Thierry Braillard, former Secretary of State for Sport in the French Government, has been appointed President of the French Sport Foundation.
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New research gives an indication of the size of the hit the sports gambling sector can expect as a consequence of the COVID-19-inspired shutdown, while also confirming that some gamblers are looking on esports with renewed interest.
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a staff furlough programme and significant pay cuts as part of its response to the severe economic hit caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2020 World Football Cup has been added to the list of international sports events that are unable to take place on schedule because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new study has sought to measure the size of the sports economy in France.
Senegalese President Macky Sall has launched construction of a new 50,000-capacity stadium in Diamniadio in the West African country destined to stage events at the 2022 Youth Olympic Games.
The Japanese economy went sharply into reverse in the final months of 2019, with the country entering the final stages of preparations for this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in the capital Tokyo.
With exactly six months to go before Tokyo 2020 begins, a new forecast suggests hosts Japan may be on course to hit their 30 gold-medal target.
FIG discloses assets of CHF52 million as push for greater financial transparency in sport makes further progress
The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has become the latest Olympic sports body to make its annual financial report publicly available.
A senior Alibaba executive has provided fresh details about its plans for handling Olympic ticketing at its home Games in Beijing in 2022, and thereafter.
An increase in the size of the women's Olympic football tournament may be more likely now that FIFA President Gianni Infantino has joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The Olympic Channel is "very firmly on track" to be self-sustaining by the end of 2021, as originally planned, according to Yiannis Exarchos, chief executive of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS).
Online retail marketplace AliExpress has today launched a two-week campaign to promote winter sports and encourage fan engagement around the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympics.
The number of full International Olympic Committee (IOC) members has dipped temporarily back below the one hundred mark, after seven senior members reached the end of their respective terms.
WADA Intelligence and Investigations unit suffering from "acute" lack of resources, says independent audit
An audit of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Intelligence and Investigations department has described the unit’s lack of resources as "acute" and urged the hiring of three people "as soon as possible".