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.
UEFA has called for tomorrow's FIFA Presidential election to be postponed by up to six months, as the fallout from the latest corruption allegations continues to rock the football world to its foundations.
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.
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has met with representatives of the United Arab Emirates National Olympic Committee and Emirates Equestrian Federation (EEF) at its headquarters in Lausanne to discuss the actions that need to be undertaken before the country's suspension can be lifted.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has planted the final tree in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s brand new orchard.
The Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association (CCPSA) has announced their 10-strong boccia team for the Parapan American Games in Toronto, which includes world number one and Paralympic bronze medallist Marco Dispaltro.
Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal of Spain both booked their place in the third round of the French Open with comfortable victories at Roland Garros in Paris today.
Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert of the BMC Racing team took his second victory at the Giro d'Italia in stage 18 from Melide in Switzerland to Verbania, while Spaniard Alberto Contador tightened his grip on the overall lead with a perfectly-timed attack today.
Grainger makes competitive return in Poznan as Britain seeks opening flourish at European Rowing Championships
Great Britain, contesting its first international regatta of 2015, is providing the largest number of competitors at the European Rowing Championships which get underway tomorrow in Poznan, Poland - and none will be under greater scrutiny than Katherine Grainger, making her first competitive appearance since winning Olympic gold in 2012.
The latest International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix is set to take place this weekend as 350 athletes from 39 countries descend on Sport Arena Nottwil in Switzerland.
Anti-Doping, Paralympics and women in sport latest topics examined at Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies short programme
Challenges facing modern sport, including doping, improving the representation of women in sport, as well as the future of Paralympic sport, were discussed by students at the Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies here today.
The United States Justice Department on Wednesday declared war on some of the most powerful figures in world football, indicting nine FIFA officials and five other executives for racketeering, conspiracy and corruption.
The Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) has celebrated the first anniversary of its Podium Programme, which was created to support young athletes in their preparations for Rio 2016.
World famous actor and pop star Jackie Chan has released a Beijing 2022 bid song, which is one of 10 invited musical selections forming part of the Chinese capital’s quest to secure hosting rights for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
FIFA has been plunged into disarray following a dawn raid by Swiss police that led to the arrest of six of the world football body’s officials.