Panasonic boss Kazuhiro Tsuga has been appointed as one of two new vice-presidents by Tokyo 2020 along with politician Tsutomu Tomioka, the State Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
Gianni Infantino's campaign for the FIFA Presidency has been boosted by a declaration of support from the seven members of the Central American Football Union (UNCAF), while his South African rival Tokyo Sexwale has been criticised for the "low profile" nature of his campaign.
Paraguay's Alejandro Dominguez has been unanimously elected President of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) today in Asunción.
World Sailing tonight denied claims by former chief executive Peter Sowrey he was fired after he launched an attempt to get events at this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro moved from Guanabara Bay to a venue more than 100 miles away.
New Zealand have advanced to the Rio 2016 Olympic women’s football tournament after the second leg of their Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) qualifying tie against Papua New Guinea was officially cancelled - with their opponents set to be sanctioned by world governing body FIFA.
South Korea will meet Japan in the final of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under 23 Championship after claiming a dramatic 3-1 win over hosts Qatar in Doha that ensured the country’s qualification for this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Australia’s Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin moved into the lead on the Nacra 17 class on the second day of competition at the Sailing World Cup in Miami.
Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen continued his scintillating form in the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup by topping the podium at the conclusion of the Schladming night slalom race.
World number one Serena Williams extended her remarkable winning streak against Russia’s Maria Sharapova to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open as she seeks to defend her title in Melbourne.
A last gasp penalty from Spain's Valero Rivera sealed a 31-29 victory over Hungary and kept alive his country's qualification hopes at the European Men’s Handball Championships at the Hala Stulecia in Wroclaw this evening.
Nigeria were sent crashing out of the African Nations Championship after they fell to defeat to Guinea in their final Group C match at Umuganda Stadium in Gisenyi.
A new collaboration has been signed between the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS), it was announced today.
British athletes convicted of "serious" doping offences could automatically forfeit the right to future selection for all international competitions, UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner has warned.
UK Sport believe that Great Britain's ambitious target to improve on their London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic performance in Rio de Janeiro this summer is "within sight".
The four cities bidding to host the 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships have been officially confirmed with Apeldoorn, Glasgow, Minsk and Toruń all in the frame.