Posts Tagged Sports governance

IOC discusses Olympic TV channel with global sponsors

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Leaders of the world’s top-tier Olympic sponsors have been briefed on the IOC’s future strategy, including the launch of a digital Olympic television channel.

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IOC dismisses idea of joint Saudi-Bahrain bid for Olympics

In this Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 photo provided by the Saudi Press Agency, Prince Miteb bin Abdul Aziz, son of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud, left, and newly enthroned King Salman, center, receive dignitaries who arrived to give their condolences for Saudi King Abdullah, who died early Friday at age 90, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/SPA)

LONDON (AP) — The IOC has dismissed a suggestion by a Saudi Arabian official that the ultraconservative nation could seek to co-host the Olympics with neighboring Bahrain and hold men’s and women’s events in separate countries.

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Gibbs doesn’t remember talk of deflated footballs in past

NASCAR Championship team owner Joe Gibbs speaks to the media during the NASCAR Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs said he was shocked when he learned the NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs to gain an advantage over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game.

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Dutch football association chief to challenge FIFA’s Blatter

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In the biggest challenge yet to Sepp Blatter, Dutch football association leader Michael van Praag entered the FIFA presidential election race on Monday.

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Browns “disappointed” by report Gordon failed drug test

In this Nov. 30, 2014, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon carries the ball after a reception against the Buffalo Bills during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Browns say they are disappointed about a report that troubled wide receiver Gordon has failed another drug test and could be facing a one-year NFL ban. Gordon was suspended for 10 games last season for another violation of the league's drug policy. He appeared in just five games and was suspended by the Browns for violating team rules before the season finale. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon’s troubles have deepened. He may be out of chances — and time.

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