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FIFA Report: EU Lambasts Blatter Plan, Port Elizabeth Hosts Confederations Cup

May 08, 2008

FIFA Pres Sepp Blatter will try to broker a “gentleman’s agreement” on player nationality at the FIFA Congress in the end of May. (Getty Images) ...

Olympic Boxing Comes Back from the Ropes

May 09, 2008

Referees are now kept isolated at AIBA matches. (ATR)  (ATR) Four years ago, boxing was on the verge of being knocked out of the Olympics, with concerns ove...

World Briefs: Australia Spells Out Rules for Athlete Comments at Games

May 10, 2008

AOC President John Coates is prepared for athletes to make controversial comments at the Beijing Olympics. (Getty Images)  Australia Rules on Olympic Speech...

Potential WADA, Federations Showdown

May 12, 2008

John Fahey said WADA will help the organizations not in compliance with the WADA Code get up to speed. (Getty Images)  (ATR) The leader in the worldwide fig...

Court Reverses Pistorius Ban

May 16, 2008

The Court of Arbitration for sport says the IAAF has not proved Oscar Pistorius receives an "overall net advantage" from his prosthetics. (Getty Images)  (A...

World Briefs: Olympic Film Debuts at Cannes, IOC Newsletter for Youth

May 17, 2008

Jean-Claude Killy, winner of three gold medals in Grenoble, is one of the stars of the Lelouche film.  Grenoble Olympics Film Debut in Cannes The Grenoble O...

Countdown Beijing: Volleyball, Basketball, Stadium Sneak Peak

April 16, 2008

One of the two volleyball venues being used. (ATR)  Volleyball Test Event Begins A volleyball tournament, part of the Good Luck Beijing series of test event...

Federations Roundup: Fencing, Baseball and Softball, Golf at the Games?

April 18, 2008

The FEI Fencing World Championship attracted 120 fencers from 19 countries. (Getty Images) Fencing World Championship ...

Federations Roundup: Basketball Test, Fencing Venue, and Rowing without Oars

April 23, 2008

FIBA boss Bob Elphinston said the lack of English speakers among Olympic volunteers might be an issue. (ATR) FIBA Boss...

Blade Runner Takes Olympic Bid to Sports Court

April 29, 2008

Oscar Pistorius will know whether the CAS rules him eligible to compete in able-bodied competition in the next few weeks. (Getty Images) (ATR) The hopes of double amputee spri...

Fahey Warns Cheats Ahead of Beijing, China Denies Greek Involvement

April 10, 2008

John Fahey says an effective test for HGH is in place for Beijing. (ATR)  Fahey to Drug Cheats: "Beware"The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency is warning ...

Championship Wrap Up: Women's Ice Hockey, Swimming Short Course

April 14, 2008

Ryan Lochte won four gold and two silver medals at the short course Championship. (Getty Images) Women's Ice Hockey ChampionshipThe United States edged out Canada 4-3 to win t...