Posts Tagged Sports governance

IOC urges US to come up with another bid city for 2024 Games

Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) speaks to media during a photo call at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, on Friday, July 24, 2015. Malaysia will host the 128th International Olympic Committee executive board meeting next week where the vote for the host cities of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games and for the 2020 Youth Olympic Winter Games will take place. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — With Boston no longer in contention, IOC leaders encouraged the U.S. on Tuesday to “make the right choice” and put forward a new candidate city for the 2024 Olympics. Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles could fit the bill perfectly, according to several IOC board members.

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FIFA tweaks appointment rules for reforms task force

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has changed composition rules for a task force criticized as lacking credibility to drive reforms after a corruption crisis.

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Trinidad extradition hearing delayed for ex-FIFA VP Warner

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — A court is giving former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner more time to fight being extradited from Trinidad & Tobago to the United States to face corruption charges.

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CAS blocks rules on women athletes with high male hormones

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — In a victory for individual athletes over governing bodies, sport’s highest court has suspended IAAF rules governing women who have high levels of male hormones.

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FIFA welcomes legal win for ban on third-party ownership

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has welcomed a legal win in a Belgian court which upholds its ban on third-party investors owning players’ transfer rights.

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