Jacques Fontaine, President of the World Squash Federation, is hopeful that the thriving squash tradition in his home country of France will help the sport’s bid to gain a place in the Olympic programme at the Paris 2024 Games.
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Russia’s domination of the International Federation of Fitness and Bodybuilding (IFBB) World Fitness Championships continued on the concluding day here as they finished clear and away top of the medals table.
Jan Dijkema, President of the International Skating Union, has warned that the European Commission could “destroy the Olympic values underpinning sport” if they go against the ISU in a test case to be judged this month.
Asian champions South Korea upset the 2015 World Championship silver medallists Netherlands with a 24-22 victory in their opening match at the Women's Handball World Championships.
Russia dominated the opening day of the International Federation of Fitness and Bodybuilding (IFBB) World Fitness Championships here – but Kosovo’s Gentiana Beqa provided the emotional highpoint.
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New Zealand’s Beauden Barrett has been voted World Rugby’s Player of the Year for the second successive year at the World Rugby Awards at the Salle des Etoiles in Monaco.
Nanjing was today named as host for the International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) 2020 World Indoor Championships.
The ban on Russian track and field athletes from international competition has been maintained by the International Association of Athletics Federations Council (IAAF) meeting in Monaco today.
The transfer of allegiance system, which has seen many athletes switching nationality in recent years, will remain frozen while the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) working group continues examining the process.
Mutaz Essa Barshim and Nafissatou Thiam have been named as the World Athletes of the Year at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) annual awards night here.
The proposed new rankings system that will be discussed at the two-day International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council meeting due to start here tomorrow might in future replace the voting system for the World Athlete Awards that take place tonight.
The question of whether to lift the current ban on Russia’s track and field athletes tops the agenda here for this weekend’s 212th International Association of Athletics Federations Council (IAAF) meeting – and the indications are it will remain in place.