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Why North Korean Pull Out Of Tokyo Olympics

The North Korean which claimed it has no COVID-19 cases has now withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics citing Covid-19. In a statement on the secretive state’s official Sports in the DPRK Korea website said authorities want to “protect athletes”. “The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has decided not to participate in the 32nd Olympic Games […]

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Australia Double Olympics Medalist Found Guilty Of Attempting To Smuggle $152m Cocaine

An Australia double kayaker silver medalist at the Athens Olympics has been foud guilty with his brother of attempting to smuggle A$200m($152m) worthy cocaine into Australia. Nathan Baggaley and Dru Baggaley will be sentenced later this month. Both have pleaded not guilty. Dru and another man were arrested in 2018 after a dramatic police chase […]

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German Olympics To Award Scholarship In MBA Sports

The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) in it’s magnanimous display, has pledged to award a scholarship of €13,000 (£11,000/$15,255) for a Master of Business Administration (MBA) course in sports management. The application for the scholarship is open today and close on July 7th which are for anyone who has a first university degree or vocational […]

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Furious Nike Sued Over ‘Mark Of The Beast Satanic Trainers’

A $1,018 modified Nike Air Max 97s trainers with sole containing real drop of human blood and with an inverted cross, a pentagram and the words “Luke 10:18” which was made by Brooklyn art MSCHF has now become an object of controversy as Nike has sued the organization. Nike who is furious over trademark infringement […]

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2021 World Para Powerlifting World Cup: Nigeria Leads On First Day

Nigeria Para Powerlift Team who flown out quietly into Manchester few days ago has returned to their dominant winning way at 2021 World Para Powerlifting World Cup currently going on. Nigeria team waste no time by amashing three gold medals on the opening day and left other athletes in a surprise. Nigerian Jonah Ben first […]

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China To Offer Covid Dose To Tokyo Olympics And Paralympic Athletes

If the offer of Chinese Olympic Committee is accepted it will see them providing Covid vaccine doses to those athletes competing at the summer Games and at the 2022 winter Games in Beijing. According to International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach who made known Chinese gesture on Wednesday added that the delayed Tokyo 2020 will […]

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Deadline Given For Athletes’ Update Of Whereabouts

The Athletic Integrity Unit has announced 15th March, 2021 as the deadline for athletes to update their whereabouts. It now leave a week left to file the whereabouts for the second quarter of this year; which is obligatory for those athletes on registered testing pool. Athletes are subject to testing 365 days a year and […]

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Rio Olympics Weightlifting Champion Suspended For Urine Swapping

Nijat Rahimov, a Kazakhstan gold medallist at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Dumitru Captari of Romania – who also competed in the under-77 kilograms event in Rio de Janeiro have been provisional suspended for urine sample swapping. Both men now stand suspended after being charged under article 2.2 of the International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) […]

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Doctor Transfusing Blood For Doping Jail For Four Years

A German doctor named Mark S who was behind performance-enhancing blood transfusions since 2011 mostly for cross-country skiers and cyclists; has been sentenced to prison for four years and 10 months Munich court on Friday (15). The defendant, identified in Germany only as Mark S, had admitted at the start of the trial in September […]

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WADA Raised Concern Over US Anti-Doping Issue As NFL Test Positive

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has slammed a two-week suspension given to National Football League (NFL) player Luke Gifford after he tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance, claiming the sanction “brings into sharp focus the anti-doping problems that exist in the United States”. A WADA spokesman said the ban given to Gifford, who plays for the […]

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Jumbo-Visma Cyclist Ban For Causing Crash That Left Another Cyclist In Coma

Dutch Jumbo -Visms cyclist, Dyan Groenewegen who deviated from his line before he and Fabio Jakobsen collided near the finish line on stage one of the race on 5 August at the Tour of Poland; has been banned for nine months. The crash left Jakobsen in coma. His ban will be backdated to the incident and […]

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South Africa Olympics Elected President As Questions Still Remain

Although former acting President, Barry Hendricks has been elected as South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) President, which is expected to end a the imbroglio that has engulfed organisation. But it seems the fire has not been finally douse. The officials, dubbed the “SASCOC Five”, which lodged a claim last month did attended […]

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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 […]