With reports of disused venues and allegedly suspicious payments being added in recent weeks to the catalogue of bad news stories relating to Rio 2016, you could be forgiven for thinking at times that last year's Summer Olympics and Paralympics were an unmitigated disaster.
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Doubts are emerging as to whether Ahmad Ahmad, the challenger in next month’s crunch Confederation of African Football (CAF) Presidential election, will secure blanket support from members of the Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA).
Britain’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) had a significant impact on the Football Association (FA)’s 2016 results.
David Douillet, the double Olympic judo champion and former French Sports Minister, is to challenge Denis Masseglia for the Presidency of the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF).
A battle for one of the top jobs in French sport looks to be in prospect, with the results scheduled for a critical juncture in the 2024 Olympic bidding process in which Paris is a leading candidate.
Golf, canoeing and curling are not perhaps the trio you think of when asked what three Olympic sports had the best 2016.
World Rugby, the governing body of rugby union, has unveiled pre-tax profits of an impressive £189.7 million ($241.4 million/€226.4 million) for the World Cup year of 2015.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will take legal advice before making any move to reintroduce the controversial Osaka Rule.
The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) money machine, for three decades one of the most powerful and fastest-growing in world sport, has gone into reverse, at least by one key measure.
The shape of the new anti-doping testing authority advocated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) looks set to come into clearer focus at World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meetings in Glasgow this weekend.
The host broadcaster contract for the next rugby World Cup has been awarded to a partnership between Host Broadcast Services (HBS) and IMG, the well-known talent and sports agency.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has signed a new four-year partnership deal with Hakuhodo DY Media Partners of Japan.
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