- Peru pulls out of hosting Marius Vizer's World Combat Games Updated: May-24-15 12:32 pm
LONDON - The Olympic backlash against Marius Vizer widened, as Peruvian organizers pulled out of hosting one of his showcase multi-sports events and basketball became the latest federation to suspend ties with his umbrella body.
- Taekwondo venue for Tokyo Games under review Updated: May-22-15 5:02 am
TOKYO - Taekwondo could become the latest sport to have its venue moved for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as part of a widening review into plans for the games.
- Thomas Bach to Marius Vizer: I'll get back to you later Updated: May-20-15 1:29 pm
LONDON - IOC President Thomas Bach is keeping Marius Vizer waiting on his invitation for a clear-the-air meeting.
- SportAccord chief Vizer seeks talks with IOC to repair ties Updated: May-19-15 12:51 pm
LONDON - A month after launching a scathing attack on the IOC, the head of SportAccord said Tuesday he wants to meet with Thomas Bach to repair the damage that has led multiple sports to cut ties with the umbrella body for international federations.
- Vizer defiant on World Combat Games despite withdrawals Updated: May-13-15 11:35 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The World Combat Games will go ahead next year despite the withdrawal of several sports in protest over the chief organizer's attack on the International Olympic Committee.
- Wrestling, taekwondo leave umbrella sports body in protest Updated: May-11-15 1:17 pm
Wrestling and taekwondo on Monday became the latest sports to cut ties with the umbrella body for international federations after its president launched a scathing attack on the IOC.
- A year on, 'model' camp for Syrian refugees has mixed record Updated: May-01-15 3:47 am
AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan - A year after opening, a camp in Jordan billed as an improved model for sheltering Syrian refugees has a mixed record: Azraq offers safety and a sense of order, with its close to 10,000 prefab shelters arranged in tidy rows, but refugees say life is tough because of lack of electricity, jobs and freedom of movement.