Olympic kayaker Tamara Christopherson has been appointed associate director of athlete relations of Los Angeles 2024, it has been announced.
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The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has opened an academy at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan as part of a two-part pilot programme before the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) begins full-scale operation next year.
Italy's Dorothea Wierer secured her maiden International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup victory as she shot clean on her way to taking gold in the women’s 15 kilometres individual event in Östersund, Sweden.
Germany’s Marco Koch finished narrowly outside the world record in the men’s 200 metres breaststroke as he took gold on the second day of the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Netyana, Israel.
Russia shock defending champions New Zealand on day for underdog at World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series
Russia stunned defending champions New Zealand on their way to starting the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in commanding style as they recorded three victories on the opening day of the event in Dubai.
International Tennis Federation (ITF) executive director of tennis development Dave Miley will leave his role after 24 years at the end of this month for personal reasons, it has been announced.
British Para-dressage rider Verity Smith has launched a campaign to challenge an International Equestrian Federation (FEI) rule which states blind competitors must wear a blindfold at the Paralympic Games, claiming it is “debilitating” and affects her chances of success.
Banele Sindani, the first chief executive of the South Africa Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), has been shot dead at his home in Randburg at the age of 60, it has been announced.
FIFA’s Executive Committee has unanimously approved a set of proposals put forward by the Reform Committee, including restricting the President to a maximum 12-year term.
FIFA are considering plans to expand the amount of teams at the World Cup from 32 to 40 as early as the 2026 tournament, it has been announced.
Two FIFA vice-presidents arrested in Zurich among 16 indicted by United States Department of Justice
FIFA vice-presidents Alfredo Hawit of Honduras and Juan Angel Napout of Paraguay, both arrested in Zurich this morning, are among 16 officials indicted by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) on corruption charges, Attorney General Loretta Lynch confirmed today.
The World Karate Federation’s (WKF) flagship annual competition series, the Karate1 Premier League, will undergo widespread changes effective from 2017 in order to enhance the visibility of the sport, its President Antonio Espinós has revealed.
Campaign group #NewFIFANow has announced it has launched a survey for the five FIFA Presidential candidates which asks them to nominate their top three priorities should they be elected as Sepp Blatter’s replacement in February.
Former SportAccord vice-president Antonio Espinós believes the organisation should steer clear of trying to organise multi-sport events, criticising the World Combat Games as a “nightmare” which serves no real purpose for the International Federations (IFs).
Sydney 2000 Paralympic champion Heiko Kroeger of Germany surged to the top of the 2.4mR class leaderboard with a composed performance on the second day of the Para World Sailing Championships in Melbourne.