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Fields confirmed for Olympic Games golf competitions

Lausanne, July 19, 2016: The names of the 120 men and women who will create golf history in Rio de Janeiro next month have been ratified today (Tuesday, July 19) with the publication of confirmed places for the Olympic Games competition at Reserva de Marapendi Golf Course between August 11 and 20.

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Statement of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee on the WADA Independent Person Report

Lausanne, July 19, 2016: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) received yesterday the World Anti-Doping Agency’s “Independent Person Report”. “The findings of the report show a shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of sports and on the Olympic Games. Therefore, the IOC will not hesitate to take the toughest sanctions available against

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Paris 2024 celebrates 50 days to go to Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

By Robert Fawdon, Paris, France: 19 July 2016: The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee has today outlined its commitment to Paralympic sport during the Team France launch event held in the city to mark 50 days to go to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

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ECB’s Steve Elworthy appointed Managing Director of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Dubai, 19 July 2016: The International Cricket Council and the England and Wales Cricket Board today jointly announced that Steve Elworthy had been appointed as Managing Director of the ICC Cricket World Cup, which will be held in England and Wales in 2019. Elworthy will also have an oversight of the ICC

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WADA publishes Mclaren investigation report

Independent Investigation confirms Russian State manipulation of the doping control process Agency requests collective sanctions for Rio 2016 and beyond Preamble from WADA’s President, Sir Craig Reedie Following a WADA Executive Committee meeting held today to discuss the McLaren Investigation Report, I draw your attention to the WADA media release below. It is

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IAAF response to mclaren report

Monaco, July 18, 2016: “The institutionalized and systematic doping in Russian athletics is the reason the IAAF suspended, and then upheld the suspension of, RusAF’s membership and consequently the exclusion of their athletes from international competition,” said IAAF President Sebastian Coe. McLaren provided the IAAF with his preliminary findings which were included

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Statement of the International Olympic Committee on WADA report

Lausanne, July 18, 2016: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today received the World Anti-Doping Agency’s “Independent Person Report”. The IOC will now carefully study the complex and detailed allegations, in particular with regard to the Russian Ministry of Sport. “The findings of the report show a shocking and unprecedented attack on

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AIBA Executive Committee concludes two days of meetings in the Uzbekistan capital of Tashkent and fully endorses alignment with the professional boxing world

Tashkent, July 17, 2016: The International Boxing Association Executive Committee has concluded two days of meetings in the Uzbekistan capital of Tashkent, discussing key achievements including the outcome of the latest meeting with WBA President in Vargas, and looking ahead to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and beyond. “First of all, I

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Hero CPL honours Sir Garry Sobers ahead of 80th birthday celebrations

Bridgetown, July 16, 2016: The great Sir Garfield Sobers received a special presentation ahead of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) between Barbados Tridents and Trinbago Knight Riders at the Kensington Oval on Saturday morning. One of the game’s greatest players, whose influence and legacy extends across the Caribbean and beyond, Sir

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Early wickets fail to stop Jamaica Tallawahs romping home at Hero CPL

Kingston, 15 July 2016: A remarkable match at Sabina Park saw the Jamaica Tallawahs recover from the loss of four wickets in seven balls at the start of their innings to defeat the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The Amazon Warriors batted first and set a sub-par