IMD: Olympic Committee Needs Independent Ethics Commission

IMD: Olympic Committee Needs Independent Ethics Commission

In 2015, The International Institute for Management Development  (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland was commissioned to draft a report on the International Olympic Committee (IOC).  This report came out on Monday and outlined 33 recommendations for improving the IOC. One major area of concern was the Olympic Solidarity Commission, who are in charge of allocating over $500 […]

Soccer player Messi prison sentence lifted in exchange for fine

A Spanish court said on Friday it has exchanged a 21-month prison sentence handed to Soccer player Lionel Messi for tax fraud last July for a quarter-of-a-million-euro fine.

Soccer player Messi prison sentence lifted in exchange for fine

MADRID (Reuters) – A Spanish court said on Friday it has exchanged a 21-month prison sentence handed to Soccer player Lionel Messi for tax fraud last July for a quarter-of-a-million-euro fine. The Barcelona player and his father were found guilty by a Catalan court last year of three counts of tax fraud to the tune […]

Murray opens Wimbledon bid against lucky loser

Andy Murray will begin the defence of his Wimbledon title against a qualifier after the draw was made for the third grand slam of the year at the All England Club on Friday.

Murray opens Wimbledon bid against lucky loser

By Simon Cambers LONDON (Reuters) – Andy Murray will begin the defence of his Wimbledon title against a qualifier after the draw was made for the third grand slam of the year at the All England Club on Friday. The Scot, who is bidding to win Wimbledon for a third time, was drawn in the […]

In The Wake of International Incidents, President Trump Golfs With Peyton Manning

In The Wake of International Incidents, President Trump Golfs With Peyton Manning

On Sunday, Peyton Manning was spotted golfing along with President Trump and Senator Bob Corker. It was maybe not the best timing because, as The Hill noted, this is the second time the President has been spotted on a gulf course “during a weekend marked by terror attacks in London and protests nationwide”. Of course, golf didn’t […]

WADA May Lift Russian Doping Suspension

WADA May Lift Russian Doping Suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that they may lift parts of Russia’s doping suspension. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has been suspended from operation since 2015, following revelations of widespread institutional corruption. Charges levied against RUSADA in the McLaren Report included: Protecting “doped Russian athletes” Creating a “state-directed failsafe system” “Disappearing positive ” test results Per […]