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Former NBA star Yao Ming is being sued by Beijing resident Feng Changshun for endorsing a health food product that Feng said misleads consumers.

China to probe doping offense at Rio Olympics

2017-06-06 07:54

The Chinese Modern Pentathlon Association (CMPA) said on Sunday that they respect the decision made by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) concerning Chinese athlete Chen Qian.

Kenya optimistic IOC will not issue ban

2016-09-07 10:46

Kenya's Sports Minister Hassan Wario believes the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not ban the country from international competition after he disbanded their national affiliate over issues of corruption and mismanagement.

More Russians rush to appeal Rio suspensions

2016-08-02 08:01

Yulia Efimova on Sunday became the third Russian swimmer to challenge her Rio Olympics ban as the International Olympic Committee rejected blame for the Russia doping crisis.

Bach's IOC legacy rides on response

2016-07-20 07:50

Thomas Bach's response to a report that concluded Russia concealed hundreds of positive doping tests ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Games will determine his legacy as International Olympic Committee president, athletes said on Monday.

Top court urged to rehear Jordan dispute

2016-04-27 08:04

A trademark dispute between retired US basketball icon Michael Jordan and a Chinese company has highlighted the complexity of such issues, with China's top court being asked on Tuesday to rehear the case.

Top court mulls rehearing Michael Jordan trademark case

2016-04-26 18:22

China's top court held a hearing to decide whether to rehear a trademark dispute between retired US basketball star Michael Jordan and Chinese sportswear company Qiaodan Sports.

Russia calls for protecting 'clean athletes' amid raging doping scandal

2016-03-27 14:30

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich on Saturday called for protecting the "clean" Russian athletes as the country's sports community has been dragged into a whirlpool of alleged doping use.

Probe zooms in on Beckenbauer

2016-03-24 08:29

The FIFA ethics committee on Tuesday opened a bribery investigation into German soccer legend Franz Beckenbauer and other officials from the 2006 World Cup bid team.

FIFA prepares reform package for special congress

2015-12-24 09:48

The world soccer governing body FIFA has prepared a reform package for the special congress slated for February in a bid to restore its reputation hit by corruption scandals.

IAAF under fire again over Russian doping

2015-12-22 16:29

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) was again forced to defend its actions over Russian doping on Monday after a leaked email showed how officials planned a damage-limitation strategy before the 2013 Moscow world championships.

Blatter and Platini banned by FIFA for eight years

2015-12-21 17:06

Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter and UEFA boss Michel Platini were both banned for eight years on Monday by FIFA's Ethics Committee.

IAAF president Coe parts ways with Nike

2015-11-27 11:11

IAAF president Sebastian Coe announced Thursday that he's quit his role as an ambassador for Nike.

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