The International Olympic Committee (IOC) plans to implement changes to the Olympic Charter to hand International Sports Federations (IFs) a bigger role in how their events are run at the Olympic Games.
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The convention centre recently chosen as the venue for three sports - fencing, taekwondo and wrestling - at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is to benefit from an estimated ¥15 billion on(£80 million/$120 million/€110 million) facelift.
The cost of the Japanese National Stadium that will form the centrepiece of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics has been confirmed at ¥252 billion (£1.3 billion/$2 billion/€1.8 billion), in spite of a decision to postpone installation of a retractable roof until after the Games.
Sir Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has urged International Sports Federations (IFs) and National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) to improve the efficiency of their anti-doping efforts – saying, “Let’s test athletes for the substances which are most likely to be abused in their sport”.
Milltown Partners, new kids on the Olympic bid consultancy block, are to advise Rome in the race for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.
Paris has been installed as firm favourite in the race to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Paris 2024 bid leaders today signalled that a referendum among local people was unlikely, as the French capital ended months of deliberation by formally declaring its intention to bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A politically-charged rugby league match between Ukraine and Russia is to proceed next month, after agreement was reached to play the fixture in the Serbian capital Belgrade.
Paris is to make its long-awaited entrance into the race for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games on Olympic Day - June 23.
The cost of transforming a patch of run-down East London real estate into the beating heart of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and then a multi-use venue that will serve as football club West Ham United’s leased home is set to exceed £700 million ($1.1 billion/€978 million).
The news and business information group Dow Jones is moving to exploit the drive for better corporate governance in the sports sector by launching Dow Jones Sports Intelligence, a new offshoot of its existing due diligence business, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance.
New analysis by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has revealed that only three of nearly 2,000 anti-doping rule violations in 2013 were uncovered as a result of blood samples.
Interpol has suspended a landmark four-year-old agreement with FIFA following investigations into corruption against world football’s governing body.
Sergey Bubka paid a hastily-arranged visit to Kathmandu, at the invitation of the Nepal Athletics Association (NAA), as it was confirmed that the Olympic Movement has promised $500,000 (£322,000/€445,000) to help the nation rebuild in the wake of the devastating recent earthquakes.
FIFA’s director of communications and public affairs Walter De Gregorio is quitting his post with immediate effect, ahead of quite possibly the most turbulent nine months in the world football body’s history.