In accordance with the guidelines of the FIFA and CAF health protocols against CoVID-19 and for the resumption of competitions, players testing positive for the virus are not allowed to participate in matches.
Yesterday, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President, Witold Bańka, and the Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) in the United States (and an Americas public authority representative on WADA’s Foundation Board), the Honorable James W. Carroll, held a virtual meeting to discuss matters of interest to the two organizations with the goal of better working together for the good of athletes and the global anti-doping system.
The four-day arbitration procedure between the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) concluded today in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The American Player, Tina Charles, and her agency, Wasserman Media Group LLC filed a claim against the Chinese Club Jiangsu Wutaishan Women Professional Basketball Club for outstanding salaries, bonuses, agent fees, penalties and interest.
As the United Nations (UN) celebrates its 75th anniversary, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, has hailed the collaboration between the two organisations, while also emphasising the role that sport can play in fostering global solidarity in the face of the coronavirus crisis.
Due to the impact of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Champions Hockey League cannot take place in 2020/21 as planned. The CHL Board was forced to take this difficult decision as the general situation in Europe has not improved.
FIFPRO is today publishing a set of recommendations to rebuild and strengthen the professional football industry during the pandemic, at the same time as protecting jobs, careers and the wellbeing of players.
The English Football League today confirms that it has been working on an innovative proposal titled ‘Project Big Picture’ with a number of Clubs in the Premier League that looks to reset the economics and governance across the English football pyramid and in the process, protect the game in both the short and long term.
Ahead of the resumption of continental competitions, CAF has organized an online workshop on Club Licensing and Stadia from 29 September to 1 October 2020 to discuss with stakeholders the key elements in the organization of the game in the next couple of months.
In light of the current evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has approved FIFA’s Return to Football – International Match Protocol, which FIFA today shared with its 211 member associations and the six confederations.
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) held a virtual information session with its membership on Tuesday.
After the announcement that trials for spectators to return to sporting events from 1 October would now be cancelled because of a rise in coronavirus cases, it could be a number of months before fans return to stadiums. The COVID-19 alert level has moved to 4, meaning transmission is "high or rising exponentially."
Plans for fans to return to watch live sporting events in October have been scrapped, according to cabinet office minister Michael Gove.
Very positive, despite the many tough discussions we had about this upcoming season and the decisions that needed to be taken.
In light of the recent evolution of the coronavirus pandemic, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has unanimously decided to temporarily adapt the rules concerning the release of players during the upcoming September international window, which is to be played only by UEFA member associations.
A new FIFPRO survey shows the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on women’s professional football based on data collected from national player unions in 62 different countries from July through October.
FIFPRO is disappointed and concerned by the lack of consultation of professional footballers in the scheduling of the AFC Champions League in Qatar and the planning of COVID-19 protocols. These matters have implications for their mental and physical health as well as their participation in domestic leagues.
The Chilean Player Ziomara Esket Morrison Jara filed a claim against the Hungarian Club DVTK Kosarlabda KFT for outstanding salaries, flight reimbursement, tax certificates and interest.
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) commitment towards strengthening the professional landscape of Asian football was further underlined after the AFC Club Licensing Task Force approved the revisions to the AFC Club Licensing Regulations at its first meeting held online today.
The New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation has withdrawn its women’s national team that was entered to participate in the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship program due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the travel restrictions.
World Players Association sets guiding principles to support the recovery and rebuilding of the global sport industry
I trust that you are well in these difficult times and look forward to speaking with you all on Thursday at our Council meeting.
The Seven Network and Swimming Australia have agreed to terminate their broadcast partnership following Swimming Australia’s inability to hold the Olympic and Paralympic Swimming Trials in 2020 due to the COVID- 19 pandemic as required under Seven’s media rights agreement.
The UEFA Executive Committee today decided, following the successful pilot match that was held at the UEFA Super Cup in Budapest on 24 September, to allow the partial return of spectators for UEFA matches where local laws permit, starting from next week’s national team matches.
ULEB, the association of the 11 major basketball leagues in Europe, has filed a competition complaint against Euroleague Commercial Assets (ECA), the organizer of EuroLeague which is the most prestigious basketball club competition in Europe.
The Scottish FA has launched Give for Grassroots, a new support fund that will allow fans of Scottish football to help grassroots clubs continue to provide for children within their local communities.
The IOC coordination commission and the tokyo 2020 organising committee agreed today, 25 september, on a series of measures to make the olympic games tokyo 2020 fit for a post-corona world.
The purpose of this biweekly update is to keep everyone within the Paralympic Movement informed of the latest developments with the COVID-19 pandemic and how it relates to the Paralympic Games and Para sport.
IOC President Thomas Bach today sent another message to the Olympic Movement entitled “Olympism and Corona II” to follow up on his first letter, which was sent at the end of April.
Ahead of the International Day of Peace, celebrated around the world this Monday, 21 September, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, has emphasised the power of sport.
The Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF) has announced that out-of-competition testing has returned to normal levels following a reduction being caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The IIHF Council, following the recommendations of the IIHF COVID-19 Expert Group, has decided to cancel the 2020/21 IIHF Continental Cup, due to the ongoing pandemic.
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