Boys and girls from 32 countries gathered in the Croatian city of Porec earlier this month for the World Schools Basketball Championships, with the action streamed live on the Olympic Channel as well as the site of the sport's world governing body, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). The event attracted more than 200,000 viewers.
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Democratic. Progressive. Transparent. During the FIFA Congress held last week in Bahrain, football's world governing body amply demonstrated that it is none of these things. Meanwhile its President, Gianni Infantino, is demonstrating with uncomfortable frequency the tell-tale signs of an autocrat.
This weekend, in the somewhat unlikely environs of the Centurion Club in St Albans in England, golf has teed off in search of an alternative future - a brighter, shorter, more youth-friendly future - as it launches the GolfSixes concept.
World ice hockey champions in Paris - Obodiac's account reveals full glory of the 1951 Lethbridge Maple Leafs
Canada will take to the ice at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris on Friday (May 5) seeking to become the first nation to win a hat-trick of consecutive International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) men's world titles since the Czech Republic in 2001.
World Sailing President aiming to steer sport into calmer waters in lead-up to Tokyo 2020 and beyond
The year 2016 was notorious for surprise results. It was the year where many polls were found to be wayward and where the form book was well and truly ripped up.
Jenner’s astonishing journey from male Olympic champion to female celebrity takes another turn with impending memoirs
Two reasons prompted David Wallechinsky not to update his classic ongoing work, The Complete Book of the Olympics, in time for the Rio 2016 Games – the peerless project was no longer cost effective and, ironically, he was too busy on other tasks involving Olympic history.
David Haggerty is finally getting round to implementing the reforms he promised he would introduce when he was elected President of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) 18 months ago.
You might easily have missed it, but 2017 will bring the 50th anniversary of the birth of SportAccord - or the Global Association of International Sports Federations, as we may soon have to get used to calling it.
As you read this, two young figure skaters are training hard on an ice rink. They are in Moscow; they are on the brink of making history.
A week today, in the Ugandan capital of Kampala, something wonderful/dispiriting will take place: the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships.
Great cycling rivals Anna Meares and Victoria Pendleton will meet again as the countdown to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games begins in earnest at Buckingham Palace tomorrow.
It was perhaps appropriate that Brazil's first Rio 2016 gold medal last summer was won by a woman who had encountered great adversity en-route to Olympic glory.
Forty years ago, cricketers past and present were making their way to Melbourne for a special match to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Test cricket. The match itself was a thrilling spectacle in which Australia beat England by 45 runs, exactly as they had done in the very first such encounter in March 1877.
Budapest are the only one of the three 2024 bidding cities never to have staged an Olympic Games, but a century ago it was all very different. A Hungarian was even at the very forefront of moves to revive the Olympics.
At least one thing is easy right now for Ivo Ferriani, President of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) – Königssee.