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Exclusive: Public rally planned to show opposition to Oslo 2022 Olympic bid

By Nick Butler

A demonstration will take place in the streets of Oslo on September 19 against the bid ©AFP/Getty ImagesA public demonstration has been planned for later this month as the controversy over whether Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics should go ahead becomes ever more divisive.

Azerbaijan Sports Minister confident Armenia will compete at Baku 2015

By Duncan Mackay at the Fairmont Hotel in Baku

US Secretary of State has held talks with Azerbaijani and Armenian Presidents Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan during the NATO Summit in Cardiff ©US State DepartmentAthletes from Armenia will not face any problems if they compete in next year's inaugural European Games here, Azerbaijan's Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov promised today. 

PASO General Assembly postponed because Vázquez Raña ill

By Nick Butler

Next week's PASO General Assembly has been postponed due to the ill health of Mario Vázquez Raña ©PASONext week's General Assembly of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) has been postponed, reportedly because of health concerns affecting President Mario Vázquez Raña.

CTS Eventim appointed official Ticketing Services Provider for Rio 2016

By Nick Butler

CTS Eventim have been appointed the official ticketing provider for Rio 2016 ©CTS EventimGerman-based ticket selling giants CTS Eventim have been appointed the exclusive Ticketing Services Provider for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Brazil to host inaugural International University Beach Games

By Paul Osborne

The inaugural International University Beach Games gets underway in Maceio, Brazil in November ©FISUMaceió in Brazil will host the first-ever International University Beach Games later this year it was announced today. 

International gymnastics tournament in Ukraine cancelled amid unrest

By Emily Goddard

An international gymnastics competition has been cancelled in Ukraine because of the unrest in the nation ©Getty ImagesThe International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has cancelled an international artistic gymnastics tournament due to take place in Ukraine next week because of the political unrest in the European nation.

Independent Advisory Committee set up to oversee FEI Presidential process

By Nick Butler

An Independent Advisory Committee has been set up to preserve the integrity of the Presidential election process ©FEIAn Independent Advisory Committee has been set up by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Bureau in order, they claim, to preserve the integrity of the Presidential election process and to avoid any potential conflict of interest.

Black Yak named latest sponsor of Gwangju 2015

By Paul Osborne

Black Yak has been named the latest sponsor of Gwangju 2015 ©Gwangju 2015Outdoor clothing brand Black Yak has been named as the latest sponsor for the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade.

Iran come back down to earth with a bang as France prevail at Volleyball World Championships

By Gary Anderson

France celebrate after picking up their second win of the Volleyball World Championships in Poland ©Getty ImagesIran's best ever start to a Volleyball World Championships came to a halt with defeat against France, who won 3-1 at the Kraków Arena tonight.
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