Posts Tagged Sports governance

NCAA files intent to appeal O’Bannon decision

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NCAA attorneys have taken the first step in trying to overturn the ruling in the Ed O’Bannon case by notifying the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal.

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CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon to leave in 2015

TORONTO (AP) — CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon will not return for a third term when his contract expires next year.

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CAS rejects Kreuziger appeal to race in Vuelta

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Under suspicion for doping, Roman Kreuziger has been denied his request to start the three-week Spanish Vuelta on Saturday.

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UEFA investigates Italian soccer head over racism

Italian national soccer team's new coach Antonio Conte, left, flanked by Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC) President Carlo Tavecchio, speak during a press conference for his presentation, in Rome, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

LONDON (AP) — The Italian football federation’s new president is being investigated by UEFA over an alleged racist comment and could be banned for three months.

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FIFA rejects Barcelona appeal against transfer ban

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, center, poses with Barcelona's sports director Andoni Zubizarreta, left, and Barcelona's vice-president Jordi Mestre during a press conference of his presentation at the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Barcelona unveiled Suarez on Tuesday, an event delayed for over five weeks since his transfer from Liverpool due to his latest suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

ZURICH (AP) — Barcelona will be barred from signing any players in 2015 after FIFA rejected the club’s appeal against a one-year ban for breaching transfer regulations.

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