- Clegg: Human rights issues not overshadowing European Games Updated: Apr-23-15 2:35 pm
LONDON - With 50 days left until the opening ceremony, the head of the inaugural European Games in Baku said there is still "a huge amount" of work to be done to be ready on time for an event that continues to be dogged by human rights issues in Azerbaijan.
- IOC launches consultants register for 2024 Olympic bidding Updated: Apr-23-15 1:50 pm
LONDON - Any consultants seeking to work for cities bidding to host the 2024 Summer Games must register with the IOC and pledge to abide by ethics rules, signaling a new drive by Olympic leaders to control costs and make the process more transparent.
- Eritrea, North Korea called world's most censored states Updated: Apr-21-15 10:38 am
UNITED NATIONS - The small African nation of Eritrea tops even North Korea in its restrictions on the media, a new global report says.
- Ecclestone says 2016 Azerbaijan Grand Prix going ahead Updated: Apr-19-15 2:06 pm
SAKHIR, Bahrain - Formula One commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone says the Azerbaijan Grand Prix will make its debut next season, despite concerns over the country's human rights record.
- British taekwondo fighter approved to compete for Moldova Updated: Apr-16-15 6:39 am
LONDON - Top-ranked taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook can compete for Moldova in the Olympics and other international competitions after the British Olympic Association approved his request to switch nationalities.
- Bidding race for 2024 Olympics starting to get crowded Updated: Apr-13-15 1:18 pm
LONDON - Even though the race hasn't officially started, the field for the 2024 Olympics is getting more crowded by the day.