Tour de France winner Bjarne Riis knew his team was doping, probe finds
Tour de France winner Bjarne Riis knew his team was doping, probe finds

Former Tour de France winner and Team Saxo manager Bjarne Riis knew about doping in his team but failed to act, according to a damning report by the Danish Anti-Doping Authority and the country`s National Olympic Committee. 

Sri Lanka ditched as Asian Youth Games host

Sri Lanka has lost the right to host the 2017 Asian Youth Games because of political interference from the government, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said. The multi-sport event set to be held in the southern town of Hambantota was withdrawn "due to problems with the autonomy of the National Olympic Committee from the government", an OCA statement said. 

International Boxing Association urges IOA to recognise Boxing India
International Boxing Association urges IOA to recognise Boxing India

Calling on the IOA to recognise Boxing India, International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Dr Ching Kuo-Wu has said that refusing affiliation to BI amounts to going against the Olympic Charter.

Italy targets trio of major international events
Italy targets trio of major international events

Italy has set its sights on hosting three major international events -- golf`s Ryder Cup in 2022, the rugby World Cup in 2023 and the Olympic Games in 2024.

AIBA observer to be present at Boxing India elections
AIBA observer to be present at Boxing India elections

Mired in controversies and postponed once, the much-anticipated elections to put in place India's new boxing federation will be overseen by an observer from the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to ensure that free and fair polls are conducted on September 11.

Fiji back in Games fold for Glasgow

Fiji will compete in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in July, sports officials said Saturday, ending years of isolation following a 2006 military coup.