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TTOC hoping that sport will receive increased policy funding in new national budget

By Paul Osborne

Athletes like Keshorn Walcott, winner of the Olympic gold medal in the javelin at London 2012, helped portray a positive image of Trinidad and Tobago, it is claimed ©Getty ImagesThe Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), is anticipating that sport will receive increased policy focus when the new national budget is announced tomorrow. 

Lalovic re-elected as President of United World Wrestling

By Emily Goddard

Nenad Lalovic has been elected to a six-year term as the President of United World Wrestling ©United World WrestlingNenad Lalovic has been re-elected for a six-year term as the President of wrestling's world governing body on a day that saw the organisation's name officially change from the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles to United World Wrestling.

Exclusive: FIVB President Graça revelling in closer links with IOC after 20 years of "absence"

By Mike Rowbottom

Dr Ary Graca, the FIVB President, addresses the crowd at the Opening Ceremony of the World Volleyball Championships in Poland ©Getty ImagesAry Graça, President of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), has assured insidethegames that his sport, which he accused earlier this year of being "too far from the Olympic Movement", is now enjoying better relations with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) than ever before.

Exclusive: Turkish Government donation to WADA shows zero tolerance approach to doping, claims Erdener

By Nick Butler at the Beau-Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne

Uğur Erdener has hailed the significance of the WADA donation by the Turkish Government ©Getty ImagesTurkish Olympic Committee President Uğur Erdener has claimed a $250,000 (£153,000/€193,000) donation by the Turkish Government to the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) is evidence of the country's strong "zero tolerance" policy regarding doping.

Tokyo 2020 celebrates first anniversary of being awarded Olympics with pledge to create "greatest ever" Games

By Nick Butler

It is exactly one year since Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesDelivering an event that will "go down in Olympic history as one of the greatest ever" remains the aim for Tokyo 2020 on the one-year anniversary of the Japanese capital being awarded the Games.

Success of Rio 2016 is vital to growth of Paralympic Movement, claims IPC President with two years to go to Games

By Paul Osborne

Sir Philip Craven believes the success of Rio 2016 is vital to the continued growth of the Paralympic Movement ©Getty ImagesWith today marking just two years to go until the start of the Rio 2016 Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee President Sir Phillip Craven has claimed the success of the Games is vital to the continued growth of the Movement.

Ellison edges Brazilian superstar in a shootout to claim third Archery World Cup Final title

By Nick Butler at the Place de la Navigation in Lausanne

Brady Ellison (right) defeated Marcus Dalmeida in an Archery World Cup Final that came down to a deciding shootout ©World ArcheryUnited States star Brady Ellison claimed his third Archery World Cup Final title here this afternoon after holding his nerve to defeat 16-year-old Brazilian Marcus D'Almeida in a thrilling recurve men's final shootout.

Brazil oust rivals Argentina to make FIBA Basketball World Cup quarter-finals

By Emily Goddard

Brazil defeated Argentina for the first time since 1967 at basketball's flagship tournament to secure their place in the quarterfinals ©Getty ImagesBrazil defeated Argentina 85-65 at the FIBA Basketball World Cup today to secure their first win over their rivals at the flagship tournament since 1967.

Defending champions Brazil enter Volleyball World Championship Round II on full points

By Emily Goddard

Canada progress to the Volleyball World Championship Round II on five points ©Getty ImagesDefending champions Brazil have entered Round II of the Volleyball World Championship on full points after their latest victory against Cuba in Poland.
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