Posts Tagged Sports governance

Korean Oly body could give banned swimmer Park shot at Rio

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Olympic body is considering easing its eligibility rules for athletes entering international competitions, which would allow banned former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan a shot at qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

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Haden says email confirm USC treated unfairly by NCAA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California athletic director Pat Haden says private email between members of the NCAA committee on infractions made public as part of a lawsuit by a former Trojans assistant coach confirm the school was treated unfairly in the association’s handling of the Reggie Bush case.

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IAAF appeals against Russian ‘selective’ sanctions

MONACO (AP) — Track and field’s governing body appealed Wednesday to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the “selective” sanctions handed down by Russia in six doping cases.

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UEFA president Platini sees final challenge ahead in 2019

UEFA President Michel Platini laughs during a news conference at the end of the 39th Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Platini was re-elected as UEFA president for a third four-year term. He was unopposed to extend his presidential reign, which started in 2007, and was acclaimed by the leaders of UEFA's 54 member federations.(AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — Michel Platini has his eye on one last challenge in 2019, the year FIFA will elect its president.

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NCAA emails among documents released in USC coach lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Private emails between NCAA committee members have been made public in the defamation lawsuit against the organization brought by former Southern California assistant football coach Todd McNair, whose alleged ethical breaches in the scandal surrounding Heisman Trophy-winning tailback Reggie Bush were outlined in an NCAA report.

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