Multi-Discipline Events

THE FORMER HEAD of global athletics, Lamine Diack, was on Wednesday found guilty by a French court of corruption in covering up Russian doping cases and sentenced to four years in prison, of which two years were suspended. 

Diack was found guilty of soliciting $4.1 million (3.45 million euros) from athletes suspected of doping to cover up the allegations and allow them to continue competing, including at the 2012 London Olympics.

He was fined €500,000 ($600,000) by the French Court. He has the right to appeal. 

Sep 15, 2020 15:09
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has included 94 athletes in its Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) for support to probable athletes identified for the Tokyo 2021, Paris 2024 and Los Angles 2028 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. 
Aug 26, 2020 19:08
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has said that India is planning to host BRICS Games 2021, which will be aligned with the Khelo India Games scheduled for next year.
Aug 10, 2020 17:08
KUWAIT CITY: The Olympic Council of Asia announced Monday that the 6th Asian Beach Games to be held in the City of Sanya, China will now commence on 2nd of April 2021 and culminate on 10th of April 2021. The name of the Games, i.e. The Sixth Asian Beach Games Sanya 2020, and the logo of the Games shall remain unchanged.
Jul 27, 2020 18:07
NEW DELHI: Haryana will host the fourth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games in Panchkula next year. The decision was announced by Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijuju here Sunday.
Jul 22, 2020 18:07
LAUSANNE: FINA has announced a global COVID-19 support plan in excess of $6 million to assist athletes who will compete in the Tokyo Olympic Games next summer, through three distinctive programmes:
Jul 16, 2020 14:07
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.: The first edition of The World Games on American soil since 1981 has added a familiar sport to its lineup.
Jun 29, 2020 18:06
MONACO: World Athletics and parkrun Global Limited Sunday announced a new partnership by which they will combine their resources to grow the sport of athletics and deliver good health and fitness outcomes for communities around the world.
Jun 29, 2020 18:06
MONACO: The Wanda Diamond League has announced further alterations to its provisional 2020 calendar, with the cancellation of two meetings and a further event pushed back until September.
Jun 11, 2020 19:06
LONDON: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) executive board has approved a 24-hour change in start date for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games which will now begin on 28 July 2022, running through to 8 August 2022. The joint announcement from the CGF and Birmingham 2022 Organising Committee comes after the significant impact to the international sporting calendar caused by COVID-19. 
Jun 04, 2020 18:06
MONACO: With the reopening of its headquarters this week, World Athletics has taken the opportunity to discuss with its 214 member federations its new strategic plan to drive growth, the latest medical advice on the coronavirus pandemic, particularly as it impacts on athletes returning to training and competition, and the updated Olympic qualifying process for Tokyo next year.