Last week, members of the biggest and best-known International Federation in the Olympic Movement clapped their President into a fresh four-year term.
Brian Oliver: American Cummings on top of the weightlifting world - and Commonwealth Games deserves some of the credit
Anybody who takes a serious interest in weightlifting will be checking the Olympic ranking lists when results from the second and third competitions in phase two are added into the mix.
Nancy Gillen: Naples 2019 catches up on preparations as Torch Relay begins countdown to Summer Universiade
During the Krasnoyarsk Winter Universiade in March, the International University Sports Federation (FISU) issued a polite warning to the organisers of the summer edition in Naples.
Greece has a special place in the Olympic Movement.
It’s funny. I could have sworn Gianmarco Tamberi won the men’s high jump competition at the 2016 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome.
David Owen: Women's sport is on the way up – and the FIFA Women's World Cup will play its part in the rise
A good month for women’s sport just got a little better.
Well, was it an accident waiting to happen? The consensus among the fight fraternity was that sooner or later the fallibility of Anthony Joshua’s defence and in particular his jawbone, would be exposed. It is just that no-one expected to happen against a bloke who looked like Humpty Dumpty.
Liam Morgan: Lima 2019 axe again raises doubts about whether IOC were right in rush to add skateboarding to Olympic programme
International Olympic Committee (IOC) sports director Kit McConnell has proved he is nothing if not consistent with his views that skateboarding will be a success at Tokyo 2020, despite the trials and tribulations which plagued the path to its inclusion and beyond.
Brian Oliver: Paes' plan to play at Tokyo 2020 shows up tennis doubles for what it is – a meaningless add-on
Last week was a rare one in tennis as three players who made their name in doubles - and are therefore complete unknowns to those who follow the sport only fleetingly - were in the news.
Lars Haue-Pedersen: Should an International Federation be managed like a business, a not-for-profit or something in-between?
In a recent report by the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF), the umbrella organisation of all world governing bodies involved in the summer Olympic Games, one of the main conclusions was that International Federations - and their National Federations - have to think like a business.
Next week, the final countdown to Naples 2019 begins with the start of the Universiade Torch Relay.
As the International Association of Athletics Federation's (IAAF) live updates ahead of the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm vouchsafe, intrepidly and unsleepingly, there have been two rather interesting developments connected with the men’s long jump competition.
David Owen: IOC Evaluation Commission report hands edge to Italians in tepid 2026 Winter Olympic race
These are worrying times for the Winter Olympics.
I have great foreboding about the Olympic boxing tournament in Tokyo next year. The decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to allow the sport’s governing body, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) anywhere near the official tournament is a recipe for a shambles. I feel it will all end in jeers as well as tears.
As the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board met to agree to whatever decisions President Thomas Bach had come to in Lausanne last week, a group of us in the media were given a tour of a facility which even its director admitted few knew existed.