International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel has admitted that his visit to Minsk last week had been open to misinterpretation.
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Breaking news - World Dance Sport Federation President Tay looking for another tipping point at Paris 2024
The t’s have been crossed, the I’s have been dotted, and breakdancing - or breaking, to give it its official Olympic monicker - will make its debut at the Paris 2024 Games.
This coming Saturday (January 9), a remarkable woman - and significant sporting figure - is due to reach the landmark of her 100th birthday.
Whether he likes it or not, Peter Dawson, who steps down at the end of this month after a decade as President of the International Golf Federation (IGF), will have to accept that his sport owes him a huge debt of thanks.
Most Presidents can expect at least a short honeymoon period. Umar Kremlev, elected last Saturday (December 12) as President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), will have no such luxury.
Marisol Casado, for many years the only female President of a Summer Olympic International Federation, has recently maintained her position at a sporting altitude still largely populated by men – and she plans to drive further change within World Triathlon until at least 2024.
Six years ago - on November 18, 2014 - the International Olympic Committee (IOC) unveiled its "vision for the future of the Olympic Movement".
"Unique" is a much-overused word in sportswriting; few happenings so described truly are.
Morariu seeking to put final pieces together in closing gap between Rugby Europe and the Six Nations
Given that England and France are two of the key members of Rugby Europe (RE) it was hardly a surprise when it supported the re-election in May of Sir Bill Beaumont as chair of World Rugby, and of Bernard Laporte as his vice-chair.
To announce, in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic, that the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will go ahead next summer "no matter what happens" sounds very much like creating a hostage to fortune - and a significant one at that.
United Through Sports Virtual Youth Festival 2020 offers unique and historic prospect of togetherness
The COVID-19 pandemic has been the mother of invention with regard to sporting initiatives this year - and the impending United Through Sports (UTS) Virtual Youth Festival 2020, the finals of which start on November 20, will be a uniquely ingenious and historic event.
Many outraged voices were heard within athletics last month when the World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal dismissed anti-doping charges brought against Bahrain’s world 400 metres champion Salwa Eid Naser for alleged whereabouts failures.
As Russia prepares its appeal against a series of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) sanctions excluding the country from major international competition for four years, one of its favourite sporting sons, former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Andrei Kirilenko, has warned the proposed collective ban will punish innocent competitors.
Here is a report amalgamated, with slight modifications, from three different sources – this website and two newspapers who published this news on May 22 last year.
A bitter Presidential election is under way at sailing’s governing body, with incumbent Kim Andersen under challenge from three rivals.