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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 16, 2020 15:09
MUMBAI: SCOTT Sports India launches the SCOTT Spark RC 900, one of the most decorated full-suspension bikes, ridden by the likes of Nino Schurter, an Olympic winner, and Kate Courtney, a World Cup Champion.  The bike is a superlight, super-aggressive steed that pedals with incredible efficiency and is priced at Rs 369,900.
Sep 15, 2020 17:09
MUMBAI: With the initiation of the Sunfeast India Run As One, a citizen-led movement in support of livelihoods due to the COVID 19 pandemic, runner groups from across the country have united to make their run count, for a larger good, because #LivelihoodsMatter.
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. 
Sep 11, 2020 18:09
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) will showcase a special series called “Glory at Gold Coast” to celebrate all of India’s Gold Medal-winning laurels at the Commonwealth Games 2018.
Sep 11, 2020 16:09
NEW DELHI: Abhinav Futuristics Limited (AFL) announced their strategic collaboration agreement with Kinduct. The agreement will see AFL lead business development efforts for Kinduct and its athlete management system (AMS) throughout India. 
Sep 10, 2020 19:09
MUMBAI: Launched on Independence Day 2020, Sunfeast India Run As One, India’s largest citizen-led movement aimed at Indians and Indophiles all over the world, enters its last mile achieving significant success.  With Social Impact as its core pillar, since its launch, the initiative has raised Rs 11.8 million in support of families impacted by the ongoing pandemic and continues to gain momentum.
Sep 07, 2020 18:09
NEW DELHI: As marathons and other races across the globe get postponed or cancelled, adidas has announced the adidas 5k Virtual Race.  As part of this race, a user can participate from anywhere in the world and compete with runners across the globe. Each participating runner shall also get featured on the adidas’ global leader board on the adidas app.
Sep 04, 2020 19:09
MUMBAI: Andhra Pradesh has imposed a blanket ban on online gambling, targeting direct restrictions on online poker and rummy services. Perni Venkataramaiah, the state’s Minister of Transport, Information and PR, confirmed the news, stating that the Council of Ministers had agreed to amend the state’s 1974 Gaming Act to implement the ban.
Sep 03, 2020 17:09
MUMBAI: Fitness platform Xtraliving, in association with The Directorate of Sports and Youth Services of Maharashtra, will host ‘eNERGIZE - National Level Online Athletic Fitness Championship’.
Sep 02, 2020 18:09
DUBLIN, Ireland: World Rugby has announced details of a rugby sevens investment strategy to optimise the sport’s preparation for, and participation at, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, now scheduled for July 2021.