Anita DeFrantz has announced her resignation as the President of the LA84 Foundation after 28 years in the role.
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EThekwini Municipality’s Executive Committee have approved a budget proposal of ZAR1.1 billion (£59 million/$90 million/€83 million) aimed to deliver infrastructure upgrades and an athletes village should Durban be awarded the right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Two time world champion Douglas Brose was one of four Brazilian gold medallists at the latest leg of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League in São Paulo.
Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic advanced to the quarter-finals of the French Open for the first time since she won the title in 2008 on a rain affected day at Roland Garros in Paris.
Spain’s Alberto Contador claimed his second Giro d’Italia title after remaining unscathed on the final stage of the three-week race, with Belgium’s Iljo Keisse holding off his sprinting rivals in the closing stages of the route from Turin to Milan to take the stage victory.
Mongolia’s National Olympic Committee (NOC) have thanked International Basketball Federation (FIBA) official Koh Koon Tek for delivering a FIBA-Asia coaching and refereeing course in the country.
Denmark’s René Poulsen claimed gold in the K1 500m on the final day of 2015 International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Sprint World Cup in front of a home crowd in Copenhagen.
Uzbekistan’s capital city Tashkent played host to four lightweight fights as the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Pro Boxing Cycle I Round 1 began.
Anti-Doping, Paralympics and women in sport latest topics examined at Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies short programme
Challenges facing modern sport, including doping, improving the representation of women in sport, as well as the future of Paralympic sport, were discussed by students at the Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies here today.
Japan to play FIFA World Cup away qualification matches against Afghanistan and Syria in neural venues
Japan are set to play two of their away 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification matches at neutral venues due to the continuing unstable climate in Afghanistan and Syria, it has been announced.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori has welcomed the decision of Japan’s Parliament, the Diet, to approve a Bill which will see the creation of a Ministerial post for affairs related to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo Governor Masuzoe slams "ridiculous" proposed National Stadium bill for Metropolitan Government
Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe has criticised a proposed 58 billion yen (£31 million/$47.7 million/€43.8 million) bill towards the cost of constructing the new National Stadium expected to be inflicted on the Metropolitan Government by central authorities as "ridiculous" here today.
Japanese sporting history and traditions tackled during Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies short programme
Japan’s sporting history and traditions were examined by participants here today as the Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) and International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) short programme continued.
Tokyo 2020 have celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Japanese Para-Sports Association (JPSA) by bringing together members of the country's sporting community at a ceremony held today here.
Japanese Olympic Committee sign partnership agreement with National Olympic Committee of Costa Rica in Tokyo
A partnership agreement has been signed between the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Costa Rica today at the JOC headquarters here.