Fifa has today (Wednesday) lifted its two-year suspension of Kuwait, saying a new sports law brings the country in-line with its statutes.
The Kuwaiti parliament has approved a draft law that seeks to end bans imposed on the country by the International Olympic Committee and Fifa.
OCA (Olympic Council of Asia) and ANOC (Association of National Olympic Committees) president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah of Kuwait reveals his life influences and aspirations within the inner circles of the Olympic Movement.
ANOC (the Association of national Olympic committees) held its 63rd executive council meeting in Kuwait at the end of March. Hosted by the country’s Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al Sabah – ANOC and OCA (Olympic Council of Asia) president and the so-called kingmaker of the Olympic Movement – the event attracted some of the biggest names in sports administration, with around 40 IOC (International Olympic Committee) members making the trip to the shore of the Persian Gulf.
Kuwait has lost its Swiss court case against the International Olympic Committee over its ban from the Olympic Movement, while World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) president Craig Reedie has sought to downplay talk of a growing rift between his organisation and the IOC.
Kuwait’s supreme court has upheld a lower court ruling overturning a prison sentence handed to Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, one of the most influential figures in the Olympic movement and world sport.
Kuwait has said it will launch legal action against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) seeking $1bn (€878.3m) in damages over the decision by the global governing body to ban the country from international competitions.
Kuwait's appeals court has overturned a prison sentence handed to Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, one of the most influential figures in the Olympic movement and world sport.
Kuwait Olympic Committee (KOC) president Sheikh Talal Al Fahad Al Sabah has hit out at the “serious escalation” of government interference that could lead to the country’s athletes being unable to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The Kuwaiti government has filed a $1.3bn (€1.2bn) lawsuit against 14 board members of the Gulf state’s Olympic committee, including Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah.
Kevin Dornberger, the long-serving president of World Bowling, has stepped down from the role to be replaced by Sheikh Talal Mohammed Al-Sabah.
The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has become the latest organisation to offer its support to Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah by stating its Ethics Committee will launch an investigation into the matter that it believes kick-started the current situation.
Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has denied any wrongdoing amid reports he has been sentenced to a six-month prison term in his native Kuwait.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has formed a working group to address potential cost cuts for the 2016 Olympic Games, as organisers in Rio de Janeiro make their final preparations amid an uncertain financial and political climate.
An appeal by Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Sabah of Kuwait and the country’s national shooting federation against the re-election of Olegario Vázquez Raña as president of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has been dismissed at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
The Gulf Cooperation Council has awarded Kuwait hosting rights for the 2019 edition of multi-sport event the GCC Games.
The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has become the latest global sports body to suspend Kuwait over interference from the country’s government in the administration of sport.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped the 2015 Asian Shooting Championship, which is taking place in Kuwait, of its qualification status for the 2016 Olympic Games.
Kuwait has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over government interference for the second time in the space of five years.
The World Squash Federation (WSF) has named Kuwait host of its 2015 Men's World Team Squash Championship.