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).
Tokyo Governor Masuzoe slams "ridiculous" proposed National Stadium bill for Metropolitan Government
Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe has criticised a proposed 58 billion yen (£31 million/$47.7 million/€43.8 million) bill towards the cost of constructing the new National Stadium expected to be inflicted on the Metropolitan Government by central authorities as "ridiculous" here today.
Exclusive: International World Games Association grant permission for members to withdraw from SportAccord
Members of the International World Games Association (IWGA) have been granted permission to withdraw their membership of SportAccord in light of "exceptional circumstances" following the latter body's fallout with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Four officials from three continents will battle to replace Francesco Ricci Bitti as President of the International Tennis Federation (ITF), it has been confirmed today.
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President N Ramachandran has hit back at the various State Olympic Associations (SOA) and National Federations calling 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) decided not to include it on the list of six non-Olympic sports for the event in three years’ time.
Japanese sporting history and traditions tackled during Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies short programme
Japan’s sporting history and traditions were examined by participants here today as the Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) and International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) short programme continued.
Tokyo 2020 have celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Japanese Para-Sports Association (JPSA) by bringing together members of the country's sporting community at a ceremony held today here.
A final individual skills competition qualification phase for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer is due to take place in Vierumaki, Finland, from July 5 to 10, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has announced.
Egyptian powerlifter Fatma Omar has had her two-year doping suspension reduced to one 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.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal began his bid for a 10th French Open title with a straight-sets victory over teenage wildcard Quentin Halys at Roland Garros in Paris today.
Spaniard Mikel Landa of the Astana team claimed his second consecutive victory by winning the 174 kilometres 16th stage of the Giro d’Italia from Pinzolo to Aprica, while overall race leader Alberto Contador extended his advantage with an excellent performance.
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 and is being transported north ahead of its arrival in the Canadian on Saturday (May 30).
The Baku 2015 Flame 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.