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A Doctor And Physiotherapist Arrested Over Alleged Doping Investigation During This Year’s Tour de France

A criminal investigation has been launched into alleged doping during this year’s Tour de France, with a doctor and physiotherapist reported to be in police custody. Marseille state prosecutor Dominique Laurens confirmed to Agence France-Presse that an investigation is underway, and the international Cycling Union has said it “welcomes” the inquiry.  It relates to the “discovery of […]

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Sport World Body Pays Tribute As Former WADA President Australia John Fahey Passed Away

John Fahey, the second President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and a key figure in Syndey’s winning bid for the 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has passed away at age of 75. Fahey was New South Wales Premier from June 1992 to April 1995. That period included Sydney being awarded the Games at the […]

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Ten Uk Sports Organization Get Extra Fund To Mitigate Impact Of Covid-19

Sport will provide extra funding to 10 British National Governing Bodies (NGBs) to help mitigate the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic on the organisations. The agency said it would distribute a total of £1.38 million ($1.8 million/€1.5 million) to NGBs which applied for a share of its continuity fund. British Cycling is in line to […]

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Cyprus Adopt An Athlete Scheme Generated €300k

The Cyprus Adopt An Athletes scheme launched by Cyprus Olympics Commitee in May 2019, the scheme aims to raise money for Cypriot athletes participating in or aiming to take part in next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo has generated €300,000 (£268,000/$357,000). The money raised so far will allow athletes to focus their attention on training […]

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Olympics Qualified Nigeria Taekwondo Athlete Named In Malala Fund’s Game Changers Project

The first female Nigerian taekwondo athlete to qualify for the Olympics Games in 16 years, Elizabeth Anyanacho has been named as one of 30 Game Changers of 2020, a project established by the Malala Fund. The Game Changes project aims to highlight the stories of female athletes, who outline their accomplishments in sport and their […]

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WADA To Go Soft As Some Sanction To Be Reduced In A New Implementing Code

By next year the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will implement a new code, the first change in six years. Among the measures that have been announced include a reduction in sanctions for “substances of abuse”, illegal drugs that do not have a performance-enhancing effect. Under the new code, which is to be implemented in the […]

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Court Of Arbitration Rubber Stamp Spanish Cyclist’s Four Years Ban

The controversial Spanish cyclist, Ibai Salas Zorrozua has been confirmed ban for four years by the Court Of Arbitration (CAS) on Tuesday 4. The 29 years cyclist was initially suspended for Athletes Biological Passport (ABP) abnomalities in 2018 but local Spain court of sport set aside the suspension which now made World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) […]

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South Africa Olympics Gymnast Hopeful In Superlative Display Of Routine

The first South Africa to qualify for Olympics artistic gymnastics in 15 years, Caitlin Rooskrantz was given an opportunity to show- case her talent as she would have done if the Olympics was not postponed. In honour of marking the teenager’s journey, Sanlam (Insurance giant) supported Rooskrantz by live streaming the routine from her training […]

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Sports In UK Back In Limbo After

Professional sport was plunged back into a now-familiar sense of uncertainty on Friday after the government’s decision to suspend spectator test events. The news was relayed by Boris Johnson in a televised address. Shortly after the FA announced it was pausing plans to allow fans into Wembley for the Community Shield at the end of August, […]

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Confusion Of South Africa Olympics Secret Seven Judicial Board

It seems another name for South Africa Sports Confederation and Olympics Commitee ( SASCOC) is controversy as it has swimmed itself to another one. The fresh one bother on the body bringing disciplinary action against suspended acting president Barry Hendricks. Even though Hendricks was cleared by the arbitrator‚ the Sascoc board has maintained his suspension‚ […]

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Hong Kong 1964 Tokyo Olympics Torch-Bearer Died

Hong Kong Athletics hero, William Hill (1945-2020) has passed on. Hong Kong athletics is mourning the death of runner Hill, one of the city’s representatives at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and a former Hong Kong record-holder. Hill, a Diocesan Boys’ School graduate, held the record in the 400 metres with a time of 48.8 seconds. […]

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Ban Triple Olympics Champion Sun Lauched two prongs Appeal To Overturn His Eight Years Ban

The three times Olympics Champion and 11- times World Swimming Champion, Chinese Sun Yang has lauched an intensive appeal to Swiss Federal Tribunal; as confirmed by his lawyer. The South China Morning Post reported that the Swiss Federal Tribunal has confirmed receiving Sun’s appeal. Sun is being represented by Fabrice Robert-Tissot from Bonnard Lawson, as well as […]

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A Card Featuring LeBron James Auction For $1.8m

A card featuring double Olympic basketball gold medallist LeBron James has sold for $1.8 million (£1.4 million/€1.6 million) at auction. The card attracted 34 bids over the course of the 26-day sale conducted by Goldin Auctions. It was bought by Leore Avidar, the chief executive and co-founder of Lob.com, a San Francisco-based company which automates […]

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At Last World Athletics President Coe Has Been Elected IOC Member

The World Athletics received a boost as it’s president Lord Sebastian Coe has been elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee ( IOC). Coe’s candidacy was proposed after he changed his status at sports marketing firm CSM to a non-executive role over a potential conflict of interest. The 63-year-old had been turned down […]

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Testing Revelations: Allegation Of UK Win At All Cost?

UK Sport has denied seeking to win Olympic medals at any cost following revelations it secretly spent hundreds of thousands of pounds on testing an experimental substance on 91 elite athletes before London 2012. The substance, a synthetic version of a naturally occurring body acid called ketones developed by researchers at Oxford University with a […]

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New Twist In South Africa Olympics Election Imbroglio

The five months old imbroglio in South Africa Sport Confederate and Olympics Commitee (SASCOC) which show a ray of hope when International Olympics Commitee (IOC) intervened; is now thrown disarray after arbitration cleared the suspended president. Arbitrator Alec Freund dismissed the allegation by Ntambi Ravele‚ a Tennis SA board member‚ that he and Tennis SA […]

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Australia Two-time World Snowboard Cross Champion Died Mysteriously

Australia Alex Pullin, the two-time snowboard cross Champion died mysteriously on Wednesday, he was found unresponsive off a beach on Queensland’s Gold Coast. The 32 years old Pullin was reported died while spearfishing in his native Australia, local officials have confirmed. He was treated by paramedics at the scene but could not be revived, authorities […]

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UK Sport Deeply Worried About Allegations Of Deep Abuse In UK Gymnastics

Both UK Sport and British Athletes Commission (BAC) are deeply worried about the recent allegations by some British gymnasts about an existing abuse in British gymnastics. UK Sport has confirmed it is investigating the “shocking and upsetting” allegations of serious physical and emotional abuse of British gymnasts – with one former leading competitor claiming she […]

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British Athletics Chief Offers Support To Commonwealth Gold Medalist Bianca’s Case With Met Police

British Athletics chiefs have offered support to Bianca Williams after the star sprinter’s distressing altercation with police in London. In a statement, British Athletics said: ”We are aware of the hugely distressing footage of Bianca Williams and her partner being handcuffed by the police outside their home. “Our staff have been in touch with her […]

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Linford Christie’s Athletes In Scuffle With Met Police

The former Olympic Champion Linford Christie is gutted after two of his athletes who are black were stopped and handcuffed by police officers while with their three-month-old son The two athletes are now considering legal action, according to Guardian. The Christie’s athlete video version of the incident which occurred in Maida Vale, west London, on […]

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IOC Wade Into South Africa Olympics Election Imbroglio

The South African Sport Confederation and Olympics Commitee (SASCOC) election imbroglio seems to have seen the end of the tunnel as International Olympics Commitee (IOC) has waded in by appointing a 82-year-old IOC member, Sam Ramsamy to help to oversee and “facilitate the process leading to the elections” in his home country. Elections are set […]

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A Son For Bernie Ecclestone, At 89

On Wednesday, the former Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone innate thrust to be in the news for good reason as he became the father of a healthy boy, who was born to his wife Fabiana (46) in the hospital in Interlaken, Switzerland. The “Blick” reporter Roger Benoit reported first on Twitter. The Briton did not lose […]

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Bahamas Olympics Call For Application As It Has Made Available $30k Covid-19 Relief Funds

Bahamas Olympics Commitee (BOC) has called on all Bahamas athletes who are struggling as a result of covid-19 to apply for covid-19 relief fund as $30,000 (£24,200/€26,700) has been released for fund. Athletes have until July 3 to return their applications to the BOC and successful applicants will be notified by the end of the […]

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Court Of Arbitration Turns Spanish

The new change in Court Of Arbitration (CAS) is a cheering news to Spanish speaking countries who previously, could only request that a CAS arbitration be conducted in Spanish, even the request was subject to the agreement of all parties involved, as well as the arbitrators in charge. The CAS has now adopted Spanish as […]

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Canada Set To Resume Anti-Doping Test

The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is set to resume anti-doping tests with supplemental safety measures on July 13. As athletes and sports return to training and provincial health restrictions are lifted, CCES has developed supplemental doping control procedures to allow the resumption of urine sample collection under the Canadian Anti-Doping Program. All […]

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US White House Threatened World Anti-Doping Agency

In a very unusual and unprecedented manner, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has threatened to withdraw its funding of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) unless the three outlined area are look into. It outlines three areas that should be monitored in respect of whether funding is reduced or withdrawed, with […]

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French World Junior Climbing Champion Died After Mistake In Climbing Practice

The French Tokyo Olympics climbing hopeful and World Junior Climbing Champion, Douady, died over the weekend after falling while on climbing practice in the French Alps. A 16 years old, Douady, died on Sunday after falling 150m the French Mountain Climbing Federation (FFME) confirmed. A climbing prodigy, Douady was expected to form part of the […]

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Bizarre: American World Championahip Boxing Medalist Cleared Of Doping After Claiming Sex Transmission

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), has announced a bizarre clearance of world boxing championship bronze medalist, Virginia Fuchs, after agreed that her doping came through sex transmission from her partner. The 32-year-old tested positive for two prohibited substances – letrozole metabolite and GW1516 metabolites – from an out-of-competition sample she provided on February 13.  […]

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IOC Back Pedal On Anti-Racism Kneeling On Podium

The IOC outlined before the Tokyo Olympics Games were move back to 2021 that kneeling would not be allowed but has softened its stance in light of the NFL changing it’s position following the Black Lives Matter protests in the US and athletes across other sports, including football, also showing solidarity with the movement by taking a knee. […]