Etienne Thobois is to be chief executive of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid, insidethegames has been told
Swimming and gymnastics vault ahead as rate of increase slows in IOC revenue distributions to summer sports
Swimming and gymnastics are the biggest winners and modern pentathlon the biggest loser in the new revenue distribution framework finalised by members of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) here this week.
Hamburg's Senator for the Interior and Sport, Michael Neumann, believes his city's bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics will showcase a "new" Germany, which would be very different from previous Games there.
International Chess Federation (FIDE) President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has been elected to the ruling council of SportAccord here, as has Stephen Fox, freshly elected President of the Alliance of Independent Members (AIMS).
The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) have announced they will hold their next Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 15, after the country’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports followed the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in suspending the body.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have announced a multi-year agreement with the Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC) aimed at continuing to fight against drugs in sport.
Rio 2016 have appointed CoSport as the official ticket reseller for the United States, it has been announced.
Chinese player elected to Badminton World Federation Athletes’ Commission after being only woman put forward
China's Tang Yuantin has become a member of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Athletes’ Commission, while five men are seeking positions on the representative body.
Britain's David Weir is hoping he will prove to be the “fresher” athlete as the six-time Paralympic champion bids to overcome arch-rival Marcel Hug of Switzerland and earn a record breaking seventh Virgin London Marathon wheelchair race victory.
The first-ever international display of Iranian women’s belt wrestling has been hosted here by United World Wrestling (UWW) and the Iranian Wrestling Federation here.
Hayes becomes world’s fastest female Para-athlete on day of Brazilian success at IPC Athletics Grand Prix
South Africa’s Ilse Hayes became the world’s fastest female Para-athlete by beating the previous T13 100 metres world record, at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in São Paulo.
Norway qualified for the quarter-finals of the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship after completing the round-robin stage with their undefeated record intact at the Ice Cube in Sochi.
Denmark’s Anne-Marie Rindom and Belguim’s Evi Van Acker renewed their rivalry in the laser radial class at the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup in Hyères, France, with sailors across the 12 events battling to earn their share of the €72,000 (£52,000/$78,000) prize money.
SportAccord President Marius Vizer has taken a stab at Lamine Diack, his International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) counterpart, in the wake of his sport's decision to resign from the organisation earlier this week.
International Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson remains concerned over proposed changes to the Tokyo 2020 venues, and fears the governing body will not be able to reach a decision before the early-June deadline.