by Michael Pavitt and Matthew Smith in Apia
French Polynesia in the South Pacific is among five regions to have submitted a bid to host surfing at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, the Organising Committee has announced.
Preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games continue to remain on track, the chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission announced here as it begun its latest three-day visit to China.
Australia and New Zealand’s participation in the Pacific Games is expected to grow further in future editions, Pacific Games Council (PGC) chief executive Andrew Minogue has revealed.
A controversial move to appoint FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura to run the troubled Confederation of African Football (CAF) has been put forward for approval at tomorrow's General Assembly by the governing body's Executive Committee.
International Tennis Federation (ITF) President David Haggerty has been cleared of breaching the candidate rules relating to his employment of a consultancy firm in his campaign for re-election by the governing body's Ethics Commission.
Casa Italia, the hospitality house for Italy's Olympic team and partners, will be based at The Kihinkan - Takanawa Manor House during Tokyo 2020, it has been announced.
A strategic cooperation agreement has been signed between the International Ski Federation (FIS) and Chinese digital platform Sina Sports to help promote snow sports in the build-up to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
A new high-speed railway linking Hohhot, capital of northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, and Zhangjiakou, the co-host city of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, will become operational by the end of this year, it has been announced.
Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Pernell Whitaker has died after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, police have said.
The implementation of an updated International Biathlon Union (IBU) constitution and a new strategic plan has moved a step closer after the first draft of the two documents was finalised by the Executive Board.
Former volleyball international Pavel Moroz is among the latest batch of competitors sanctioned by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) after testing positive for banned drugs.
African nations earned a record total of 26 medals at the Naples 2019 Summer Universiade that finished on Sunday (July 14).
North and South Korea have been grouped together in Asian qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Preparations for the surfing's Olympic debut will be scrutinised this week when a test event for next year's Games in Tokyo takes place at Tsurigasaki Beach.