The Council of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) voted overwhelmingly in favour of the recent decision to bypass normal procedure and award the 2021 Athletics World Championships to the city of Eugene in the United States, Lamine Diack, the body’s President, has told insidethegames.
C K Wu, President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), has signed a host nation agreement with Turkey for the European Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifying event, set to take place in Istanbul next year.
IAAF lead Federations resigning from SportAccord after Vizer attack on Bach as IOC President claims it is "business as usual"
The International Association of Athletics Federations became the first world governing body to confirm it had resigned from SportAccord following the attack by its President Marius Vizer on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here earlier today.
Vizer attacks Bach over interference, lack of transparency and claims Agenda 2020 brought no benefit to sport
A major schism between International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and his SportAccord counterpart Marius Vizer was made public for the first time here today.
Sochi will play host to the first edition of the World Beach Games in 2019, it was announced here today at the General Assembly of the SportAccord Convention, but the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) has implied it will organise its own event separately.
The next three editions of the SportAccord Convention are to take place, like the 2015 event, in Russia, Marius Vizer, SportAccord President, announced here today.
Marius Vizer officially declared the 2015 SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit open at a spectacular Ceremony here tonight.
All of the areas which will be visited on the Baku 2015 Torch Relay route will be within one hour’s travelling for 99 per cent of the population, it was claimed here today.
Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won his second Boston Marathon today in 2hours 9min 17sec - and this time the race favourite will be happy to keep his medal.
McFadden dedicates third consecutive Boston Marathon victory to eight-year-old victim of 2013 bombing
American multiple Paralympic and world champion Tatyana McFadden has sealed her third consecutive wheelchair race win at the Boston Marathon.
Thomas Bach is due to travel to Vanuatu next month for what will be the first visit by an International Olympic Committee (IOC) President to the nation since Juan Antonio Samaranch in 1987.
The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has revealed a stellar list of sporting events which are due to take place in the country this year, including the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix and the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Championships.
New Zealand continued their domination of the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series by maintaining their 100 per cent record in claiming the fourth leg of series at the Westhills Stadium in Langford, British Columbia.
South Korea have claimed the gold medal and secured promotion back to Division IA of the Ice Hockey World Championship at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Division I Group B tournament in Eindhoven.
Russia and the US to go head-to-head for Group A supremacy at World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship
Hosts Russia and the United States will battle it out for Group A supremacy tomorrow after both nations recorded back-to-back victories on day two of the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Sochi.