Association of National Olympic Committee (ANOC) President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah has made a first public contribution to the ongoing division between SportAccord President Marius Vizer and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), asking for details on how SportAccord and the Vizer-headed International Judo Federation (IJF) distribute their finances.
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President N Ramachandran has hit back at the various State Olympic Associations and National Sporting Federations who have called for him to be replaced, accusing them of launching “a deliberate smear campaign”.
Cricket is set to be cut from the programme for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta after the Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI) declined to include it on the list of six non-Olympic sports for the event in three years’ time.
A final individual skills competition qualification phase for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer will take place in Vierumaki, Finland from July 5 to 10, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has confirmed.
Tokyo 2020 have celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Japanese Para-Sports Association (JPSA) by bringing together members of Japan’s sporting community at a ceremony held today in Tokyo.
Egyptian powerlifter Fatma Omar has had her two-year doping suspension reduced to one year after new evidence was presented during an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), it has been announced.
Japanese Olympic Committee sign partnership agreement with National Olympic Committee of Costa Rica in Tokyo
A partnership agreement has been signed between the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Costa Rica today at the JOC headquarters here.
The Baku 2015 Flame has today visited Sheki, which saw residents of one of Azerbaijan’s oldest cities join in the Festival of Fire celebrations as part of a country-wide prelude to the European Games.
Toronto 2015's Pan American Games Flame has been lit in traditional fashion in an Aztec Ceremony at the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico, with it now being transported north ahead of its arrival in the Canadian host city on Saturday (May 30).
France clinched a memorable victory over Colombia on the opening day of women’s World Group pool contests at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Antalya, Turkey.
Karate, korfball, orienteering and motor racing have become the first non-Olympic sports to officially register discontent with SportAccord today, while badminton has become the 22nd Olympic one to disaffiliate.
Platini claims football will "suffer" if Blatter is re-elected as he throws support behind Prince Ali
UEFA boss Michel Platini has publicly thrown his support behind Jordanian FIFA Presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin All Hussein, claiming football will “suffer” if Sepp Blatter is re-elected at the upcoming Congress in Zurich.
Sport for Tomorrow and Tokyo 1964 discussed as Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies programme opens
Tokyo 2020's Sport for Tomorrow project and the 1964 Summer Olympic Games were among key topics explored here today, as the second edition of the Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) and International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) short programme began.
Baku's preparations for the inaugural European Games are now complete after the successful hosting of sports tests in volleyball and 3x3 basketball.
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Presidential candidate Sergey Bubka claims more should be done by the world governing body to help to engage more young people in athletics.