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WADA committee head urges Russia not to drag out ban appeal

13 Dec 2019

Russia should not try to delay the start of its four-year ban from major sporting events for doping as it will only miss out on future events instead, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency's independent Compliance Review Committee said on Friday.

FIFA's Infantino proposed as IOC member, but not Coe - Bach

05 Dec 2019

LAUSANNE, Switzerland FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been proposed for International Olympic Committee membership, but World Athletics head Sebastian Coe will have to wait due to a conflict of interest, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Thursday.

Paris free to act on Airbnb after concerns over deal - IOC

05 Dec 2019

LAUSANNE, Switzerland Paris, host of the 2024 Olympics, is free to take any action in relation to Airbnb, after the city's mayor Anne Hidalgo took issue with a deal between the rental company and the International Olympic Committee, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Thursday.

1970s revisited as leaders Gladbach seek to beat Bayern

05 Dec 2019

Borussia Moenchengladbach trying to bring down the mighty Bayern Munich after years of Bavarian dominance might sound like a line from a 1970s German football almanac but that will be the case on Saturday when the two sides meet in the league.

Tokyo marathon move does not affect our credibility - IOC

04 Dec 2019

LAUSANNE, Switzerland A surprise move of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics marathon races and race walk events to cooler Sapporo from the capital was sudden but it will not affect the credibility of the International Olympic Committee, a senior IOC official said on Wednesday.

IOC extremely upset by Russian doping data manipulation

03 Dec 2019

LAUSANNE, Switzerland The International Olympic Committee is extremely upset by the latest doping scandal involving Russia and swift progress is being made to bring the issue to a conclusion, a spokesman said on Tuesday. | Video

WADA President-elect Banka vows to get tough on Russia

07 Nov 2019

KATOWICE, Poland World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) President-elect Witold Banka pledged on Thursday to be tough on Russia if the country is proven to have manipulated the doping data of its athletes.

Doping-Polish minister Banka confirmed as next WADA President

07 Nov 2019

KATOWICE, Poland, Nov 7 Polish Tourism and Sports Minister Witold Banka was officially appointed as the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency on Thursday, succeeding outgoing Craig Reedie on Jan. 1.

Bayern interim coach Flick braces for stormy Bundesliga debut

07 Nov 2019

Bayern Munich interim coach Hansi Flick has his work cut out for him as he seeks to plug the champions' leaky defence and inspire some confidence ahead of Saturday's Bundesliga clash with visitors Borussia Dortmund.

No point WADA looking into Salazar athletes - USADA's Tygart

06 Nov 2019

KATOWICE, Poland There is no point in the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) looking into athletes who trained under banned coach Alberto Salazar because the U.S. Anti-doping Agency has already done that, USADA chief Travis Tygart said on Wednesday.

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