The matter of Sepp Blatter’s immediate future as President of FIFA faded briefly into the background in Zurich here today, eclipsed by a potentially historic handshake between Jibril Rajoub, President of the Palestinian Football Association, and Ofer Enei, his Israeli counterpart.
Marius Vizer has vowed to make public the distribution figures of both SportAccord and the International Judo Federation (IJF) in an "expression of goodwill" to the sports world, while also reiterating how he wishes to organise the World Beach Games in conjunction with the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), as was initially planned.
An anonymous bomb threat failed to disrupt the FIFA Congress here today.
Sergey Bubka has given his first indication that he fears he will not beat Sebastian Coe in the election to replace Lamine Diack as President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have today toured the Baku 2015 headquarters with the Opening Ceremony of the inaugural European Games here just two weeks away.
World Rugby's ruling Council has reinstated the Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation (FRMR) and the Hellenic Rugby Federation (HRF) as full member unions following periods of suspension.
British Fencing’s Elite Training Centre has been formally opened by the British Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, John Whittingdale.
Sports Authority of India made responsible for athletes following National Paralympic Committee suspension
India’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has officially handed responsibility for all matters relating to Para-athletes to the Sports Authority of India (SAI) following the suspension of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI).
A fourth World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League event of the season gets underway tomorrow in Sao Paulo, which will be the first competition of its kind to be held in South America.
Every doping test conducted during this month's International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) World Games in Seoul came back negative, it has been revealed.
Commonwealth Games England have announced STA Travel as its first official travel partner ahead of the 2018 event in Gold Coast, Australia.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have announced the names of 29 students of colour who will participate in this year’s Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere (FLAME) programme.
British hopes Phil Hogg, Melissa Reid and Lauren Steadman will be hoping to make the most of home advantage at tomorrow's International Triathlon Union (ITU) Para-triathlon event in London's Hyde Park.
Michel Platini today looked Sepp Blatter in the eye and urged him to resign, amid signs that this week’s dramatic arrests and detailed corruption allegations are helping the campaign of Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein, Blatter’s only rival for the FIFA Presidency, to gain a certain amount of traction.
Pressure on Sepp Blatter and FIFA was ratcheting up this morning, as some of the organisation’s most prominent sponsors spoke out strongly in the wake of this week’s dramatic and hugely embarrassing indictments and arrests of leading football figures.