Francesco Ricci Bitti has been elected President of SportAccord Convention today following an Executive Committee meeting in Lausanne, it has been announced.
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A "new entity" undertaking a narrower breadth of roles is being envisaged as a likely replacement to SportAccord, insidethegames has been told.
Qatar Olympic Committee "reconsidering" SportAccord Convention sponsorship after Vizer's attack on Bach
The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has announced it is reconsidering its sponsorship of the SportAccord Convention following Marius Vizer’s attack on International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.
International Chess Federation (FIDE) President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has been elected to the ruling council of SportAccord here, as has Stephen Fox, freshly elected President of the Alliance of Independent Members (AIMS).
Volleyball’s Mariusz Wlazly and bobsleigh’s Kaillie Humphries claimed the respective sportsman and sportswoman of the year titles at the inaugural edition of the SportAccord Awards here tonight.
SportAccord President Marius Vizer has taken a stab at Lamine Diack, his International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) counterpart, in the wake of his sport's decision to resign from the organisation earlier this week.
Sporting events can contribute to long-lasting positive change in a host city, according to PwC study
As many as 93 per cent of sport leaders believe sporting events can contribute to long-lasting positive change in a host city, according to the interim results of a study carried out by professional services network PwC.
SportAccord President Marius Vizer has apologised for the manner of his outburst against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here this week, but defended his content before arguing how "everyone in the world of sport must be free to have an opinion".
SportAccord President Marius Vizer tonight accused the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of putting pressure on Federations to withdraw from his organisation following his explosive speech here yesterday.
Repucom chief executive Paul Smith has claimed here that the international sport marketing consultancy firm has been “blown away by the reaction” to its study titled Women and Sport.
Summer Olympic and Paralympic sports bodies distance themselves from SportAccord as fallout from Vizer speech spreads
Two leading international sports bodies today took action against SportAccord, as the fallout from its President Marius Vizer’s explosive attack on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday continues to spread.
Vitaly Mutko, Russia’s Sports Minister, today expressed the hope that the rift between SportAccord and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) would be healed, while pledging that Russia’s doors were wide open for international anti-doping specialists.
International organisation Peace and Sport has launched a new virtual forum here, aimed at fostering the development of the peace through the sport movement and offering its stakeholders a neutral, relevant and daily digest of the latest news.
Marius Vizer officially declared the 2015 SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit open at a spectacular Ceremony here tonight.
The next three editions of the SportAccord Convention are to take place, like the 2015 event, in Russia, Marius Vizer, SportAccord President, announced here today.