Qatar has acquired another of the trappings of a top sporting nation, with news that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has this week approved the accreditation of the Doha laboratory for anti-doping analysis.
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Sepp Blatter, FIFA President at least for another six months, has ceased to be a member of world sport’s most powerful club.
A new raft of doping allegations may delay publication of the report by a three-man World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Commission into alleged widespread, systematised doping in Russia.
Sir Martin Sorrell, boss of advertising giant WPP, today wowed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with the message that the need to engage with young people has "never been more urgent".
All remaining votes in the 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Kuala Lumpur are to be conducted the old-fashioned way, via paper ballot, after yesterday's fiasco which forced a re-vote in the battle between victors Beijing and Almaty for the right to stage the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The race against time that Tokyo 2020 now faces to have its new National Stadium ready for the Olympic Games five years hence was underlined here today, when it was emphasised that certain groups would require access before the building was completed.
Matteo Renzi, Italian Prime Minister, is soon to appoint an Undersecretary for Sport.
Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, today wasted no time in signalling that a significant revamp of the winning Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic project is probably in the offing.
Almost the first thing we saw was the Bird’s Nest Stadium; the second was an International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president; the third was a video from Xi Jinping, the Chinese President.
Only 85 of the 100 current International Olympic Committee (IOC) members are set to participate in this afternoon’s vote between Almaty and Beijing to determine the host of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Deliberations over some Tokyo 2020 cycling venues are set to drag on until at least September, as a mutually acceptable venue plan covering the track, BMX and mountain bike disciplines continues to prove difficult to pin down.
Campaign for 2022 Winter Olympics nears finale with hot favourites Beijing insisting they have "enough snow"
A 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic campaign that never quite captured the world’s imagination meandered towards its conclusion in the Malaysian capital today, with Almaty still making pointed reference to “real snow” and Beijing deluging us with air quality statistics.
Dentsu, the Japanese advertising and public relations company, is to retain exclusive broadcasting rights to the Olympic Games across a total of 22 Asian countries - including Malaysia - until at least 2024.
United Arab Emirates equestrian suspension lifted after signing of legally-binding three-year agreement with FEI
The Emirates Equestrian Federation (EEF) has had its suspension lifted by the sport’s governing body, under an agreement that, in effect, puts the United Arab Emirates body on probation for three years.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded Middle East and North African broadcast rights to the Games for the next two Olympic cycles to Qatar’s beIN Media Group.