Firstly, some facts about Vitaly Mutko. He was born on December 8, 1958 in the Apsheronsky District. He began work as a technician on shipping vessels in 1977. After becoming involved in local politics, he rose to the position of Deputy Mayor of Saint Petersburg in 1992.
Bach welcomes "historic initiative" of joint Korean bid for 2032 Olympic Games as unified teams at Tokyo 2020 discussed
Officials from North and South Korea have presented their idea of hosting a joint Olympic Games in 2032 to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Philip Barker: Celebrating the 184th anniversary of the birth of the first International Olympic Committee President
Today the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has the most powerful job in sport. But 125 years ago when Dimitrios Vikelas of Greece was elected as the first President of what was then known as the International Committee for the Olympic Games, the post did not carry anything like the same influence.
International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Gafur Rakhimov has claimed he is hopeful of a swift resolution to the ongoing International Olympic Committee (IOC) inquiry as he claimed it was time to "put athletes first and leave behind all the politics".
Global Athlete criticised by IOC Athletes' Commission as Koehler insists organisation is not a threat to existing bodies
Tension between competitors who have spoken out on several issues in sport in recent months has re-emerged after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission criticised a new athlete-led group following its launch yesterday.
North Korea has been declared non-compliant by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for failing to address issues with its drugs-testing programme.
The International Chess Federation (FIDE) has become the latest governing body to officially launch its bid for inclusion at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have announced that they will inaugurate their new headquarters in Lausanne on this year's Olympic Day.
There is never a dull moment in the ongoing soap opera that is the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
Duncan Mackay: Behind positive headlines for role in Korean peace process, there lies uncomfortable truth for IOC about Pyeongchang 2018
Today marks the first anniversary of the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, an event best remembered for North and South Korea marching together under a united flag to mark a symbolic break in tensions between the two nations.
A taskforce has been established by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to investigate, what they claim is, a "rogue group of Kazakhstani individuals" after they offered to manage the qualification process and help organise a boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 in a letter sent to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Gangwon Governor claims legacy plans for three Pyeongchang 2018 venues to be confirmed in March as admits no operator found
Gangwon Province Governor Choi Moon-soon has admitted they have not yet found a main operator for three venues used during last year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang but he promised exact legacy plans would be put in place by the end of March.
Bach hails Pyeongchang 2018 for its part in Korean peace process and promises IOC will continue to play role
Thomas Bach has used the impending first anniversary of last year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang to highlight the important role the event played in helping open the Korean peace process.
The International Boxing Association's (AIBA) relationship with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be the key issue discussed at AIBA Executive Committee meetings due to start in Istanbul tomorrow, with the sport's place at Tokyo 2020 remaining uncertain.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have confirmed there will be additional gold medal events held in morning sessions of athletics at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.