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May 23 - An indpendent panel is to be set-up to examine widespread claims that the International Cycling Union (UCI) was involved in a doping cover-up which allowed Lance Armstrong to use banned performance-enhancing drugs throughout his career, President Pat McQuaid announced today.
May 23 - Paralympic bronze medallist Paul Davies has won silver in the class 1 event at the Slovakian Table Tennis Open, as fellow Britons Will Bayley and 18-year-old Jack Hunter-Spivey took bronze in their respective classes.
May 23 - Bernard Lapasset today finally unveiled the election manifesto he hopes will see him named as the new President of SportAccord, saying the organisation "must speak for sport" and reaffirm its values in society to bring it forward.
May 24 - Gwangju 2015 have recruited their latest intake of honorary Universiade ambassadors, known as "Uni-friends", selecting around 1,250 university students from across South Korea to promote the Summer Universiade in two years time.
May 1 - London 2012 Paralympics gold medallists David Weir and Richard Whitehead will compete at the inaugural Bupa Westminster Mile in London on May 26, with double-Olympic gold medal-winning event ambassador Mo Farah set to fire the starting gun.
May 25 - International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Programme Commission member Walter Sieber has been confirmed to attend an International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Europe 3x3 EuroTour event in Bucharest next month ahead of the discipline's Rio 2016 inclusion review.
May 23 - European football governing body UEFA have announced today that the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final will take place at the Olympic Stadium in the German capital Berlin, with the 2015 UEFA Europa League final set to be hosted at Poland's National Stadium in Warsaw.
May 23 - Ukraine's Sergey Bubka, Ireland's Pat McQuaid, Germany's Dr. h.c. Klaus Schormann and C K Wu of Taiwan will stand against each other for just three places on the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) Council at the organisation's General Assembly in St Petersburg next Tuesday (May 28).
May 22 - London will benefit from an estimated £44 million (€52 million/$67 million) income through hosting the UEFA Champions League final between German arch-rivals Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund this weekend, according to a report by MasterCard.
May 23 - The Brazilian Paralympic Committee (CPB) have signed a formal partnership with the Brazilian Confederation of Snow Sports (CBDN) in São Paulo to develop Paralympic winter sports in the county ahead of Sochi 2014
May 22 - The tragic death of British Olympic sailing champion Andrew Simpson, killed during a training session for the upcoming America's Cup, has forced organisers to introduce rule changes to improve safety at the regatta.
May 22 - Duke University coach Mike Krzyzewski will remain in his role as United States basketball coach for Rio 2016 after leading the team to back-to-back Olympic gold medals and a world title in 2010, despite originally insisting that he would be stepping down following London 2012.
At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Iranian judoka Arash Miresmaeili was disqualified for weighing in at nearly four pounds above the limit for his weight class of his under-66 kilograms match against an Israeli opponent Ehud Vaks in the first round. It was claimed Miresmaeili had gone on an eating binge to protest the International Olympic Committee's recognition of the state of Israel. Iran does not recognise the state of Israel, and Miresmaeili's actions won praise from high-ranking Iranian officials. Mohammad Khatami, the country's President at the time, was quoted as saying Miresmaili's actions would be "recorded in the history of Iranian glories". He was later awarded $125,000 by the Government - the same amount given to Olympic gold medallists.
The Director of Event Operations is a member of the WorldSkills International Senior Management Team and hence has a very important role in managing all operational matters for the organization’s flagship event, the WorldSkills Competition, as well as the biennial General Assembly meetings. The Director of Event Operations is required to complete complex tasks and projects, able to make timely decisions with limited guidance, understands strategic priorities, and exercises appropriate levels of urgency and judgement to situations that require a high level of attention. The Director of Event Operations is passionate about the vision and mission of WorldSkills and is proactive, resourceful, dedicated, and works with a high level of integrity.