Joao Havelange, the divisive former president of world football’s governing body Fifa, has died today (Tuesday) at the age of 100.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has taken note of the views expressed by some concerning the timing of publication of the Agency’s independent McLaren Investigation Report, which was published by Professor Richard H. McLaren on 18 July, exposing Russian State manipulation of the doping control process; and, the Agency’s subsequent recommendations -- both that led to the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision of 24 July.
A key element in the Movement’s push to engage more young people and spark interest in Olympism year-round, the channel will be available after the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games via mobile apps for Android and iOS devices and at olympicchannel.com.
"Excitement and anticipation" has been expressed by the International Surfing Association (ISA) today with just one-week-to-go until a final decision is made as to whether the sport will appear on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic programme.
Celebration in recognition of the 40th anniversary of Hasely Crawford’s gold medal performance at the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games in Canada was marked on Sunday on the second day of the opening event at the National Cycling Velodrome in Couva.