IIT, BHU SPORTS FEST – Spardha’17 ( 27th to 29th of October)

 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (BHU), VARANASI is going to organize its 33rd edition of All India games and sports extravaganza, Spardha’17 from 27th to 29th of October. The fest witnesses a footfall of over 30000 and participants with thousands of students participating from 100+ colleges, setting an epitome for the sports festivals of India. Spardha boasts of hosting a large number of sporting events, a total of … Continue reading IIT, BHU SPORTS FEST – Spardha’17 ( 27th to 29th of October)

IOC LAUNCHES OLYMPIC REFUGE FOUNDATION IN ITS COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT REFUGEES

IOC created the first Refugee Olympic Team at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. The team acted as a symbol of hope and peace for refugees across the globe. They inspired the world with the strength of their human spirit. The INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) launched the OLYMPIC REFUGE FOUNDATION, aimed at pursuing the work undertaken throughout the OLYMPIC movement over recent years to support refugees … Continue reading IOC LAUNCHES OLYMPIC REFUGE FOUNDATION IN ITS COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT REFUGEES

8 NEW MEMBERS ELECTED IN IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) elected eight new Members as well as a new Vice-President and three new Members of its Executive Board during the IOC Session. Ms Anita L. DeFrantz (USA), who joined the IOC in 1985, was elected as an IOC Vice-President. She already occupied this position from 1997 to 2001. Dr Robin E. Mitchell, IOC member in Fiji, Mrs Nicole Hoevertsz, IOC member in … Continue reading 8 NEW MEMBERS ELECTED IN IOC

Dhaka outfield rated “Poor” by ICC Match Referee

  The International Cricket Council (ICC)  announced that Jeff Crowe of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, who officiated in the first Test between Bangladesh and Australia in Dhaka from 27 to 30 August, has rated the Shere Bangla National Stadium outfield for that match as “poor.” In accordance with Clause 3 of the ICC Pitch and Outfield Monitoring Process, Jeff submitted his report … Continue reading Dhaka outfield rated “Poor” by ICC Match Referee

FIFA Competitions OC approves procedures for the Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

The Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions, chaired by Aleksander Čeferin, met at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on September 2017. During the meeting, the committee discussed the key lessons learnt from the successful FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and was updated about the state of preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The committee approved the procedures for the Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA … Continue reading FIFA Competitions OC approves procedures for the Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

FA sends the video of Alli’s middle finger gesture to FIFA

The Football Association has sent a video to Fifa in a bid to prove that Dele Alli’s middle-finger gesture was aimed at England team-mate Kyle Walker and not an official or opponent. Television pictures showed the gesture during England’s 2-1 World Cup qualifying win over Slovakia last week. World football’s governing body opened proceedings against Alli, who said it was a “joke with good friend” … Continue reading FA sends the video of Alli’s middle finger gesture to FIFA

Mane’s three match ban sustains

Sadio Mane’s three-match suspension, which was effective immediately, remains in place after his claim of excessive punishment was rejected following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing. The Liverpool forward was dismissed for serious foul play during the game against Manchester City on 9 September 2017. Mane was sent off after catching goalkeeper Ederson in the face Liverpool’s Sadio Mane had his three-match suspension for a red … Continue reading Mane’s three match ban sustains

IOC awards Olympic Games 2024 to Paris and 2028 to Los Angeles

The Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meeting in Lima, Peru elected Paris as host city of the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad 2024 and Los Angeles as the host city of the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad 2028. While celebrating the decision, Paris and Los Angeles both expressed their excitement in bringing home the Olympic Games. The idea of a Tripartite Agreement came … Continue reading IOC awards Olympic Games 2024 to Paris and 2028 to Los Angeles

FIFA Appeal Committee confirmed stadium ban against Bosnia and Herzegovina

  The FIFA Appeal Committee rejected the appeal lodged by the Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and confirmed the sanctions imposed on 20 July 2017 by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee in relation to the incidents which occurred during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying match between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Greece on 9 June 2017. The Committee concluded that the Appellant did infringe several provisions of … Continue reading FIFA Appeal Committee confirmed stadium ban against Bosnia and Herzegovina

FIFA’s zero-tolerance policy on match manipulation : South Africa vs. Senegal World Cup qualifier to be replayed in November

The Bureau for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers ordered a replay of the qualification match between South Africa and Senegal held on 12 November 2016. This decision follows the confirmation of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to uphold the lifetime ban of match referee, Joseph Lamptey, for match manipulation, the ruling imposed by the FIFA Disciplinary and Appeal Committees. The match will be replayed … Continue reading FIFA’s zero-tolerance policy on match manipulation : South Africa vs. Senegal World Cup qualifier to be replayed in November