Russia is on course to have its presence and participation in international sport severely curtailed for four years, after World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) leaders today endorsed the recommendations of the Agency’s Compliance Review Committee (CRC).
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The Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) has announced that the 2020 edition of the World Football Cup will be hosted by Skopje.
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The "vast majority" of income generated by the planned Airbnb Olympian Experiences venture will go to participating athletes, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has disclosed.
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Place de la Concorde in the very heart of Paris could be transformed into an urban sports centre for the 2024 Olympic Games.
French energy giant EDF has been unveiled as the second "Premium Partner" of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Arsène Wenger, the former Arsenal football manager, has been appointed to a senior role at FIFA, the world governing body.
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