NEW DELHI: Five-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom, double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and multiple-time winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan are among 10 eminent sportspersons (five male, five female) elected unopposed as members of the Indian Olympic Association Athletes Commission in the polls held here on Monday.
IOC Athletes Commission
Apr 22, 2021 19:04
LAUSANNE: The Athletes' Commission (AC) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Wednesday received the full support of the IOC executive board (EB) for a set of recommendations in regard to Rule 50 of the Olympic Charter and Athlete Expression at the Olympic Games. Rule 50 provides a framework to protect the neutrality of sport and the Olympic Games.
Feb 15, 2019 12:02
LONDON: A new initiative called ‘Global Athlete’ is set to be based out of the United Kingdom which aims to act like a trade union to empower men and women athletes in the world across Olympic and Paralympic Sports, BBC reports. The development comes after recent scandals such as doping in Russia and sex abuse in the USA gymnastics team.