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01.10.2009

WADA 2010 Prohibited List Now Published

Montreal, September 30, 2009 – Following its approval by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee on September 19, the 2010 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available. This List will go into effect on January 1, 2010. The 2010 List reflects the latest scientific advances and offers a number of noteworthy changes compared […]

30.09.2009

British Olympic team sponsorship set to boost cash-strapped sports

The British Olympic Association will this morning reveal Visa as the major backer for ‘Team 2012′ following months of wrangling with athletes’ agents over image rights. UK Sport was forced to cut £50 million from their 2012 budget last year and it’s hoped the new sponsorship will a small way towards plugging that gap, with […]

30.09.2009
26.09.2009
25.09.2009

IWF Auditors’ Committee had its meeting in Budapest

The IWF Auditors’ Committee, elected at the Congress on 1st April 2009, had its first official meeting at the Federation’s Budapest headquarters on 22nd and 23rd September. During the two days of work, the Committee members – Messrs. Tryggve Duun (NOR), Marino Ercolani Casadei (SMR) and Petr Krol (CZE) – carried out the Audit, including a […]

25.09.2009
24.09.2009

Dragomir Cioroslan member of Chicago Olympic bid delegation

“It’s hard for me to be unbiased about this,” said Bart Conner, a Chicago native and double gold medalist in gymnastics at the 1984 Olympics. “When you look at the plan and the spectacular city and the legacy plan and the convenience for the athletes against the backdrop of the city, on lots of levels, […]

24.09.2009

Elmhurst native vies for spot on 2010 Olympic bobsled team

Ingrid Marcum was at York High School in Elmhurst when she dreamed of making the U.S. Olympic team as a gymnast. Marcum, 33, is still pursuing her goal, but with a twist. The Elmhurst native wants to make it to the Olympics as a pusher on the women’s bobsled team. Marcum, who also is a […]

23.09.2009

WADA Executive Committee Approves 2010 Prohibited List

At its September 19, 2009, meeting, WADA’s Executive Committee approved the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods for 2010. The new List will now be officialized and published on WADA’s Web site by October 1, 2009. It will take effect on January 1, 2010.The Prohibited List is one of the cornerstones of the harmonized fight […]

22.09.2009

Anti-Doping Norway’s newsletter – September ’09

Anti-Doping Norway believes that the sharing of knowledge and experience across borders contributes in improving and strengthening the fight against doping in sport. Therefore, through this newsletter, we wish to share some of our activities with our anti-doping friends throughout the world. In this way, we can learn form each other and make each other […]

22.09.2009

Commonwealth Championships – Penang Malaysia

COMMONWEALTH WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS BIGGER THAN EVER The 2009 Commonwealth Junior & Senior Weightlifting Championships will be held in Penang, Malaysia from 18 – 23 October 2009. The organising committee is expecting more than 20 nations to participate in Penang from the five continents in what will be Malaysia’s first international weightlifting championships event since the […]

19.09.2009

Giorgi Asanidze’s warning

On September 17 Nodar Akhalkatsi, the President of the Georgian Football Federation, resigned due to the Georgian national team’s poor results. He gave no other reason for his decision, claiming he was leaving “voluntarily”. Giorgi Asanidze, the former Olympic weightlifting champion who is now Chairman of the Sports and Youth Issues Parliamentary Committee, thinks that […]

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