bid-logo Paris 2024 revealed their official logo for their Olympic and Paralympic Games bid here tonight,]]> Michael Pavitt Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:24:00 +0000 Exclusive: Lapasset may step down as chairman of World Rugby to concentrate on Paris 2024 bid http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034189/exclusive-lapasset-may-step-down-as-chairman-of-world-rugby-to-concentrate-on-paris-2024-bid http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034189/exclusive-lapasset-may-step-down-as-chairman-of-world-rugby-to-concentrate-on-paris-2024-bid Bernard Lapasset has revealed he is likely to make a decision on his future as World Rugby chairm]]> Michael Pavitt Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:58:00 +0000 St Vincent and the Grenadines’ Joseph enters PASO race with Peterkin poised to join too http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034193/st-vincent-and-the-grenadines-joseph-enters-paso-race-with-peterkin-poised-to-join-too http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034193/st-vincent-and-the-grenadines-joseph-enters-paso-race-with-peterkin-poised-to-join-too Another candidate has emerged in the race for the Presidency of the Pan American Sports Organiz]]> David Owen Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:11:00 +0000 Bolton stands down as London 2017 IAAF World Championships managing director http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034163/bolton-stands-down-as-london-2017-iaaf-world-championships-managing-director http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034163/bolton-stands-down-as-london-2017-iaaf-world-championships-managing-director Sally Bolton has stood down as managing director of the Organising Committee for the London 2017 ]]> Nick Butler Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:13:00 +0000 Kenya threatens Rio 2016 withdrawal if Zika virus reaches "epidemic levels" http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034157/kenya-threatens-rio-2016-withdrawal-if-zika-virus-reaches-epidemic-levels http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034157/kenya-threatens-rio-2016-withdrawal-if-zika-virus-reaches-epidemic-levels Kenya has threatened to pull out of this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro if the ongoing Zi]]> Nick Butler Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:18:00 +0000 Paris 2024 receive €8 million boost as four more sponsors join campaign http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034167/paris-2024-receive-8-million-boost-as-four-more-sponsors-join-campaign http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034167/paris-2024-receive-8-million-boost-as-four-more-sponsors-join-campaign Paris 2024 have received an €8 million (£6 million/$9 million) boost to their Olympic and Paraly]]> Michael Pavitt Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:45:00 +0000 Seventy-five IOC members to attend Lillehammer 2016 in first test of Norwegian support post-Oslo 2022 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034160/seventy-five-ioc-members-to-attend-lillehammer-2016-in-first-test-of-norwegian-support-post-oslo-2022 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034160/seventy-five-ioc-members-to-attend-lillehammer-2016-in-first-test-of-norwegian-support-post-oslo-2022 Over 80 per cent of International Olympic Committee (IOC) members are reportedly due to attend so]]> Nick Butler Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:32:00 +0000 Rome 2024 to present "vision" for Olympic bid at Palazzo dei Congressi Eur http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034166/rome-2024-to-present-vision-for-olympic-bid-at-palazzo-dei-congressi-eur http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034166/rome-2024-to-present-vision-for-olympic-bid-at-palazzo-dei-congressi-eur Organisers of Rome's bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics will explain in detail about their]]> Dan Palmer Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:14:00 +0000 Pyeongchang 2018 President admits challenges lie ahead in build-up to Winter Olympics and Paralympics http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034155/pyeongchang-2018-admits-challenges-lie-ahead-in-build-up-to-winter-olympics-and-paralympics http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034155/pyeongchang-2018-admits-challenges-lie-ahead-in-build-up-to-winter-olympics-and-paralympics Pyeongchang 2018 has showed the world that they can deliver a successful Winter Olympics and Par]]> Liam Morgan Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:29:00 +0000 Concerns over wet and warm weather as athletes arrive in Lillehammer for Winter Youth Olympic Games http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034188/concerns-over-wet-and-warm-weather-as-athletes-arrive-in-lillehammer-for-winter-youth-olympic-games http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034188/concerns-over-wet-and-warm-weather-as-athletes-arrive-in-lillehammer-for-winter-youth-olympic-games Concerns over unusually wet and warm weather are dominating the final stages of preparations for ]]> Nick Butler Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:36:00 +0000 Three men posing as WADA officials who tried to extort money from athletes arrested in Kenya http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034192/three-men-posing-as-wada-officials-who-tried-to-extort-money-from-athletes-arrested-in-kenya http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034192/three-men-posing-as-wada-officials-who-tried-to-extort-money-from-athletes-arrested-in-kenya Three men have been arrested in Eldoret after they posed as officials from the World Anti-Doping]]> Liam Morgan Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:56:00 +0000 RUSADA, WADA and UKAD sign cooperation agreement http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034184/rusada-wada-and-ukad-sign-cooperation-agreement http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034184/rusada-wada-and-ukad-sign-cooperation-agreement A cooperation agreement between the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) a]]> Liam Morgan Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:51:00 +0000 Two umpires banned from tennis with four more under suspicion http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034183/two-umpires-banned-from-tennis-with-four-more-under-suspicion http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034183/two-umpires-banned-from-tennis-with-four-more-under-suspicion Two tennis umpires have been banned for corruption while four more are also under investigation, ]]> Dan Palmer Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:38:00 +0000 Spanish Anti-Doping Agency chief urges non-destruction of Operation Puerto blood bags http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034178/spanish-anti-doping-agency-chief-urges-non-destruction-of-operation-puerto-blood-bags http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034178/spanish-anti-doping-agency-chief-urges-non-destruction-of-operation-puerto-blood-bags Enrique Gómez Bastida, director of the Spanish Anti-Doping Agency (AEPSAD), has stressed the imp]]> Michael Pavitt Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:34:00 +0000 Katusha escape suspension due to Paolini's "recreational" cocaine use http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034172/katusha-escape-suspension-due-to-paolinis-recreational-cocaine-use http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034172/katusha-escape-suspension-due-to-paolinis-recreational-cocaine-use Russian cycling outfit Katusha have avoided a suspension, despite two of its riders failing drugs]]> Dan Palmer Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:22:00 +0000