Phuket in Thailand is to stage this year’s Asian Weightlifting Championships, insidethegames has learnt.
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Hamburg, a confirmed runner in the race for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, may be about to suffer an immense blow to its sporting prestige.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has confirmed that the forthcoming Asian Championships will not now be held in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu.
The Asian Weightlifting Championships look almost certain to be moved from stricken Kathmandu, with Malaysia or Thailand understood to be the most likely nations to step into the breach.
A new poll suggests France is still not entirely sold on the notion of a Paris 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic bid.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has now, as expected, launched the tender process for broadcasting rights covering most of Europe for the 2017-2020 Olympic cycle.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to provide assistance to Nepal in the wake of last month’s devastating earthquake, insidethegames has learnt.
Another piece in Paris’s deliberately-constructed 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid jigsaw has been put in place, with backing obtained today from Ȋle de France, the region surrounding the French capital.
Bernard Lapasset has yet to decide whether to seek a third term next May as World Rugby President.
Julio César Maglione, President of the International Aquatics Federation (FINA), has spoken in support of the proposed rule change that would see the maximum age limit scrapped for elected members of the world governing body.
UK National Lottery contributions to good causes are on the rise again, in a turnaround that should come as good news to UK Sport, the elite sports funding body, as the countdown to Rio 2016 continues.
A first draft of the new constitution of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) is expected to be in the hands of the body’s leaders by the end of this week.
Plans to build a new Olympic sailing marina next to Tokyo Gate Bridge in Tokyo Bay have been abandoned, as part of ongoing changes to the original Tokyo 2020 blueprint that are intended to shave costs by well over $1 billion (£658 million/€919 million).
Swimming and gymnastics vault ahead as rate of increase slows in IOC revenue distributions to summer sports
Swimming and gymnastics are the biggest winners and modern pentathlon the biggest loser in the new revenue distribution framework finalised by members of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) here this week.
Etienne Thobois is to be chief executive of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid, insidethegames has been told