Officials in Dubai are in "final discussions" with SportAccord Convention to host next year's event and hope a decision will be reached in the next two weeks, the Dubai Sports Council secretary general has revealed today.
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Rotating the SportAccord Presidency between three year terms of representatives from the four consituent groups of International Federations is among proposals in new draft statutes of the organisation circulated to members this week.
Exclusive: Merger of SportAccord and SportAccord Convention proposed ahead of key meeting in Lausanne
Merging SportAccord with the SportAccord Convention will be the leading item on the agenda at the body's Extraordinary General Assembly in Lausanne next month, insidethegames has learned.
Dubai is among cities bidding for the 2016 SportAccord Convention, the organisation's managing director Nis Hatt has confirmed, with the event set to be at a lower scale than other recent editions with a maximum of 2,000 delegates attending.
Exclusive: Saving SportAccord Convention vital, claims International Triathlon Union President Casado
International Triathlon Union (ITU) President Marisol Casado has claimed saving SportAccord Convention is vital as the search for a host of next year's edition continues.
Francesco Ricci Bitti has been elected President of SportAccord Convention today following an Executive Committee meeting in Lausanne, it has been announced.
A "new entity" undertaking a narrower breadth of roles is being envisaged as a likely replacement to SportAccord, insidethegames has been told.
Qatar Olympic Committee "reconsidering" SportAccord Convention sponsorship after Vizer's attack on Bach
The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has announced it is reconsidering its sponsorship of the SportAccord Convention following Marius Vizer’s attack on International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.
International Chess Federation (FIDE) President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has been elected to the ruling council of SportAccord here, as has Stephen Fox, freshly elected President of the Alliance of Independent Members (AIMS).
Volleyball’s Mariusz Wlazly and bobsleigh’s Kaillie Humphries claimed the respective sportsman and sportswoman of the year titles at the inaugural edition of the SportAccord Awards here tonight.
SportAccord President Marius Vizer has taken a stab at Lamine Diack, his International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) counterpart, in the wake of his sport's decision to resign from the organisation earlier this week.
Sporting events can contribute to long-lasting positive change in a host city, according to PwC study
As many as 93 per cent of sport leaders believe sporting events can contribute to long-lasting positive change in a host city, according to the interim results of a study carried out by professional services network PwC.
SportAccord President Marius Vizer has apologised for the manner of his outburst against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here this week, but defended his content before arguing how "everyone in the world of sport must be free to have an opinion".
SportAccord President Marius Vizer tonight accused the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of putting pressure on Federations to withdraw from his organisation following his explosive speech here yesterday.
Repucom chief executive Paul Smith has claimed here that the international sport marketing consultancy firm has been “blown away by the reaction” to its study titled Women and Sport.