South Sudan could become the 206th member of the International Olympic Committee at its Session in Kuala Lumpur in July, meaning athletes from the world’s newest nation would be able to compete under their own 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.
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.
British stars were to the fore on the first day of individual apparatus finals at the European Gymnastics Championships at the Park&Suites Arena in Montpellier, as Louis Smith and Kristian Thomas each won men's titles in impressive fashion.
Azerbaijan enjoyed another dominant day of the Baku 2015 European Games boxing test event as they set up the chance to win eight gold medals here tomorrow.
Uzbekistan’s wrestlers took centre stage in the cadet freestyle competition, as the third day of the Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation Cup continued here tonight.
Finland, Norway and Sweden each claimed two wins out of two on the first day of the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship at the Ice Cube Curling Centre in Sochi.
Home favourite Jianwen Hu broke the long jump world record on a dominant opening day for China at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Beijing.
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.