Tim McFerran, President of the World Skateboarding Federation (WSF), has described next weekend's Street League Skateboarding (SLS) Pro Open at London's Copper Box as appearing like "a marketing gimmick".
Exclusive: Skateboarding warned of major split if merges with International Roller Sports Federation
Skateboarding faces a damaging split if a proposed merger with the International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) goes ahead before the sport makes its debut on the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020, it has been claimed.
Skateboarding's bid to be added to the Olympic programme for Tokyo 2020 has hit a fresh crisis two days ahead of the final decision after it emerged the two rival organisations suppoed to organise the competition in the Japanese capital are involved in a legal dispute.
World Skateboarding Federation (WSF) President Tim McFerran today claimed they should be given much of the credit for the sport being recommended for inclusion on the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020.
Da Nang in Vietnam will play host to the first-ever Southeast Asia Skateboarding Championships next year, the World Skateboarding Federation (WSF) has announced.
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.
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.
The World Skateboarding Federation (WSF) have revealed their ranking system for street skateboarders as the governing body prepares for the 2015 World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa.
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.
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.