Posts Tagged Sports governance

FINA meets IOC call to reveal top officials’ pay

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, left, and FINA President Julio C. Maglione smile as they sign an agreement on Budapest's hosting the World Aquatics Championships in 2017 in Hotel Palace in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, April 16, 2015. Budapest replaces Guadalajara as the host city after the Mexican site pulled out due to financial difficulties leaving the Hungarian capital with two years instead of the usual four to get prepared for the largest ever sports event in Hungary's history. (Szilard Koszticsak/MTI via AP)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of swimming has become the first Olympic sports federation to meet the IOC’s call to reveal what senior officials are paid.

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NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspension

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson on Thursday, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas.

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7 UMaine football players allegedly accepted free meals

ORONO, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine is investigating whether seven football players violated the Student Conduct Code by accepting meals at the university’s dining commons over the past month.

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FINA could offer Phelps extra place to race at swim worlds

Michael Phelps swims laps during a practice session, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. The 18-time Olympic champion will compete in the Area Pro Swim Series after serving a six-month suspension for DUI. (AP Photo/Matt York)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Swimming’s governing body wants to give Michael Phelps a special invitation to race at the world championships.

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CAS rules against Indian swimmer in 2010 doping case

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed an appeal by Indian swimmer Amar Muralidharan over a 2010 positive doping test for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine.

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