When Rwandan International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Felicite Rwemarika called upon March's IOC Session to adopt a recommendation concerning the support of refugees and populations affected by displacement, she was able to speak movingly from personal experience.
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"This is your captain speaking, please fasten your seatbelts" - FINA’s new President Al-Musallam charts a fresh route forwards
Husain Al-Musallam, officially installed as President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) at yesterday’s Congress in Doha in place of the outgoing 85-year-old incumbent, Julio Maglione, had already made his overall direction of travel clear.
The deadline for weightlifters to qualify for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is tomorrow (May 31) and there is no doubt about who, among the qualifiers, wins the gold medal for attracting publicity.
The announcement last week of the death of Lee Evans, the 1968 Olympic 400 metres gold medallist, re-focused attention on the athlete protests - by him and several United States team mates - that marked those Games in Mexico.
Tokyo Paralympics can put one billion people with disabilities "back on the radar", claims IPC President
The Tokyo Paralympic Games scheduled to start on August 24 this year are the "most important" in the event’s history - precisely because of the pandemic in which they take place.
The "concussion discussion" continues as DCMS becomes latest agent of change for sporting safety measures
The "concussion discussion" has been going on for a long time in sport, and the talking is far from done.
Will social media companies heed the sound of silence as sport’s boycott seeks to combat online racism and abuse?
We’ve been hearing a lot about "solidarity” in sport recently. The word was used numerous times in the self-serving statements put out by those behind the European Super League project that briefly threatened to put 12 of the best football teams into a hermetically sealed revenue-generating unit.
The World Cup, the Olympics, the Boat Race - women officials stepping into traditionally male-dominated roles
Rachael Blackmore’s achievement this month in becoming the first female jockey to win the Grand National, in company with Minella Times, marked a heady high point for women in sport - that is, the wider world of men's and women's sport.
For elite sportsmen and women across the world the COVID-19 pandemic has imposed huge challenges as they have had to forego competition and strive to keep themselves mentally and physically prepared for the day when their events are restored.
The many tributes from the world of sport have already demonstrated what an important part it had played in the life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who died on Friday aged 99.
There is a Greek expression to describe disappearing rapidly from sight. It is "yinomai Louis" (γίνομαι Λούης), which means literally "to becοme Louis".
The sun shone on Thursday (March 25) as Iwashimizu Azusa carried the Olympic Flame with her 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup winning team-mates at J-Village Soccer Training Centre, for the "Grand Start" of the 121 day journey to Tokyo.
France scored a dramatic try with the clock on red in Paris last night to deny Wales the Grand Slam and keep the Six Nations Championship alive until the very last act on Friday (March 26).
Lisa Baird experienced a baptism of fire when she began her new role as commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) in March 2020.
On Wednesday afternoon (March 10), a freshly-barbered Thomas Bach will be reinstalled as President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for four more years.