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Bach meets Putin at World Cup Final and claims Russian sport should be brought...

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on the success of the FIFA World Cup...

Bokel claims IOC bullied her and Scott after they called for Russian ban at...

Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission chairperson Claudia Bokel has claimed she was bullied after she supported calls for Russia to be banned...

Meeting de Paris: Fans of field events can rub their hands in glee

Fans of field events can rub their hands in glee. The 2018 edition of the MEETING de PARIS, on Saturday 30 June at the...

WADA granted immunity from lawsuits to boost doping investigations

A bill granting civil jurisdiction immunity to decisions made by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) should grant them more power to pursue drug cheats...

BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on 16th September: Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang return

BMW Berlin Marathon Eliud Kipchoge’s aim at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 16 this year is clear cut: to break his personal best. Given that...

Sir Craig Reedie awarded Knight Grand Cross award in Queen’s birthday honours

From Inside the Games World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has been awarded the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British...

WADA and IOC athlete representatives clash over participants at Global Athlete Forum

From Inside the Games A schism between athlete representatives from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has deepened after the...

Controversial Kenyan athletics coach Rotich charged with alleged involvement in doping conspiracy

From Inside the Games Michael Rotich, Kenya's athletics team manager at the 2016 Olympic Games, has been charged with alleged involvement in a doping conspiracy...

A new start for the FBK Games in Hengelo

Sunday, June 3rd will mark the day of a new start for the FBK Games in Hengelo. The IAAF World Challenge event and most...

DOSB Athletes’ Commission chair suggests all Olympians be paid participation grant

From Inside the Games A lump participation sum granted to all athletes appearing at the Olympic Games has been proposed as one idea by the...