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Vizer to be re-elected unopposed as SportAccord President

By Emily Goddard

Marius Vizer remains unchallenged for the post of SportAccord President in the upcoming elections ©SportAccordMarius Vizer is set to stay at the helm of SportAccord as he remains unchallenged for the Presidential position he currently occupies ahead of the elections next month.

Beijing 2022 open to changing bid following IOC Evaluation Commission inspection

By Nick Butler at the Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant in Beijing

Evaluation Commission chair Alexander Zhukov arrives in Beijing flanked by Chinese Olympic Committee President Liu Peng (left) and Beijing Mayor and bid leader, Wang AnshunBeijing 2022 officials have outlined the "sustainability" of their Olympic and Paralympic bid as well as the benefits they claim it would bring to the global winter sports community on the eve of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission visit opening here.

"I will publish manifesto soon," promises Bubka

By Mike Rowbottom

Sergey Bubka pictured at last year's IAAF Council meeting ©Getty ImagesSergey Bubka, who is running against his fellow International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) vice-president Sebastian Coe this year for the Presidency that will fall vacant when Lamine Diack retires, has claimed his long-awaited manifesto will be published imminently.

Budapest awarded 2017 World Judo Championships

By Liam Morgan

Bucharest has been announced as the host city for the 2017 IJF World Championships ©IJFBudapest will host the 2017 World Judo Championships, it was announced today. 

South Korean Olympic gold medallist place at Rio 2016 in jeopardy after given 18 month ban

By Daniel Etchells

Park Tae-Hwan is unable to compete until March 3, 2016 ©Getty ImagesSouth Korea's Olympic gold medallist Park Tae-Hwan has been banned from swimming for 18 months following his positive test for the banned substance testosterone before the Asian Games in Incheon last year.

Pyeongchang 2018 receives first donation as part of O2 plus Olympics

By Daniel Etchells

Pyeongchang 2018 has received its first donation of 15,936 tons of Certified Emission Reductions ©POCOGPyeongchang 2018 has received its first donation of 15,936 tonnes of Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) today to help towards the vision for a carbon neutral Olympics and Paralympics. 

Successful World Cup ticket and hospitality programmes buoy FIFA as legal costs surge

By David Owen

FIFA's report for the final year of its 2011-14 cycle put the net result for the year at $140.7 million ©Getty ImagesWorld Cup ticketing income combined with a bonus from a well-subscribed hospitality programme has enabled FIFA to shoulder a number of additional costs in 2014 without slipping into deficit or dipping into its reserves, it has been claimed. 

USA Wrestling agree broadcast partnership with NBC Sport Group and Universal Sports Network

By Michael Pavitt

The new partnership between USA Wrestling and NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports Network will see unprecedented coverage of wrestling in the United States ©Getty ImagesUSA Wrestling have agreed a partnership with NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports Network which will see them broadcast more than 12 hours of coverage from major wrestling competitions in the country throughout 2015.

UK Sport launch "#EveryRoadtoRio" campaign ahead of 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio

By Liam Morgan at the Embassy of Brazil for the United Kingdom in London

UK Sport have launched their EveryRoadtoRio campaign aimed at increasing British athletes' chances of qualification for Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesUK Sport have launched their #EveryRoadtoRio campaign here today, which aims to increase British athletes' chances of qualifying for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.
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