The Asian and Oceania boxing qualifying event for this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo will now be held in Amman in Jordan, it was announced today.
Talk of "medal tables" has been mercifully rare at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, which came to an end this week. But be under no illusion, everyone will be talking about it at Tokyo 2020.
I have written before that under Thomas Bach's Presidency, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has become less like a parliament and more like a corporation.
Tamás Aján has told an interviewer in Hungary that the German television documentary about alleged corruption in weightlifting has "completely ruined my life and 50 years of my work".
New evidence of manipulated doping samples has been released by the makers of a German television documentary about alleged corruption in weightlifting.
Employees of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be among the 3,000 volunteers who will support the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne this month.
Stevie Wonder and Peter Gabriel have both sung about peace at Olympic ceremonies through John Lennon's Imagine and, in the last few days, the United Nations passed a resolution calling for a period of truce during next year's Games in Tokyo.
The velvet glove treatment did not produce the hoped-for conduct change within Russia's sport-doping culture.
He leaves on a high note. Proceedings in Lausanne on Monday, under the full glare of the global media spotlight, on the whole displayed the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) at its best.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) made the right moves as far as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is concerned when its Executive Board backed a tough stance against doping in Lausanne tonight.
The strength of Tamás Aján's leadership of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) will be tested in Lausanne tomorrow, at a meeting that could have a profound effect on the sport's future.
There is only one viable subject for this week's blog and, yes, eagle-eyed readers will spot it is the same as last week's: the Russian doping crisis.
Forty years ago, preparations for the Moscow 1980 Olympics were proceeding smoothly with less than eight months until the opening day.
Here we go again. Ahead of Rio and Pyeongchang, when the question of imposing doping crisis-related sanctions on Russia affecting the country's presence at the Olympic and Paralympic Games arose, the issue set international sports bodies - and observers - at each other's throats.
Paris 2024 remains free to negotiate a sponsorship agreement with a hotel partner, in spite of the new worldwide sponsorship deal with room renting platform Airbnb, according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).