The National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus (NOC RB) has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) aimed at strengthening the ties between the two countries.
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.
Niger Taekwondo Federation chief Issaka Ide has been elected President of the Niger National Olympic and Sports Committee (COSNI), it has been announced.
Sydney 2000 gold medallist Natalie Cook has been handed a role by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) "fully supports" and is not trying to impede any investigation into National Sporting Federations in Mexico, the body's deputy director general Pere Miró told insidethegames today.
Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) President Alejandro Blanco has launched an “Athletes Employment Programme” which will aim to create a network of companies to find jobs for their elite athletes.
Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) President Tan Chuan-Jin has urged sports officials in the country to continue to “conduct ourselves and act above board at all times” in light of a series of scandals in world sport.
Zimbabwe are expected to send one of their largest delegations to a Summer Olympic Games, with a projected team size of 32 for Rio 2016 after a series of impressive qualification performances.
Media giant News Corp Australia has become the latest company to sponsor the Australian Olympic team ahead of Rio 2016, it has been announced.
A new values-based education programme titled “Get Set for the Spirit of Sport” which will be designed to help 10 to 14-year-olds make the right decisions on and off the field of play has been launched with the help of the British Olympic Association (BOA).
Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee launch t-shirt line as part of bid to win ten gold medals in 2024
The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) has launched its first t-shirt line, and all proceeds will go towards the country's bid to win ten or more gold medals at the 2024 Games.
Mexico have been warned by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) autonomy tsar Patrick Hickey they could miss Rio 2016 because of Government interference.
Athletics legends Paul Tergat and Hicham El Guerrouj will participate in a Commission to distribute funding worth $607,000 (£404,000/€574,000) to African athletes competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) President Lassana Palenfo has announced.
"Extra effort" must be taken to improve anti-doping programmes ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has told delegates attending the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) General Assembly in Port Louis today.
Olympic Committee of Israel (OCI) chief executive Gili Lustig has met with Wilfried Lemke, the United Nations secretary general’s special adviser on sport for development and peace (UNOSPDP), to promote sport as a catalyst for peace-building and reconciliation.