A new clause aimed at ensuring the Olympics are free from any form discrimination will be included in future Games host city contracts after the Sochi 2014 Olympics were marred by a controversial Russian anti-gay propaganda law.
The International Olympic Committee has set up a $10 million anti-doping fund to boost detection methods and will hold an extraordinary session next year to push through changes for sports at the Olympic Games, its president said on Saturday.
Unruffled by the administrative wrangling in the national federation and unconcerned about the tough new rules that await them, a 10-member Indian boxing team, including comeback-man Vijender Singh, will leave tomorrow for the World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan starting October 14.
The next round of talks between Tehran and five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany, namely the P5+1 group, on Iran`s nuclear programme may be held in Kazakhstan, the Iranian envoy to Kazakhstan said.
The latest round of talks between six world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme has been "definitely a step forward", although it ended with no clear breakthrough, Russia`s top negotiator on Iran said.
Talks between Iran and six world powers being conducted over the former`s disputed nuclear programme concluded here Wednesday without reaching any agreement. But the two sides pledged to hold further meetings in the coming weeks.
The talks between UK, US, France, Russia, China, Russia and Germany (the P5+1) and Iran began yesterday in Kazakhstan`s biggest city Almaty after June 2012 when they had ended without any breakthrough.
Talks between the world’s top five powers plus one – United States, France, China, Russia, the United Kingdom and Germany, or the P5+1 and Iran over its controversial nuclear programme opened today in the Kazakh city of Almaty.