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Judge in Sun Yang doping case tweeted about dog meat, Swiss court says

Judge in Sun Yang doping case tweeted about dog meat, Swiss court says

Tweets by the president of the panel of arbitrators at the Court of Arbitration for Sport had exhibited possible bias against Chinese people and their treatment of dogs, the court said.

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Key Hockeyroos staffer resigns amid review into culture
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Key Hockeyroos staffer resigns amid review into culture

Hockey Australia’s high performance director Toni Cumpston has left the job weeks after players were notified that she would be taking extended leave from late December.

  • by Anthony Colangelo
Independence concerns spark changes to Hockeyroos review panel
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Independence concerns spark changes to Hockeyroos review panel

Three new people have been appointed to lead a review into problems with the Hockeyroos' culture after players had concerns about potential conflicts of interests.

  • by Anthony Colangelo
Olympians should have access to COVID vaccine, says Campbell

Olympians should have access to COVID vaccine, says Campbell

One of the nation's most senior Olympians, Cate Campbell, believes COVID vaccines should be available to athletes if a Tokyo appearance hinges on immunity.

  • by Phil Lutton
'Unthinkable' to imagine Matildas playing in Tokyo, says Aussie star Catley

'Unthinkable' to imagine Matildas playing in Tokyo, says Aussie star Catley

Steph Catley is desperate to pull on Australian colours again but is finding it difficult to imagine the Olympics going ahead from her perspective in locked-down London.

  • by Vince Rugari
Prioritise athletes for vaccine so Tokyo Games can go ahead: IOC member

Prioritise athletes for vaccine so Tokyo Games can go ahead: IOC member

Athletes should be prioritised for the COVID-19 vaccine so the beleaguered Tokyo Games can go ahead later this year, according to a senior Olympics official.

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The longest 200 days: Tokyo Games organisers continue to face mammoth task
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The longest 200 days: Tokyo Games organisers continue to face mammoth task

What should be a milestone of celebration is one of uncertainty as the countdown again reaches 200 days, with countless questions surrounding the 2021 Games.

  • by Phil Lutton
Japanese PM pledges 'safe and secure' Olympics will go ahead

Japanese PM pledges 'safe and secure' Olympics will go ahead

The rescheduled Olympics and Paralympics will go ahead this summer despite a surge in coronavirus cases in Japan, the country's prime minister has declared.

  • by Ben Rumsby
Tokyo Olympics concerns grow over 'extremely severe' virus surges

Tokyo Olympics concerns grow over 'extremely severe' virus surges

With just over 200 days to go until the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, organisers face anxious weeks ahead after the city governor warned COVID-19 cases could "explode".

  • by Tom Morgan
Kremlin happy Russians will be able to compete at Olympics

Kremlin happy Russians will be able to compete at Olympics

The Kremlin voiced regret Friday about the ruling that banned Russia from using its name, flag and anthem at the next two Olympics, but emphasised that the verdict would still allow the country's athletes to compete.

Russia can’t use its name and flag at next the two Olympics

Russia can’t use its name and flag at next the two Olympics

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has also blocked Russia from bidding to host major sporting events for two years.

  • by Graham Dunbar