Dentsu, the Japanese advertising and public relations company, is to retain exclusive broadcasting rights to the Olympic Games across a total of 22 Asian countries - including Malaysia - until at least 2024.
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United Arab Emirates equestrian suspension lifted after signing of legally-binding three-year agreement with FEI
The Emirates Equestrian Federation (EEF) has had its suspension lifted by the sport’s governing body, under an agreement that, in effect, puts the United Arab Emirates body on probation for three years.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded Middle East and North African broadcast rights to the Games for the next two Olympic cycles to Qatar’s beIN Media Group.
Adverse analytical findings (AAFs) in Olympic sports declined by nearly 16 per cent last year to 1,440, equivalent to four per day, according to newly-published data from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
FIFA general secretary Jérôme Valcke has acknowledged that he will almost certainly leave world football’s governing body at the same time as Sepp Blatter, the President under whom he has served since 2007.
Hamburg, one of the cities set to participate in the race for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, has announced a €270 million (£190.5 million/$295 million) investment in school sport.
The International Swimming Federation (FINA) has paved the way for Julio Maglione, its current President, conceivably to stay in office until he is 85.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suffered a marked deterioration in its financial contribution rate from African public authorities.
FIFA’s Ad Hoc Electoral Committee met tpdau, just a day after February 26 was fixed as the date of the election that is expected to bring down the curtain on Sepp Blatter’s near 18-year reign as President of world football’s governing body.
Sepp Blatter is to miss next week’s 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Kuala Lumpur.
FIFA has set a date of February 26 for its much-anticipated Extraordinary Elective Congress, while announcing the establishment of a new task force - chaired by “an independent personality” - to help with a new wave of reforms.
World Rugby is set to invest a record £53 million ($83 million/€76 million) in the game this year, excluding World Cup-related spending, following a better-than-expected 2014 financial performance.
Azam Media is to cover the Rio 2016 Olympics in Tanzania, after agreeing a deal for free-to-air transmission rights with Infront Sports & Media, the Chinese-controlled sports marketing company.
Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino today vowed not to build “cathedrals in the desert”, as a delegation from the Italian capital visited Lausanne to discuss its plans for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
A representative of the Italian Government will join a high-powered delegation from the Rome 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid in Lausanne tomorrow, as the bid makes its first technical presentation to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).