International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has reiterated how the right to host the Olympic Games should not be reserved to "just 20 countries in the world" during a visit to New Zealand today, claiming his Agenda 2020 reform process will "open doors" for non-traditional hosts.
Brazilian politician accused of undermining effort to clean Guanabara Bay by "publicity-seeking" jump into water
Rio de Janeiro State Environment Secretary André Corrêa has attempted to quell fears concerning the state of Guanabara Bay, where Olympic and Paralympic sailing competitions will be held next year, by jumping into the water during a television interview in Brazil.
It remains possible Francesco Ricci Bitti will be able to stand for a second term as President of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) despite relinquishing the Presidency of the International Tennis Federation (ITF), insidethegames has been told.
Study claiming micro-dosing can bypass Biological Passport findings criticised by World Anti Doping Agency
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have rejected suggestions they endorsed a French television documentary supposedly demonstrating how athletes can avoid detection from the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) by micro-dosing, condemning the use of "human guinea pigs" in the experiment.
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has dismissed reports he is about to drop out of the contest to become the next FIFA President, insisting he will “continue the race until the end”.
International Triathlon Union and Lagardère Unlimited extend World Triathlon Series partnership to 2020
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has extended its World Triathlon Series (WTS) production agreement with Lagardère Unlimited until 2020.
A special event will be held at Toronto's Berkeley Street Theatre tomorrow in which the entertainment schedule for the Arts and Culture Festival taking place alongside this summer's Pan American and Parapan American Games will be revealed.
The International Chess Federation (FIDE) is considering an unlikely bid to become part of the Winter Olympic Games, it has been reported.
A late goal from Denis Hollenstein propelled Switzerland a 1-0 win over Germany today at the Men’s Ice Hockey World Championship in the Czech Republic, to get their campaign back on track after their heartbreaking opening shootout defeat to Austria.
World Rugby have announced the dates and locations of the rugby sevens regional Olympic qualification tournaments, which offer six men’s and women’s teams the chance to book their place at Rio 2016.
British and Hungarian Para-canoeists dominated the European Canoe Sprint Senior Championships, staged at Racice in the Czech Republic.
Condolences have been offered by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) to Nepalese people following the devastating earthquake which hit the Asian country late last month.
Port Moresby 2015 have held an open water swimming test event as preparations continue ahead of the Pacific Games, scheduled for July 4 to 18 in the Papua New Guinean capital.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has extended its partnership with the International Federation of Sport Medicine (FIMS) for a further five-and-a-half-years.
Spyros Capralos, President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC), has been honoured with the A G Leventis Excellence Award in recognition of his more than two decades of work supporting Greek sport and Olympism.