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British Olympic Champion Germaine Mason killed in motorbike crash

British high-jump Olympic silver medalist Germaine Mason has been killed in a motorbike accident as he rode in a convoy with Usain Bolt in Jamaica.

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Sigh at last as Nock pass constitution during during extra-ordinary assembly

After weeks of uncertainty, National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) passed a new constitution yesterday in Nairobi.

Olympics: Kenyan Olympic board OKs reforms after IOC spat

Kenya's under-fire Olympic committee (NOCK) on Tuesday agreed to make changes to its constitution and call for fresh elections in May after its Rio Games debacle.

NOCK’s meeting on today

The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) and its affiliates will make another attempt at passing a new constitution when they reconvene for an extra-ordinary meeting today.

IOC eyes legal bid to punish Russian

Olympics chief Thomas Bach yesterday urged the author of an explosive report on Russian doping to hand over more information for potential legal proceedings.

NOCK BACKTRACKS: Olympic body calls meeting to pass law

Fearing a ban, National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) has called another stakeholders meeting on March 28 to try to pass a new constitution.

Blow to NOCK as International Olympic Committee freezes funding to Kenya

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has frozen funding to its local affiliate after this week’s failure to pass a new constitution.

Olympics: Kenya faces suspension over reform impasse

Kenya faces possible suspension by the International Olympic Committee after the country's national governing body failed to implement reforms demanded after Kenya's embarrassing Rio Games appearance.

IOC appoints two observers, warns of dire consequences

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) have appointed Mr Jérôme Poivey, Head of Institutional Relations and Governance at the IOC NOC Relations Department, and Mr Mohamed Azzoug, ANOCA President’s Chief of Staff to oversee the adoption of the proposed new constitution by the National Olympic Committee of Kenya on Tuesday, in Nairobi.

OLYMPICS: Ukrainian stripped of Beijing bronze

Ukraine’s Viktoriya Tereshchuk has been stripped of the bronze medal she won in the modern pentathlon at the 2008 Beijing Games after sample re-tests showed up positive for banned steroid turinabol.