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Budapest Mayor rules potential bid for 2024 Olympics "not viable" and "unrealistic"

By Nick Butler

Budapest Mayor Istvan Tarlós has indicated that he will oppose the city's potential bid for the Olympics ©TwitterBudapest's potential bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has hit a brick wall after the Hungarian capital's Mayor, Istvan Tarlós, dismissed it as "unrealistic".

FIFA Ethics Committee "dealing" with claims officials breached rules by accepting lavish "gifts" during World Cup

By Nick Butler

An investigation has been opened into claims members of the Executive Committee illegally accepted gifts ©AFP/Getty ImagesFootball's world governing body is facing more embarrassment after members of its Executive Committee were accused of illegally receiving commemorative watches during the FIFA World Cup earlier this summer.

Commonwealth Games star Sharp backs "No" vote in Scottish independence referendum

By Paul Osborne

Lynsey sharp has backed the No vote for Scottish independence ©Getty ImagesCommonwealth Games silver medallist Lynsey Sharp has backed the "No" vote for Scottish independence, raising concerns about the future of funding for sport in Scotland.

Nike terminates sponsorship of Pistorius after culpable homicide verdict

By Nick Butler

Nike have confirmed they will no longer sponsor Oscar Pistorius ©Getty ImagesNike has terminated its endorsement contract with Oscar Pistorius following the double amputee sprinter being found guilty of culpable homicide.

WADA continuing drive to educate young athletes after 15-year-old Russian twins handed doping ban

By Nick Butler

Teenage Russian twins Olga and Yelena Paushkina have been handed two year doping bans ©Getty ImagesGreat effort will continue to be made by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to educate young athletes about the dangers of doping, after 15-year-old Russian twins Olga and Yelena Paushkina were each handed two-year bans.

Champagne confirms he will run for FIFA Presidency

By Paul Osborne

Jérôme Champagne has confirmed his intention to run for FIFA Presidency next year ©Getty ImagesJérôme Champagne has confirmed his intention to run for the FIFA Presidency next year.

Poland record historic victory over Brazil in opening fixture of Round III at Volleyball World Championship

By Paul Osborne

Poland have recorded a historic win over Brazil at the Volleyball World Championships ©Getty ImagesHosts Poland have pulled off a historic victory at the 2014 Volleyball World Championship by recording a first Championship victory over Brazil in more than 40 years.

Former South Korean Prime Minister elected co-chairman of Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee

By Paul Osborne

Kim Hwang-sik has been elected as the co-chairman of the Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee ©Gwangju 2015Former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik has been elected as the co-chairman of the Gwangju 2015 Organising Committee.

Tokyo 2020 vision on the agenda at first meeting of Media Commission

By Nick Butler

The Tokyo 2020 Media Commission meet for the first time ©Tokyo 2020/Shugo TakemiA first meeting of the Tokyo 2020 Media Commission has taken place today in the Japanese capital, following the announcement of its formation last week.
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