FIFA's Ethics Committee has recommended current President Sepp Blatter be suspended for 90 days, according to a long-term adviser of the Swiss Klaus Stöhlker.
The number of positive results returned by worldwide anti-doping activity in 2014 was 10 per cent down on the previous year despite an increase in tests carried out, according to figures released by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
FIFA Presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon has announced his intention to sue the outgoing President Sepp Blatter for $100 million (£60 million/€89 million) for embezzlement and pledged to put the money back into the governing body should he prove successful.
The Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee has announced the competition to design the new emblem for the Olympics and Paralympics will be open to everyone in Japan over the age of 18, with the official launch of the process due to take place in the middle of October.
Israel’s team have been denied visas to attend the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi, which is due to take place between October 30 and November 1.
This year’s World Athlete of the Year award will not be open to athletes who have had serious doping suspensions, such as Justin Gatlin, the twice-sanctioned US sprinter whose shortlisting last year caused a huge outcry and prompted a boycott from another nominated athlete, Germany’s Olympic discus champion Robert Harting.
Former Sports Minister Sir Hugh Robertson is expected to be elected as vice-chairman of the British Olympic Association (BOA), insidethegames has been told.
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has announced the list of race officials for next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) will jointly host an International Sport Cooperation Conference along with the International Sport Cooperation Centre of Korea (ISC) in Seoul in October, it has been announced.
Italy’s World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro, former FIFA World Player of the Year Luís Figo and ex-England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand are among the latest sporting legends to confirm their attendance at the inaugural TV Sports Awards.
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) vice-president Sergey Bubka and current chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission Claudia Bokel are two of the headline names on the list of speakers for the upcoming World Olympians Forum in Moscow, it has been announced.
Griffith University will be the official university partner of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, it has been announced.
South Africa thrashed the United States 64-0 at the Rugby World Cup in England today to confirm their place in the quarter-finals of the competition.
Uzbekistan won all three of their bouts on day two of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Boxing Championships here, while hosts Qatar made history by notching up a second victory at the event.