International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has warned how FIFA must act "swiftly to regain credibility" amid a claim that their problems are "structural" in nature, requiring more changes than simply the election of a new President.
Europe's football governing body UEFA have vowed to "stand fully behind" their President Michel Platini despite him being handed a 90 day suspension from "all football related activity".
FIFA President Sepp Blatter and UEFA counterpart Michel Platini have both been provisionally suspended for 90 days, football's governing body has confirmed today, while former vice-president Chung Mong-joon has also been banned for six years.
Hamburg has estimated the cost of hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games at €11.2 billion (£8.2 billion/$12.5 billion), with the public sector likely to be called upon to contribute €7.4 billion (£5.4 billion/$8.3 billion) of this overall sum.
A new educational initiative has been unveiled by Rome's 2024 Olympics and Paralympics bid on the same day that the city's much maligned Mayor Ignazio Marino resigned due to an expenses scandal.
Seven "innovative" research projects are being funded and supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to illustrate its commitment to the fight against doping, the organisation has claimed.
Macedonian midfielder Arijan Ademi failed a doping test following his club side Dinamo Zagreb's Champions League victory over English opponents Arsenal last month, it has been announced.
Eight-weight world champion Manny Pacquiao was a special guest at the 2015 International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Boxing Championships here today on his first-ever visit to the Middle East.
Dan Reed, head of global sports partnerships at Facebook, claimed here that social media companies such as his, as well as Instagram and Snapchat, are going to be “vital” for the future business models of sporting bodies and clubs.
England exit from home Rugby World Cup does not change sponsors' strategy claims Mastercard's Robichaud
England’s exit from their home Rugby World Cup was “disappointing” claimed Michael Robichaud, senior vice-president of global sponsorships at Mastercard, but he does not believe that the sponsor's approach to the event will be altered as the tournament progresses.
Fukushima, site of the world's worst nuclear accident for 25 years four years ago, has been announced as the host of the 2016 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Under-15 Baseball World Cup.
Major League Baseball's (MLB) President of advanced media Bob Bowman claimed that “connectivity is the most important part of young people’s lives” as digital media again featured highly in further discussions about how fans engage with sport taking place here today.
A four-strong shortlist for the SPORTEL StartUp Competition has been unveiled ahead of a ceremony at next week's conference in Monte Carlo.
The Philippines' Ladon inspired to surprise victory by compatriot Pacquiao on day three of the AIBA World Boxing Championships
Filipino light flyweight Rogen Ladon said he felt the support of onlooking compatriot Manny Pacquiao as he claimed an unexpected points win against number one seeded Mexican Joselito Velazquez Altamirano at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Championships here today.