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Second wave of reanalysis reveals banned substances in 45 athletes from Beijing and London

Lausanne, July 22, 2016: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that reanalysis of the second wave of samples from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 has resulted in Provisional Adverse Analytical Findings (PAAFs) of 30 athletes from Beijing and Adverse Analytical Findings (AAFs) of 15 athletes from London.* The latest results bring

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Tallawahs qualify for Hero CPL knockouts after Tridents victory

Kingston, July 20, 2016: The Jamaica Tallawahs have secured a place in the knockout stages of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with a win over the Barbados Tridents at Sabina Park. The Tallawahs have won all four of their home games as they became the first team to gain a place

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IJF supports Russian athletes not involved in doping activities

Lausanne, July 21, 2016: Following the publication of the McLaren Report, as well as the latest developments in the world of sports, we would like to express our support for all the Russian athletes who were not involved in doping activities. We support all these clean athletes and we hope that they

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IOC implements measures to safeguard athletes from harassment and abuse in sport

Lausanne, July 21, 2016: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it has taken an important step forward in the protection of athletes from harassment and abuse in sport in time for this summer’s Olympic Games Rio 2016. In line with the reforms of Olympic Agenda 2020 to strengthen support to athletes,

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FEI Awards 2016: global quest for equestrian heroes begins

Lausanne, July 21, 2016: The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), world governing body of equestrian sport, has today launched the FEI Awards 2016. This officially marks the beginning of the 8 week nomination phase that will result in the winners being announced at the FEI Awards Gala Ceremony presented by Longines in Tokyo

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Aspetar Excellence in Football Research Award at ECSS Vienna 2016

Vienna, July 21, 2016: At ECSS Vienna 2016 Aspetar Excellence in Football Research Award was distributed the second time. The award aims to attract and support novel, applied research project with relevance to football (soccer). There were several qualified applicants for the award and five of them got shortlisted. These five presented their

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GSSI Sports Nutrition Award at ECSS Vienna 2016

Vienna, July 21, 2016: Abstracts submitted in the area of nutrition for the ECSS Vienna 2016 congress were able to opt in to apply for the GSSI Nutrition Award. Gatorade Sport Science Institute (GSSI) has been ECSS Platinum Partner for 5 years and with the award they aim to promote research in

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World Sailing President Carlo Croce Unveils Election Manifesto

By Amelia Fisher-Starzynski, July 20, 2016: Carlo Croce, who is standing for a second and final term as President of World Sailing [WS], has today unveiled his election Manifesto “A New Era for World Sailing” [attached]. His Manifesto builds on what has already been achieved in his first term as President and

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IOC Awards 2018-2020 Broadcast Rights in the Caribbean

Lausanne, July 20, 2016: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the exclusive broadcast rights in the Caribbean to International Media Content Ltd (IMC), parent company of SportsMax and a subsidiary of Digicel Group, for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang 2018 and the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020.

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Media Accreditation Process Open for the Scotiabank Champions League 2016/17

Miami, July 20, 2016: The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) informs media that the accreditation process for the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League 2016/17 is open to all media. Media members wishing to attend games should be aware of the upcoming deadlines and annual accreditation process, now open.