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New doping appeal for CAS

New doping appeal for CAS

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced on Tuesday that it has lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the case of Norah Jeruto, the former world hurdles champion who was acquitted last month. She is the fourth athlete currently in the appeals process.


Second round of Rugby Sevens kicks off in Cape Town

Second round of Rugby Sevens kicks off in Cape Town

The twelve top rugby sevens teams, both male and female, will face off in the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. The HSBC SVNS 2024 is set to thrill fans on December 9th and 10th, promising a spectacle like no other in the land of the Rugby 15 World Champions.




Teqball, the fusion that is already a reality

Teqball, the fusion that is already a reality

The sixth world championship in Thailand of this new sport called Teqball, which combines table tennis with football skills, where you can add some of the futvoley so famous on Brazilian beaches, was recently successfully completed in Thailand.


La Natividad won the Argentine Open Polo Tournament

La Natividad won the Argentine Open Polo Tournament

The 130th edition of the Argentine Polo Open, the most important tournament in the world, recently ended. The champion was La Natividad by beating La Dolfina Saudi in a vibrant final by 13-10 in a sport that moves millions of dollars in silence.


The UEFA actively works to reduce injuries

The UEFA actively works to reduce injuries

The UEFA has announced a significant initiative aimed at better understanding anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in women's football, one of the most severe injuries a female footballer can experience in her career.


IIHF mandates neck protection for ice hockey players

IIHF mandates neck protection for ice hockey players

Just over a month after the passing of Adam Johnson, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) is changing rules and introducing the mandatory use of neck protection. This will be enforced in future IIHF World Championships and Olympic Games.



The Sports Opportunity Forum welcomes Caster Semenya

The Sports Opportunity Forum welcomes Caster Semenya

It was inaugurated at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, FOD23. It coincides with the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the fifth anniversary of the Center for Sport and Human Rights (CDDH). The forum discusses the future of sports and human rights.