Francesco Ricci Bitti, President of the Association of Summer Olympic Federations (ASOIF), has urged SportAccord counterpart Marius Vizer to refrain from speaking publicly on behalf of the International Federations, claiming they “do not feel represented” by the union he heads
The International Fencing Federation (FIE) and the International Cycling Union (UCI) have suspended their memberships with SportAccord, increasing the total number of sports to 20.
Australia’s John Coates has been re-elected President of the International Council of Arbitration For Sport (ICAS) following their 43rd meeting in Lausanne.
Steve Pagliuca has been named the successor to John Fish as chairman of the Boston 2024 Bid Committee.
The Academy, a new international sports leaders conference, has announced that representatives of Burson-Marsteller and ESP Properties, leading companies in global public relations and communications, and media investment management respectively, will bring their expertise and knowledge to the event.
England 2015 have announced a 100,000 tickets for the 2015 Rugby World Cup will be put on general sale on May 28.
Contador loses Giro d’Italia lead to Aru after crash chaos, while Modolo sprints to stage 13 victory
Astana’s Fabio Aru became the new leader of the Giro d’Italia after a crash in the closing kilometres of stage 13 from Montecchio Maggiore to Jesolo caught out Spain’s Alberto Contador, while fellow Italian Sacha Modolo sprinted to the victory.
Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball head coach to miss Parapan Am Games to undergo treatment for brain tumour
Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball head coach Jerry Tonello is set to take a leave of absence from his role as he undergoes treatment for a brain tumour, with Steve Bialowas, the junior men's national coach set to take up the position for the Parapan Am Games in Toronto.
A quintet of Swedish Paralympic hopefuls have been awarded SEK 50,000 (£3,900/$6,000/€5,400) scholarships by Kia Motors, aimed at putting the athletes in a good position to succeed in their sport and improve their sporting development.
World Series of Boxing champions Cuba Domadores storm into final with dominant display in semi-final
The Cuba Domadores booked their place in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) final after a dominant victory over the Mexico Guerreros at the home leg of their semi-final in Havana.
Introduction of Olympic prize money among radical proposals made by Vizer ahead of proposed meeting with Bach
SportAccord President Marius Vizer has compiled a detailed reform agenda ahead of a proposed meeting with his International Olympic Committee (IOC) counterpart Thomas Bach next month, with the introduction of prize money for Olympic athletes among the most startling items for discussion.
Equestrian, curling, table tennis and rugby have become the latest Federations to suspend their membership with SportAccord, it has been announced today.
The Netherlands’ Michael van Praag and Portugal's Luis Figo have both withdrawn from the FIFA Presidential election.
The venue scheduled to host water polo during Rio 2016 has been dropped from the Olympic Games programme.
Port Moresby 2015 have announced National Gaming Control Board (NGCB) as the latest platinum sponsor of this year’s Pacific Games in the Papua New Guinean capital.