Posts Tagged Sports governance

Cyclist stabbed to death near Rio Olympic venue

In this Oct. 30, 2007 file photo, people wave flags at the foot of the statue Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado mountain in Rio de Janeiro, after Brazil was officially chosen by FIFA as the host country for the 2014 World Cup. Mayor Eduardo Paes expressed confidence in the security arrangements for Rio's Olympics on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, one day after a cyclist was stabbed to death near the main venue for rowing and canoeing at South America’s first games. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Mayor Eduardo Paes said Wednesday he was confident in security arrangements for next year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics, a day after a cyclist was stabbed to death near the main venue for rowing and canoeing at South America’s first games.

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Goodell wants to hear directly from Brady in appeal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks to reporters during the NFL's spring meetings in San Francisco, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday it’s his responsibility to hear directly from New England quarterback Tom Brady in his appeal of his four-game suspension in the deflated footballs case.

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Thomas Bach to Marius Vizer: I’ll get back to you later

In this Friday, May 31, 2013 file photo, Marius Vizer, president of the International Judo Federation, (IJF) attends the SportAccord International Convention in St. Petersburg, Russia. A month after launching a scathing attack on the IOC, the head of SportAccord, Marius Vizer, says Tuesday May 19, 2015, he has proposed a meeting with Thomas Bach to repair the damage that has led multiple sports to cut ties with the umbrella body for international federations. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)

LONDON (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach is keeping Marius Vizer waiting on his invitation for a clear-the-air meeting.

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Players’ union asks Goodell to recuse self from Brady appeal

The players’ union has asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to recuse himself from the appeal hearing for Tom Brady in the deflated footballs case.

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Players’ union asks court to hold NFL’s Goodell in contempt

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL players’ union has asked a federal court to hold the league and Commissioner Roger Goodell in contempt for not complying with a federal judge’s order to send Adrian Peterson’s disciplinary case back to an arbitrator.

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