Sudan Sudan could become the 206th member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at its Session in Kuala Lumpur in July, meaning athletes from the world’s newest nation could compete under the national flag at Rio 2016.
Transparency looks to have unexpected benefits for leading Olympic Movement administrators.
Sydney 2000 freestyle wrestling gold medallist Namig Abdullayev believes Azerbaijan hosting the inaugural European Games represents the first step on the path to his nation eventually staging an Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will launch a free, online education service aimed specifically at Olympians, other elite athletes and their coaches during its Athlete Career Programme Forum in Lima next month.
British stars were to the fore on the first day of individual apparatus finals at the European Gymnastics Championships in Montpellier, as Louis Smith and Kristian Thomas each won men's titles in impressive fashion.
Bernard Destrubé, has announced the resignation of International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) President John Twomey, with the Frenchman stating he has temporarily taken on the role.
India has been suspended by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) following a catalogue of problems and conflicts between different groups and individuals.
Rio 2016 and the Brazilian Paralympic Committee today begun a series of workshops in São Paulo in partnership with the Agitos Foundation, aimed at improving coaching, classification and sport management.
Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat showed exactly why he is the Olympic champion after coming out on top in a gripping second round of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) World Cup Jumping Final at the Thomas & Mack Arena in Las Vegas.
Ukraine Otamans defeated the Russian Boxing Team 3-2 in Kiev to move within two points of their second-placed opponents in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Group A rankings with just one match of the regular season remaining.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach vowed to personally present Kosovo’s first Olympic medal during an emotional and historic visit here today.
Simon Clegg, chief operating officer of Baku 2015, described new European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen’s comments regarding the prospect of athletics appearing in future European Games as a “great comfort” here today.
Tubby Reddy, chief executive of the Durban 2022 Bid Committee, has hit back at claims that no proper financial impact assessment has been carried out on the South African city’s campaign to host the Commonwealth Games and said such a report has been available on its website since the beginning of March.
Port Moresby 2015 have claimed preparations are ahead of schedule at the Games Village after Pacific Games Gold Sponsor Brian Bell Home Centres began installation of over 400 bed frames.
The Sport Accord Convention in Sochi is now less than two days away as organisers get ready to host its unique Village for the very first time, as well as a Sports Demo Zone.