Eurosport will showcase the Olympic Games across Europe as part of a deal starting in 2018 to cover two Olympic cycles after an agreement was signed between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Eurosport's parent company, Discovery Communications.
Boston 2024 "Bid 2.0" puts sustainability and community benefits at its heart in attempt to win over local public
Boston 2024 made its pitch to the local population today, unveiling a revamped $4.6 billion (£2.9 billion/€4 billion) plan, which, they claim, will bring wider benefits for the city, including housing, jobs and new transportation infrastructure.
The cost of the Japanese National Stadium that will form the centrepiece of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics has been confirmed at ¥252 billion, in spite of a decision to postpone installation of a retractable roof until after the Games.
Success of Baku 2015 not been overshadowed international criticism, claims Azerbaijan Minister for Youth and Sport
Azerbaijan Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov has claimed the success of the European Games, which closed here last night, has not been overshadowed by criticism received internationally in the build-up, criticising those who have used the event to "further personal agendas".
Sir Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has urged International Sports Federations (IFs) and National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) to improve the efficiency of their anti-doping efforts – saying, “Let’s test athletes for the substances which are most likely to be abused in their sport”.
Ken Crease has been appointed director of sales sponsorship and marketing, while Rob Garea has become the director of operations for the Boxing Marketing Arm (BMA) of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), it has been announced.
Karate will be able to submit a bid for inclusion in the 2024 Summer Paralympics after being accepted as a member of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) by the body's Governing Board.
Australia’s Lleyton Hewitt’s farewell appearance at Wimbledon proved to be a short one as the 2002 champion was beaten in a thrilling five-set encounter with Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen in the first round of the championship at the All England Club.
A new video in support of its “#One Team” initiative has been launched by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) aimed at increasing the inclusion of LGBTQ athletes in sport.
The St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee (SKNOC) are set to launch their nine-year strategic plan ahead of a busy period for the organisation.
Cuba’s men claimed a shock victory over Poland of the second day of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Beach Volleyball World Championships in The Netherlands.
Russia edged Ukraine to a successful defence of their Cerebral Palsy Football World Championship final, taking a 1-0 victory in front of a near-capacity crowd at St George's Park in Burton upon Trent in England.
America's Pruitt and Norman break world records at Indianapolis International and Fast Cow Invitational
America’s Austin Pruitt and Grace Norman produced world record performances at the Indianapolis International and Fast Cow Invitational.
An array of British musical talent brought the curtain down on the European Games here this evening in a Closing Ceremony blending the old and the modern, as well as the Western and the traditionally Azerbaijani.
Opposition group No Boston Olympics have appealed for members of the public to pledge funds to their campaign in order to enhance their resources in their battle to keep the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games away from the United city.