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), asking for details on how SportAccord and the Vizer-headed International Judo Federation (IJF) distribute their finances.
A final individual skills competition qualification phase for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer will take place in Vierumaki, Finland from July 5 to 10, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has confirmed.
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, with it now being transported north ahead of its arrival in the Canadian host city on Saturday (May 30).
Egyptian powerlifter Fatma Omar has had her two-year doping suspension reduced to one year 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.
Karate, korfball, orienteering and motor racing have become the first non-Olympic sports to officially register discontent with SportAccord today, while badminton has become the 22nd Olympic one to disaffiliate.
Platini claims football will "suffer" if Blatter is re-elected as he throws support behind Prince Ali
UEFA boss Michel Platini has publicly thrown his support behind Jordanian FIFA Presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin All Hussein, claiming football will “suffer” if Sepp Blatter is re-elected at the upcoming Congress in Zurich.
Sport for Tomorrow and Tokyo 1964 discussed as Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies programme opens
Tokyo 2020's Sport for Tomorrow project and the 1964 Summer Olympic Games were among key topics explored here today, as the second edition of the Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) and International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) short programme began.
Baku's preparations for the inaugural European Games are now complete after the successful hosting of sports tests in volleyball and 3x3 basketball.
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Presidential candidate Sergey Bubka claims more should be done by the world governing body to help to engage more young people in athletics.
Exclusive: Asian Weightlifting Federation facing call to reschedule championships again to avoid Commonwealth clash
The Asian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) is facing a call to reschedule this year’s Asian Weightlifting Championships for a second time just a day after announcing the event was moving to Thailand.
Taleb Al Muhairi, secretary general of the Emirates Equestrian Federation (EEF), is to meet International Equestrian Federation (FEI) officials in Lausanne tomorrow, amid signs that efforts to persuade the FEI that it can justifiably lift a suspension imposed in March are getting under way.
Tokyo 2020 launch Young Athletes' project to inspire youth and aid those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake
Tokyo 2020 have launched their new “2020 Young Athletes’ project” at an elementary school in Iwaki, with the aim to inspire the youth of the country and aid those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011.
Defending women’s champions Brazil will face Nicaragua in the opening match of the beach volleyball event at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.
Competitors have had the first chance to look at the medals they will be fighting for this summer at the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships.