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Reports: Elnaz Rekabi and Other Iranian Athletes Competing Without Hijab Will be Sent To Prison

Reports from IranWire noted that a female Iranian athlete, Elnaz Rekabi who did not wear a hijab at an international competition will be directly...

IOC president Thomas Bach says ban on Russian and Belarusian athletes are “protective measures”, not “punishments”

Nearly four months after placing sanctions on Russia and Belarus in the wake of the war between Russia and Ukraine, International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

US figure skater Ilia Malinin, 17, breaks junior world record at World Championships

US figure skater Ilia Malinin, a rising star in the sport, has just shattered the men's short program world record at the junior world...

Allyson Felix, US track and field icon and 7-time Olympics gold medallist, to run her final track season

Allyson Felix, one of the most decorated athletes of all time and a seven time Olympics gold medallist and thirteen times world champion, who...

Irish Olympic athlete Louise Shanahan laments the “little funding” Olympians get, hails €30,000 financial aid

Irish Olympic Athlete Louise Shanahan recently shed light on the struggles to make the ends meet being a full-time student as well as a...

Yaroslava Mahuchikh narrates her 2000km journey out of Ukraine to win gold at World Indoor Championships

Ukraine's athletics icon Yaroslava Mahuchikh is one of many who have been deeply affected by the ongoing war against Russia. The Olympic bronze medallist...

Teen figure skater Kamila Valieva returning to action at exhibition tournament in Russia this week

Kamila Valieva, the 15-year-old Russian figure skater became the biggest news out of the recently concluded 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics last month, when the...

ISSF Executive Committee sanctions the ban of Russia and Belarus from all shooting competitions

The ISSF Executive Committee is the latest governing body to sanction a ban on Russia and Belarus, approving the recommendation of the International Olympic...

FIG to take disciplinary actions against Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak for displaying Z symbol of support for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Russian artistic gymnast Ivan Kuliak is set to face disciplinary actions from the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) for showing support towards Russia in its...

Russian and Belarusian athletes banned from international gymnastics and curling competitions

In the wake of the Russia-Ukraine war, the athletes from Russia and Belarus have been slapped with an indefinite ban from international gymnastics events...

IPC to hold meeting after demands for ban of Russia in sport fuels up

Germany's elite athletes have been vocal and demanded tougher sanctions for Russia. They have demanded a blanket ban in sports for the nation after...

Blessing Okagbare slapped with 10-year ban for doping

Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare, who made headlines for receiving suspension ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games last year for her involvement in an “organized...
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