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Dick Pound leaves legal panel as updated IOC Commission lists announced

From Inside the Games International Olympic Committee (IOC) doyen Richard Pound is no longer involved in the body's influential Legal Affairs Commission after latest membership lists...

Russian Olympic Committee boss insists doping crisis is “reversed” as IOC support welcomed

From Inside the Games Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Stanislav Pozdnyakov believes the crisis in Russian sport has been reversed and that they are now...

Brits prepared for 2018 Berlin European Championships with biggest team ever

Great Britain & Northern Ireland’s 100-strong team take to the Olympic Stadium in Berlin for the start of the European Championships 2018. Led by team...

IAAF claim Nigerian Sports Ministry commit to repaying half of missing $150,000

From Inside the Games Nigeria's Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has supposedly pledged to immediately sign-off the repayment of half of the missing $150,000 (£106,000/€121,000) mistakenly...

World indoor high jump champion Lysenko suspended over whereabouts violation in further blow to...

From Inside the Games Reigning world indoor high jump champion Danil Lysenko has been provisionally suspended following a whereabouts rule violation, with the Russian barred...

BMW Berlin Marathon on 16th September: Tirunesh Dibaba heads high quality women’s field

BMW Berlin Marathon The elite women’s field for the 45th edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON 2018 is the strongest for many years. At the top...

IOC criticise proposed Rodchenkov Act for placing all athletes under US law

From Inside the Games The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have argued that the proposed Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act in the United States could put all athletes...

Rodchenkov tells Washington hearing Putin was behind Russian doping programme and he would have...

From Inside the Games Russian whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov, former head of the World Anti-Doping Agency-accredited laboratory in Moscow, today told the Helsinki Commission hearing in...

Rock ‘n Roll Marathon Series signs Toyota as title sponsor

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® is excited to announce Toyota, the Official Vehicle of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, as the title sponsor...

Philemon Rono returns to Toronto Waterfront aiming for ‘three-peat’

Paul Gains Kenya’s Philemon Rono will return to the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 21st intent on winning this IAAF Gold Label race for the...