By Nancy Gillen in Manchester
World Skateboarding Federation (WSF) President Tim McFerran has warned the sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 could be "embarrassing" after it was axed from the Lima 2019 Pan American Games amid a dispute regarding qualification.
Tokyo 2020 organisers told the 40th European Olympic Committees Seminar here that “more than two million” people had registered with the Games ticketing site ahead of the launch on May 9 of the lottery for the first phase of sales.
Laser class given Paris 2024 lifeline as World Sailing ignores recommendation from Equipment Committee
World Sailing's ruling Council ignored a recommendation from the Equipment Committee to use the RS Aero for the one-person dinghy events at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games and instead approved the laser class at its mid-year meeting in London.
ASOIF to follow up on groundbreaking report into future of International Federations, EOC Seminar hears
Francesco Ricci Bitti, President of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF), says his organisation is planning a follow-up to the groundbreaking report it issued in March on the seismic changes facing International Federations (IFs).
Rio 2016 hammer silver medallist Ivan Tsikhan ran with the 2019 European Games Torch as it reached Grodno at the end of the second week of its journey to Minsk.
Bianca Walkden's world title victory has continued to provoke debate here at the World Taekwondo Championships with Chinese Taekwondo Federation President Guan Jianmin and GB Taekwondo performance director Gary Hall both wading into the controversy.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach attended the evening session of the penultimate day of action here at the 2019 World Taekwondo Championships.
Preparations are complete for next month’s staging of the second European Games in Belarus, delegates at the 40th European Olympic Committees Seminar were told here today.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has hailed a donation of AUD$600,000 (€369,379/£324,066) by the Queensland Government to the Australian Olympic team ahead of Tokyo 2020.
USA Powerlifting has rejected a proposal to lift its ban on female transgender athletes.
Olympic Alpine skiing medallist Zali Steggall unseated former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott during the country's federal election.
Qatari sporting star Nasser Al-Attiyah, the rally driver and shooter, has targeted competing at both the Dakar Rally and a seventh Olympic Games at Tokyo next year.
Two-time Olympic gold medallist Mikaela Shiffrin headlines a list of 10 athletes named to the United States A-squads for the 2019-2020 Alpine skiing season.
Trinidad and Tobago's table tennis star Dexter St Louis has died at the age of 51 following a short illness.