Officials in Dubai are in "final discussions" with SportAccord Convention to host next year's event and hope a decision will be reached in the next two weeks, the Dubai Sports Council secretary general has revealed today.
The Olympic Channel is in “aggressive hiring mode at the moment” and will eventually have around 100 full-time staff members, Mark Parkman, general manager of Olympic Channel Services, told an audience here at SPORTEL in Monte Carlo today.
Hamburg will host the 2017 edition of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Championships, the governing body's President C K Wu confirmed today.
Exclusive: Cookson offers encouragement for future Turkmenistan World Track Cycling Championships bid
International Cycling Union President Brian Cookson has offered his encouragement for a future Turkmenistan bid for the World Track Cycling Championships but believes the Asian nation would benefit from gaining further experience in hosting cycling events before attempting to stage the showpiece.
Kuwait has been given a deadline of October 27 to change a new law which threatens the independence of sports bodies, or face another ban from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following a meeting here between all stakeholders.
Cricket's governing body calls for meetings with IOC to discuss involvement in more multi-sport events
International Cricket Council (ICC) representatives are seeking a meeting here with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to discuss opportunities for inclusion in more sporting events due to the "growing popularity" of the sport.
Rugby Sevens making its Olympic Games debut at Rio 2016 will take the sport to a “whole new level”, 2003 Rugby World Cup winner Dan Luger said here today, adding that the shorter format of the game was a major factor in rugby’s development worldwide.
Michel Zen Ruffinen, a fierce critic of FIFA's outgoing President Sepp Blatter and its former Secretary General, says he has been asked to stand for the top job at football's governing body in the forthcoming election.
European Athletics (EA) President Svein Arne Hansen says he is keen to strengthen relations in the Baltic countries after a visit to Lithuania.
Eurosport scooped the Best TV Rights Deal prize at the inaugural TV Sports Awards, co-hosted by SPORTELMonaco, for their agreement for the European television rights for the Olympic Games at a ceremony held at the Yacht Club de Monaco.
Next month's Professional Squash Association (PSA) Men's World Championships will be the most globally diverse event in history, organisers have claimed, after each of the world's top 40 players confirmed their entries.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has introduced dynamic, multi-camera coverage of the 2015 World Boxing Championships here in Qatar's capital.
Reigning world champions Mat Belcher and Will Ryan of Australia got their title defence off to the best possible start by securing a hat-trick of wins on the opening day of the 2015 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) 470 World Championships in Haifa Bay, Israel.
Bulgaria have advanced to the quarter-finals of the European Men's Volleyball Championships but co-hosts Italy will have to successfully negotiate a play-off if they are to reach the last eight.