An International Olympic Committee (IOC) strategy could be devised on esports at the Olympic Summit in December, according to the organisation's President Thomas Bach.
It is sad to admit, but if I have learnt one thing from my first four months at insidethegames, it is that money and politics are ruining the Olympics.
Only one in ten sport industry leaders questioned in a recent survey believes esports should become part of the Olympics as a matter of urgency.
UEFA has begun active exploration for launching an official esports tournament to coincide with the 2020 European Championships.
The schedule for the esports demonstration event at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia has been released.
I've been off the grid over the last two weeks, so to speak, summoning the last vestiges of youth to spend two weeks backpacking around Europe.
I have a confession to make: in the late-1970s, out of money and having narrowly missed the twice-weekly boat to Plymouth, I spent four solid days on the (flat) Santander ferry terminal roof playing a Formula One game I had devised using two packs of playing-cards.
esports in its current form is not suitable for the Olympic Games because "entry level gaming" is not active enough, according to International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission member and BMX rider Sarah Walker.
Liam Morgan: esports should be nowhere near the Olympics but it is too late because the train has already left the station
Forums, such as the one held in Lausanne yesterday, rarely produce concrete outcomes but a prevailing theme once the gaming world had departed the Olympic Capital was clear; someday, somehow, a form of esports will be part of the world’s biggest sporting event.
esports took another step on the path towards possible Olympic inclusion in the future after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) agreed to establish a liaison group here today.
Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) President Patrick Baumann has claimed esports can be helpful to the development of traditional sports rather than a hindrance, as the organisation prepares to host a forum on the topic with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Retired National Basketball Association (NBA) player and esports franchise owner Rick Fox will host the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) esports forum at Lausanne’s Olympic Museum here on Saturday (July 21), it has been reported.
More qualifying competitions will take place this month before esports' debut in August's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang.
National Student Esports (NSE) has become the first official university esports body in Britain after an unveiling at the Red Bull Gaming Sphere in London.
The International Esports Federation (IESF) have announced that they have opened the bidding process for the Esports World Championship in 2019.