Quanhai Li has received an apparent boost in his campaign to become President of World Sailing, with a respected Norwegian journalist drawing attention to "qualified analyses" suggesting that the Chinese official may have obtained a clear-cut victory.
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) sponsor Intel experienced a patchy third quarter, as the pandemic began to weigh on some parts of its business.
Business is going a little better at Coca-Cola, the Atlanta-based drinks group that is the Olympic Movement’s oldest sponsor.
Procter & Gamble, the giant US household products company that is a worldwide sponsor of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has unveiled another strong set of quarterly financial figures on the back of the cleaning product boom which has accompanied the COVID-19 pandemic.
China’s Li gets boost in race for World Sailing Presidency as defeated Seeliger calls for "fresh start"
Defeated World Sailing Presidential candidate Gerardo Seeliger has, in effect, endorsed China’s Quanhai Li in the continuing race for leadership of the governing body, calling for "a fresh start".
A high-profile court case is expected to get under way in South Korea this week involving the de facto head of Samsung, a longstanding sponsor of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Winter Olympic host China’s economy is roaring ahead again in continued absence of COVID-19 "second wave"
China’s economy is powering ahead again, as much of the world braces for a difficult end to the year caused by a "second wave" of COVID-19.
Kim Andersen and Quanhai Li will next week contest a run-off for the World Sailing Presidency, after beating off the challenges of two other candidates in the first round of a bitter and keenly-contested race.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) appears to have spent nearly $1.6 million (£1.2 million/€1.32 million) on the independent investigation which last year cleared two former Executive Committee members of bullying.
As Olympic bosses contemplate the ashes of the 2020 sports season, they might at least console themselves that they are not running an airline.
Armenia and Vanuatu have been removed from the latest list of suspended Member National Authorities (MNAs), indicating that they will, after all, be able to cast votes in World Sailing’s current bitterly-fought Presidential election.
The high-profile appeal filed with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against Sun Yang and the International Swimming Federation (FINA) cost the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) more than $600,000 (£456,000/€500,000), it has been revealed.
Michel Cadot has been elected President of the French National Sports Agency.
Nearly 10 per cent of World Sailing members may be ineligible to vote in knife-edge Presidential election
Almost 10 per cent of World Sailing's Member National Authorities (MNAs) are currently categorised as suspended and hence unable to vote in this month's knife-edge Presidential election.
World Sailing’s 2019 accounts have been published on the governing body’s website, underlining the fragile state of its finances a month or so before the COVID-19 pandemic struck.