Posts Tagged Sports governance

IOC issues warning over Israeli flag incident

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has issued a warning to the international baseball and softball federation after an Israeli delegate was barred from displaying his national flag at a recent meeting in Tunisia.

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FIFA takes no action over challenge on Neymar

In this July 4, 2014, photo, Brazil's Neymar screams out after being fouled during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Brazil and Colombia at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Friday. The 22-year-old Neymar broke his third vertebra after being kneed in the back by Colombian player Juan Camillo Zuniga in the 86th minute of the match. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA will not take action against the Colombia player who injured Neymar and ended the Brazil star’s World Cup.

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Almaty, Beijing, Oslo make list for 2022 Olympics

International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach of Germany, speaks during the announcement of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games Candidate Cities (Beijing 2022, Oslo 2022, Almaty 2022) after an executive board meeting, at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Monday, July 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone,Jean-Christophe Bott)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — As the IOC seeks to dispel concerns the Olympics are too expensive, two former host cities and one former also-ran advanced to the final phase Monday in the troubled race for the 2022 Winter Games.

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Nigeria heading for FIFA ban over interference

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Nigeria is not backing down after sacking its entire national football federation leadership, ignoring a FIFA directive and moving closer to a ban from internationals for the reigning African champion.

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