Negotiations are taking place between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Skateboarding Federation (ISF) to discuss the ISF taking charge of the sport at Tokyo 2020, insidethegames understands.
Da Nang in Vietnam will play host to the first-ever Southeast Asia Skateboarding Championships next year, the World Skateboarding Federation (WSF) has announced.
Exclusive: Only the FIRS is capable of organising Olympic skateboarding but would seek help from rival bodies, official claims
International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials must deliver a "clear message" confirming how the International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) would organise skateboarding at the Tokyo 2020 Games, it has been claimed.
A proper international body not driven by commercial opportunities must run skateboarding, Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) President Francesco Ricci Bitti warned here today.
IOC vice-president John Coates attacked by head of International Roller Sports Federation over skateboarding
International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) President Sabatino Aracu has accused International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates of being "not really in the loop" over the proposed introduction of skateboarding at Tokyo 2020.
More than 5,000 people have so far signed a petition calling for "No Skateboarding in the Olympics" as battle-lines continue to be drawn following Tokyo 2020's decision to recommend the sport last month.
Reigning Summer X Games champion Nyjah Huston of the United States edged Brazilian rival Luan Oliveira to claim the men’s street title at the Skateboarding World Championships, held during the Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa today.
Jimmy Wilkins successfully defended his vert world title on the second day of action at the Skateboarding World Championships held during the Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa, leading home a United States clean sweep of the podium positions.
America’s Alexis Sablone secured the women’s street title at the Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa, while the event also saw the first ever African Continental Championships take place.
Exclusive: International Skateboarding Federation still hoping to manage Tokyo 2020 competition if sport selected
Discussions are still being held by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) about who would oversee a skateboarding competition if the sport is ultimately added to the Tokyo 2020 schedule following a recommendation by Games organisers today.
Exclusive: World Skateboarding Federation President reveals talks with Los Angeles 2024 but admits still has lot to do for Tokyo 2020
World Skateboarding Federation (WSF) President Tim McFerran admitted he has held talks with Los Angeles 2024 about them being on the Olympic programme if they are chosen to host the Games, but admitted there is a “long way to go” if the sport is to be included at Tokyo 2020.
Los Angeles’ candidacy for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games features a proposed venue for skateboarding located in the Coastal Cluster, the Bid Committee revealed when publishing new details of their plans yesterday.
Exclusive: Skateboarding and inline speed skating proposed by International Federation of Roller Sports for Tokyo 2020
Skateboarding and inline speed skating were the two disciplines put forward for inclusion at Tokyo 2020 today by the International Federation of Roller Sports (FIRS) during a crucial presentation, insidethegames can reveal.
Qualifiers for this year’s Skateboarding World Championships who cannot afford to travel to Kimberley in South Africa due to lack of sponsor or Government funding will be provided financial assistance by World Skateboarding Federation (WSF), it has been announced.
Exclusive: Skateboarding to hold global summit as sport tries to present united front for Tokyo 2020 bid
"Unifying all stakeholders" for the benefit of skateboarding has been declared as an aim by SportAccord ahead of a major conference seeking to help the sport's campaign for Olympic inclusion at Tokyo 2020.