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.
World Rugby's ruling Council has reinstated the Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation (FRMR) and the Hellenic Rugby Federation (HRF) as full member unions following periods of suspension.
British Fencing’s Elite Training Centre has been formally opened by the British Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, John Whittingdale.
Sports Authority of India made responsible for athletes following National Paralympic Committee suspension
India’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has officially handed responsibility for all matters relating to Para-athletes to the Sports Authority of India (SAI) following the suspension of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI).
Britain’s flagship men’s boat, an eight stuffed with Olympic and world champions, suffered a shock defeat in today’s heats of the European Rowing Championships in Poznan and must contest a repechage in order to progress in a competition where the 50-strong British team was expected to dominate.
Defending champion Maria Sharapova and 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer were among the third-round winners today at the French Open.
A fourth World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League event of the season gets underway tomorrow in Sao Paulo, which will be the first competition of its kind to be held in South America.
International Boxing Association (AIBA) Pro Boxing Matches are set to begin tomorrow, with four under 60kg lightweight bouts taking place in the Uzbekistan capital, Tashkent.
Italy's Fabio Aru launched a tenacious late sole breakaway to win stage 19 of the Giro d'Italia and trim Alberto Contador's stranglehold on the overall standings by 38 seconds.
Every doping test conducted during this month's International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) World Games in Seoul came back negative, it has been revealed.