Racquetball and sambo have become the latest sports to suspend their membership of SportAccord, taking the total of non-Olympic Federations to have done so to seven, with the latter move a particular blow as it indicates the body's support in Russia is dwindling.
Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) has appointed EventScotland’s director of events Paul Bush as its new chairman.
Baku 2015 has signed a broadcast deal with Radio Television of Serbia (RTS) ensuring that viewers in the country will be able to tune into the inaugural European Games.
Rajesh Tomar has been sacked from his post as President of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), which has initiated criminal proceedings against him for financial irregularities.
Gwangju 2015 has begun a series of nationwide campaigns with the Opening Ceremony barely a month away.
Britain’s flagship boat, beaten into third place in yesterday’s heats at the European Rowing Championships in Poznan, put in a performance that had British supporters sighing with relief today with a commanding repechage victory.
Mo Farah maintained his four-year winning streak at 10,000m as he earned victory on the first night of the International Association of Athletics Federation’s Diamond League meeting in Eugene, Oregon, clocking a season's best time of 26min 50.97sec on the Hayward Field track that will host the 2021 World Championships.
Australia’s Angela Ballard stole the headlines on the opening day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, smashing the women’s 400 metres T53 world record.
Favourites The Netherlands secured yet another women’s wheelchair tennis BNP Paribas World Team Cup title after a 2-0 victory over Japan in Antalya.
Sepp Blatter today won the right to extend his reign as FIFA President for another four years, beating his sole remaining challenger Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan.
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 made 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.
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).
An anonymous bomb threat failed to disrupt the FIFA Congress here today.
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.