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"Record" for single day sale of Rio 2016 Paralympic tickets hailed as interest grows following Olympics

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 23:12

Record numbers of tickets have reportedly been sold for next month’s Paralympic Games over the la

Categories: Olympics News

Lausanne press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - August 24, 2016 - 18:50
Of the dozens of Athletissima match-ups that feature prominently on tomorrow evening’s IAAF Diamond League meeting programme, among the most intriguing is the one pitting Matthew Centrowitz of the US, the freshly-minted Olympic 1500m champion, and Asbel Kiprop, Kenya’s three-time world 1500m champion, over the rarely-run 1000m distance.
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Irish Government to study ticket process for London 2012 and Sochi 2014 after launching official investigation

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 17:56

Ireland's ticketing processes for Olympic Games at both London 2012 and Sochi 2014 are to be stud

Categories: Olympics News

Kenyan Sports Cabinet Secretary meets detectives investigating Rio 2016 scandals

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 17:29

Kenyan Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario provided a statement to the country’s Directorate of

Categories: Olympics News

Lausanne offers chance for Rio redemption and revenge – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - August 24, 2016 - 17:27
Seven recently minted champions will be among 27 individual Olympic medallists who will descend upon Lausanne’s Pontaise stadium when the IAAF Diamond League resumes with the 41st edition of the Athletissima meeting on Thursday (25).
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Olympic Flag arrives in Tokyo ahead of 2020 Games

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 16:41

The Olympic Flag has today arrived in 2020 Games host city Tokyo after travelling more than 18,00

Categories: Olympics News

Serginho and Zhu take MVP honours from Rio 2016 Olympic volleyball competitions

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 16:26

Brazilian volleyball star Sergio Dutra Santos has been named as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in

Categories: Olympics News

Efimova accuses Phelps of being "unpleasant" following comments about doping during Rio 2016

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 15:47

Russian swimmer Yuliya Efimova has accused American star Michael Phelps of making “unpleasant” co

Categories: Olympics News

Dusmatov and Shields awarded with Val Barker Trophy for Rio 2016 displays

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 15:06

Uzbekistan's newly crowned Olympic light flyweight champion Hasanboy Dusmatov has been awarded th

Categories: Olympics News

World Rugby appoint Abernethy as general manager of Japan 2019

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 14:05

World Rugby has appointed Rob Abernethy as general manager for the 2019 World Cup in Japan.

Categories: Olympics News

Dailymotion to live stream Rio 2016 Paralympic coverage after signing deal with IPC

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 13:39

Dailymotion will stream more than 680 hours of action from next month’s Paralympic Games in Rio d

Categories: Olympics News

Aggreko to power Gold Coast 2018 after signing on as Official Supporter

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 12:56

British company Aggreko will be responsible for providing temporary power during the Gold Coast 2

Categories: Olympics News

Los Angeles 2024 hail construction of new stadium following groundbreaking ceremony

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 12:27

Ground has been broken at the construction site of the brand new Banc of California Stadium in Lo

Categories: Olympics News

Triumphant homecoming for Brazil's first Rio 2016 gold medallist

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 12:09

Judoka Rafaela Silva, the winner of Brazil’s first gold medal at Rio 2016, has returned to the fa

Categories: Olympics News

Three gold medallists set to be stripped of Beijing 2008 titles after failing retests

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 11:39

Three female Chinese weightlifters are set to be stripped of their Beijing 2008 gold medals after

Categories: Olympics News

World Taekwondo Federation signs strategic collaboration with Swedish game developer Hello There

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 11:09

The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Swedish

Categories: Olympics News

Olympic silver medallist fails to return home from Rio 2016 after political gesture during marathon

Inside the Games - August 24, 2016 - 10:45

Olympic silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa has not returned home from Rio 2016 after he made a public

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Paris provisional entry lists, as at 24 August – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - August 24, 2016 - 10:33
The provisional entry lists for the 12th meeting of the 2016 IAAF Diamond League in Paris on 27 August are now available.
Categories: World Athletics News

27 Olympic medallists set to appear in Paris – IAAF Diamond League

IAAF News - August 23, 2016 - 23:25
On 27 August, no fewer than 27 medallists from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be competing at the Stade de France for the Meeting de Paris, the French leg of the IAAF Diamond League.
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Kimetto and Kiplagat announced for Chicago Marathon

IAAF News - August 23, 2016 - 18:13
Marathon world record-holder Dennis Kimetto and defending champion Florence Kiplagat will return to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday 9 October.
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