SCANDAL! CORRUPTION CHARGES UNFOLDS IN TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS
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SCANDAL! CORRUPTION CHARGES UNFOLDS IN TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS

BY LIAM MORGAN AT THE HOTEL ALAGARE IN LAUSANNE Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) President Tsunekazu Takeda has…

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AT LAST, WADA TEAM GAINS ACCESS TO RUSSIA ANTI-DOPING LABORATORY
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AT LAST, WADA TEAM GAINS ACCESS TO RUSSIA ANTI-DOPING LABORATORY

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed their three-person team has started work to retrieve…

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‘COUP PLOT’ BREWING IN US OLYMPIC BODY
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‘COUP PLOT’ BREWING IN US OLYMPIC BODY

BY MICHAEL PAVITT A group of more than 50 Olympians have called for the “near…

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RUSSIA ESCAPES TOKYO OLYMPICS 2020 BAN
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RUSSIA ESCAPES TOKYO OLYMPICS 2020 BAN

BY DUNCAN MACKAY, EDITOR, INSIDETHEGAMES.BIZ International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has signalled that Russia…

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2018 – A YEAR TO REMEMBER, FOR RIGHT AND FOR WRONG
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2018 – A YEAR TO REMEMBER, FOR RIGHT AND FOR WRONG

BY LILIAN MORGAN, LIAM MORGAN SENIOR CHIEF REPORTER INSIDETHEGAMES.BIZ Having the insidethegames New Year’s Eve blog slot allows…

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PRISON TERM AWAITS DEFAULTING ATHLETES AS CHINA CRIMINALIZES DOPING
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PRISON TERM AWAITS DEFAULTING ATHLETES AS CHINA CRIMINALIZES DOPING

China is set to make doping a criminal offence, with any athletes found to have…

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RUSSIA ANTI-DOPING BOSS PUTS PRESSURE ON PRESIDENT PUTIN
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RUSSIA ANTI-DOPING BOSS PUTS PRESSURE ON PRESIDENT PUTIN

Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) director general Yury Ganus has called on President Vladimir Putin to…

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GHANA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE AGREES DEAL TO GET FREE TRAINING FACILITIES BEFORE TOKYO 2020
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GHANA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE AGREES DEAL TO GET FREE TRAINING FACILITIES BEFORE TOKYO 2020

President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) Ben Nunoo-Mensah has signed a Memorandum of Understanding…

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JAPAN BANS DRONES NEAR VENUES OF TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES
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JAPAN BANS DRONES NEAR VENUES OF TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

The disruption of flight schedules at London Gartwick Airport some days ago owing to drone…

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DALUNG CONGRATULATES NEW NIGERIA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE BOARD
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DALUNG CONGRATULATES NEW NIGERIA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE BOARD

Nigeria’s Minster of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has congratulated the newly elected board of…

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IOC TAGS ARUNA QUADRI AFRICA’S ALL TIME TABLE TENNIS BEST
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IOC TAGS ARUNA QUADRI AFRICA’S ALL TIME TABLE TENNIS BEST

Two years after becoming the first African to reach the quarterfinal round of the table…

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ANOCA ELECTION OFFERS AFRICA CHANCE FOR ‘A FRESH START’
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ANOCA ELECTION OFFERS AFRICA CHANCE FOR ‘A FRESH START’

BY AIPS AFRICA TEAM. A fresh start! That is what the four contenders for presidency…

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TOKYO 2020: NIGERIA CALLS FOR REVIEW OF OFFICIATING STANDARDS
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TOKYO 2020: NIGERIA CALLS FOR REVIEW OF OFFICIATING STANDARDS

Nigeria has called for an urgent review of officiating standards in Olympic sports ahead of…

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NIGERIA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE TO HOLD ELECTIONS IN ADAMAWA
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NIGERIA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE TO HOLD ELECTIONS IN ADAMAWA

The annual general meeting of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, which  will also serve as elections …

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NIGERIA BEGINS OLYMPIC GAMES QUALIFIERS WITH LIBYA
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NIGERIA BEGINS OLYMPIC GAMES QUALIFIERS WITH LIBYA

Current Olympic bronze medallist, Nigeria, will begin their qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Games with…

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BADMINTON BOSS, ORBIH, OTHERS MANDATED TO FASHION OUT SPORTS FUNDING STRUCTURE
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BADMINTON BOSS, ORBIH, OTHERS MANDATED TO FASHION OUT SPORTS FUNDING STRUCTURE

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has set up a seven-man Committee to map…

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NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA OPT FOR JOINT 2032 OLYMPICS BID
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NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA OPT FOR JOINT 2032 OLYMPICS BID

Sports have again proven a greater bond in bringing politically divergent territory together. Both North…

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