insidethegames.biz http://www.insidethegames.biz/feed http://cdn.insidethegames.biz/logo.gif insidethegames.biz http://www.insidethegames.biz/feed en Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:00:00 +0000 IOC to move into temporary premises after vacating Vidy headquarters http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034150/ioc-to-move-into-temporary-premises-after-vacating-vidy-headquarters http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034150/ioc-to-move-into-temporary-premises-after-vacating-vidy-headquarters International Olympic Committee (IOC) staff have moved out of their old headquarters building in ]]> Nick Butler Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:00:00 +0000 FEI President "disappointed" by delays at Rio 2016 equestrian venue but claims new construction contract agreed http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034153/fei-president-disappointed-by-delays-at-rio-2016-equestrian-venue-but-claims-new-construction-contract-agreed http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034153/fei-president-disappointed-by-delays-at-rio-2016-equestrian-venue-but-claims-new-construction-contract-agreed Construction is due to begin again at the Rio 2016 equestrian venue in Deodoro after the originia]]> Nick Butler Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:48:00 +0000 Putin claims Sochi 2014 legacy two years on from Winter Olympics http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034142/putin-claims-sochi-2014-legacy-two-years-on-from-winter-olympics http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034142/putin-claims-sochi-2014-legacy-two-years-on-from-winter-olympics Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has claimed that the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics have left a las]]> Michael Pavitt Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:11:00 +0000 USOC deny telling athletes to consider skipping Rio 2016 if concerned about Zika virus http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034132/usoc-deny-telling-athletes-to-consider-skipping-rio-2016-if-concerned-about-zika-virus http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034132/usoc-deny-telling-athletes-to-consider-skipping-rio-2016-if-concerned-about-zika-virus The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has denied it told athletes and staff concerned about ]]> Dan Palmer Mon, 08 Feb 2016 12:30:00 +0000 Russian cycling team "fully trusted" as "phony" claims of systemic doping attacked http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034129/mutko-fully-trusts-russian-cycling-team-as-phony-claims-of-systemic-doping-attacked http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034129/mutko-fully-trusts-russian-cycling-team-as-phony-claims-of-systemic-doping-attacked There are "no problems whatsoever" within Russian cycling despite doping failures within recent w]]> Nick Butler Mon, 08 Feb 2016 12:14:00 +0000 Mutko claims Shaikh Salman and Infantino could join forces ahead of FIFA Presidential election http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034128/mutko-claims-shaikh-salman-and-infantino-could-join-forces-ahead-of-fifa-presidential-election http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034128/mutko-claims-shaikh-salman-and-infantino-could-join-forces-ahead-of-fifa-presidential-election Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has claimed FIFA Presidential candidates Shaikh Salman bin ]]> Michael Pavitt Mon, 08 Feb 2016 12:00:00 +0000 Rio 2016 launch global education project http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034141/rio-2016-launch-global-education-project http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034141/rio-2016-launch-global-education-project Rio 2016's education programme has begun its overseas work with a launch event in the Brazilian c]]> Dan Palmer Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:40:00 +0000 Britain signs deal with Japan to secure pre-Games training facilities ahead of Tokyo 2020 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034139/britain-signs-deal-with-japan-to-secure-pre-games-training-facilities-ahead-of-tokyo-2020 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034139/britain-signs-deal-with-japan-to-secure-pre-games-training-facilities-ahead-of-tokyo-2020 A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the British Olympic Association (BOA) and]]> Michael Pavitt Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:09:00 +0000 Rio 2016 spots on offer as three sailing classes prepare for World Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034149/rio-2016-spots-on-offer-as-three-sailing-classes-prepare-for-world-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034149/rio-2016-spots-on-offer-as-three-sailing-classes-prepare-for-world-championships Sailing spots at Rio 2016 will be up for grabs at the Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX World Championshi]]> Dan Palmer Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:21:00 +0000 Brazil Olympic Committee hosts meeting of coaches as Rio 2016 preparations continue for home nation http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034123/brazil-olympic-committee-hosts-meeting-of-coaches-as-rio-2016-preparations-continue-for-home-nation http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034123/brazil-olympic-committee-hosts-meeting-of-coaches-as-rio-2016-preparations-continue-for-home-nation The Brazil Olympic Committee (COB) has played host to a meeting of coaches from across sport, al]]> Daniel Etchells Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:57:00 +0000 Méribel and Courchevel to launch joint French bid for 2023 Alpine Skiing World Championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034133/meribel-and-courchevel-to-launch-joint-french-bid-for-2023-alpine-skiing-world-championships http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034133/meribel-and-courchevel-to-launch-joint-french-bid-for-2023-alpine-skiing-world-championships France is to compete with Austria for the right to host the 2023 International Ski Federation (FI]]> Nick Butler Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:20:00 +0000 London Marathon pioneer John Disley passes away aged 87 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034146/london-marathon-pioneer-john-disley-passes-away-aged-87 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034146/london-marathon-pioneer-john-disley-passes-away-aged-87 John Disley, the co-founder of the London Marathon, has died at the age of 87 following a short ]]> Dan Palmer Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:17:00 +0000 Beckenbauer subject of German Football Association lawsuit http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034144/beckenbauer-subject-of-german-football-association-lawsuit http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034144/beckenbauer-subject-of-german-football-association-lawsuit Franz Beckenbauer is at the centre of a lawsuit launched by the German Football Association (DSB]]> Michael Pavitt Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:30:00 +0000 Skinner is Ireland's sole competitor at Lillehammer 2016 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034140/skinner-is-irelands-sole-competitor-at-lillehammer-2016 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034140/skinner-is-irelands-sole-competitor-at-lillehammer-2016 Sixteen-year-old Gary Skinner will be the only competitor for Ireland at the upcoming Winter Yout]]> Dan Palmer Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:40:00 +0000 Curlers set for action at Lillehammer 2016 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034130/curlers-set-for-action-at-lillehammer-2016 http://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1034130/curlers-set-for-action-at-lillehammer-2016 Sixty-four curlers from 16 countries will take part in two competitions at the Winter Youth Olymp]]> Dan Palmer Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:56:00 +0000