Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has received a lifetime achievement award at the World Fair Play awards in Belgium.
Kim Un-yong, a former vice-president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and founding President of World Taekwondo, has died at the age of 86.
World Championships loom large for a sport that got up off the mat to win the right of staying in the Olympics
Paris, already gearing itself up as the prospective host of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, will welcome the quintessential Olympic sport of wrestling this week when it hosts the World Wrestling Championships at the AccorHotels Arena in Boulevard de Bercy, which run from tomorrow until next Sunday (August 27).
Thomas Bach will become the second International Olympic Committee (IOC) President to honour the Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE) when he attends tomorrow's sold-out Opening Ceremony of the 17th edition at the San Marino Stadium.
Mike Rowbottom: "Fun" and pies on demand at Sutton United - the danger to sport behind the fixed grin of the bookies
This may seem a little far-fetched, but bear with me. Once, while a friend and I were playing pool, he suggested that we put some money on the next match.
Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has been awarded with the Paralympic Order.
Men’s rings world champion Eleftherios Petrounias was one of several athletes honoured at the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) awards ceremony, which recognised athletes’ achievements in 2015.
Less than a decade ago, the Youth Olympic Games did not even exist, but some 1,100 sporting youngsters will descend on the Norwegian town of Lillehammer for the second edition of the Winter event, due to take place from February 12 to 21.
At least one refugee will be involved when the Torch Relay for Rio 2016 is launched in Greece later this year, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach promised in Athens today.
Like fetid fumes, bad news continues to emanate from the citadels of power in world sport - with the seemingly endless fug of the FIFA investigation now casting itself over the shoulders of the great Franz Beckenbauer, and the International Association of Athletics Federations’ ex-President Lamine Diack newly announced as being under investigation by French police and the International Olympic Committee’s Ethics Commission following allegations of corruption.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have announced that an emergency fund of $2 million (£1.3 million/€1.8 million) will be made available to National Olympic Committees to fund programmes aimed at helping refugees.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has become only the fourth man to be made an honourary 10th Dan black belt in taekwondo, the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has announced.
Seeing former International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge in Kuala Lumpur earlier this month reminded me how time marches on.
Mike Rowbottom: Three Jamaican athletes heading for Bahrain - a transfer of allegiance, or a breakdown in sporting morality?
I am writing this a couple of hours after posting a news story about the ongoing transfer of nationality involving three Jamaican athletes, including Olympic and world medallist Shericka Williams, who now want to compete for Bahrain.
The European Games have been over 50 years in the making and join the Pan American, Asian and African Games in a worldwide network. Each of these were a long time coming and all had their fair share of growing pains.