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Caster Semenya loses bid to have IAAF testosterone regulations overturned

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her long legal battle Tuesday against track and field's rules that limit female runners' naturally high testosterone levels.

IOC's Thomas Bach warns against Olympic boycotts, ready to run for 2nd term as president

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Friday he was ready to run for a second term at next year's election. The 66-year-old German was first elected in 2013 for an eight-year term and is eligible for one further term of four years after that.

Man City to play in Champions League in 2021 after sports court overturns ban

Manchester City successfully overturned its two-year ban from the Champions League on Monday in a surprising legal victory after UEFA accused the soccer club of finance rules violations dating back several years.
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Track and field adapts for storied 7-venue Inspiration Games on Thursday

The storied Weltklasse track and field meet will broadcast near-live from Zurich on Thursday in an ambitious mix of social distancing and technological innovation. At 2:27 p.m. ET, Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse will run the 100-yard dash at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.

Banned for life by FIFA, former soccer officials line up to appeal

The first of a number of appeals by former soccer officials banned for life by FIFA was heard Tuesday at sport's highest court.

Ski worlds in Italy to be held in 2021 despite request by organizers to delay

A request by the organizers of next year's skiing world championships in Italy to postpone the event by one year was rejected Thursday by the International Ski Federation.

Keeping Tokyo Olympics safe a challenge, says World Health Organization head

The head of the World Health Organization said Saturday it will not be easy to make next year's Tokyo Olympics a safe global gathering after the pandemic. Around 11,000 athletes from more than 200 teams are due to compete next July.

IOC says postponing Olympics could cost it up to $800 million US

The IOC set aside $800 million US on Thursday for loans and payments arising from the pandemic that forced the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be postponed.

Euro 2020 postponed for 1 year because of COVID-19 pandemic

Soccer's European Championship is being postponed one year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament was scheduled to begin in June, with games being played in 12 cities across 12 countries.

Despite coronavirus, IOC unwavering on Tokyo Olympics starting in July

Despite worldwide concern and speculation about whether the fast-spreading virus outbreak will affect the Tokyo Olympics, the International Olympic Committee's leadership is not joining in the debate.

Olympic guidelines on transgender athletes to come after 2020 Games

The IOC will wait until after the Tokyo Olympics to publish new guidelines on transgender athletes that are meant to protect inclusivity, safety and fairness in sport.

Top European team president indicted in FIFA bribery case

The president of the Paris Saint-Germain soccer club was indicted Thursday as part of a five-year bribery and corruption investigation linked to FIFA.

World Anti-Doping Agency pushes for public hearing in Russia case

Seeking more scrutiny for a blockbuster case, the World Anti-Doping Agency wants a rare public hearing when sport's highest court judges a four-year slate of punishments faced by Russia for persistent cheating.

Coronavirus in China forces move of Olympic qualifiers in soccer, basketball, boxing

Amid growing concern at the spread of a new virus outbreak in China, international sports have been postponed and Olympic qualifying tournaments are being taken elsewhere.

Clement Noel wins slalom, Henrik Kristoffersen retakes overall World Cup lead

Clement Noel skied through steadily falling snow to protect his first-run lead and win a World Cup slalom on Sunday.

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