Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has reiterated his belief in sport’s power to help in the fight against discrimination as part of a speech to mark International Day of Sport for Development and Peace at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched a whistle-blower hotline for those with suspicions to report potential competition manipulation and corruption as part of its future roadmap to protect clean athletes.
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South Korean Olympic champion Jin Jong-oh has secured gold in the men’s 10 metres air pistol final at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Changwon.
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Laisenia Tuitubou, Fiji’s Minister for Youth and Sports, has met with his Australian counterpart Sussan Ley in Canberra to discuss the creation of the Fiji National Sports Academy.
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed Professor Jennifer Mactavish as the winner of the 2015 Paralympic Scientific Award in recognition of her work that helped get athletes with an intellectual impairment back into the Paralympic Games at London 2012 after a 12-year absence.
Pyeongchang 2018 has revealed the names to be used for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic venues.
Competitors from Australia, Fiji, New Caledonia, New Zealand and Samoa are preparing for this week’s historic International Table Tennis Federation Oceania Para-Table Tennis Championships in Bendigo, where able-bodied athletes will also be competing in the Oceania Cup.