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Russia may lose World Cup if key teams refuse to participate

Russia may lose World Cup if key teams refuse to participate

Russia can be stripped of the right to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup if important national teams refuse to participate in the event, yet the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) will take the final decision, Richard …

IOC extends sanctions against Russia over doping

IOC extends sanctions against Russia over doping

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday extended sanctions against Russia over dopinguntil further notice. The IOC first imposed sanctions on Russia in July in the wake of Richard …

Kazakh weightlifter stripped of Olympic gold medals

Kazakh weightlifter stripped of Olympic gold medals

Kazakh weightlifter Ilya Ilyin has been stripped of two Olympic gold medals by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) , the press service of the Kazakh National Olympic Committee said. 2008 Beijing …

IOC disqualifies four Russian athletes

IOC disqualifies four Russian athletes

International Olympic Committee (IOC) has disqualified four Russian athletes after the re-analysis of stored samples from the London 2012 Olympic Games, the IOC official website said, TASS reports. In total, the IOC has sanctioned 12 …

IOC changes anti-doping rules

IOC changes anti-doping rules

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will make a proposal on the formation of a new, more transparent and independent anti-doping system, the head of Committee Thomas Bach informed. "We need a full review of …

IOC agrees to ban Russian athletes from the Olympics

IOC agrees to ban Russian athletes from the Olympics

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is to make a decision to debar Russian athletes from the Olympic Games individually. The statement was made by the head of the International Olympic …

Team Russia could be barred from 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

Team Russia could be barred from 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

Thomas Bach, the head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), stated that all Russian athletes may be barred from participating in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Team Russia will be removed from the …

Chess players of the world, unite!

Chess players of the world, unite!

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: “We united the chess world; we have one champion, one federation; we are recognized by the IOC”

Ilham Aliyev awarded IOC medal

Ilham Aliyev awarded IOC medal

The joint congress of the European Fair Play Association (EFPM) and the World Fair Play Council (CIFP), 21th annual EFPM General Assembly and the World Fair Play Awards Ceremony is hosted in Baku. The Congress main topic is “Fair play in …