FIFA has been plunged into disarray following a dawn raid by Swiss police that led to the arrest of six of the world football body’s officials.
The 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups will go ahead in Russia and Qatar as planned and will not be affected by this morning's arrests of seven FIFA officials, the organisation's director of communications Walter de Gregorio claimed at a press conference in Zurich today.
Six FIFA officials, including vice-president Jeffrey Webb,the President of CONCACAF, have been arrested following dawn raids in Zurich today ahead of the world governing body's Congress there on Friday (May 29).
The Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF) and Association of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF) have suspended their memberships with SportAccord.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori has welcomed the decision of Japan’s Parliament, the Diet, to approve a Bill which will see the creation of a Ministerial post for affairs related to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A bid from Wales to stage the 2026 Commonwealth Games has seemingly been ruled out after the country’s First Minister described the cost as "too prohibitive".
Port Moresby 2015 have announced they have axed the men’s softball event at this year’s Pacific Games due to a lack of entries, with the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) admitting the sport’s cancellation was “disappointing”.
Japan to play FIFA World Cup away qualification matches against Afghanistan and Syria in neural venues
Japan are set to play two of their away 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification matches at neutral venues due to the continuing unstable climate in Afghanistan and Syria, it has been announced.
Association of National Olympic Committee (ANOC) President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah has made a first public contribution to the ongoing division between SportAccord President Marius Vizer and the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Tokyo Governor Masuzoe slams "ridiculous" proposed National Stadium bill for Metropolitan Government
Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe has criticised a proposed 58 billion yen (£31 million/$47.7 million/€43.8 million) bill towards the cost of constructing the new National Stadium expected to be inflicted on the Metropolitan Government by central authorities as "ridiculous" here today.
Exclusive: International World Games Association grant permission for members to withdraw from SportAccord
Members of the International World Games Association (IWGA) have been granted permission to withdraw their membership of SportAccord in light of "exceptional circumstances" following the latter body's fallout with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Four officials from three continents will battle to replace Francesco Ricci Bitti as President of the International Tennis Federation (ITF), it has been confirmed today.
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President N Ramachandran has hit back at the various State Olympic Associations (SOA) and National Federations calling for him to be replaced, accusing them of launching “a deliberate smear campaign”.
Cricket is set to be cut from the programme for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta after the Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI) decided not to include it on the list of six non-Olympic sports for the event in three years’ time.
Japanese sporting history and traditions tackled during Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies short programme
Japan’s sporting history and traditions were examined by participants here today as the Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) and International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) short programme continued.