A group of athletes have urged National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to use a landmark decision in Germany earlier this year to relax restrictions placed on athletes under the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Rule 40.
International Athletes’ Forum to take place amid calls for improved representation and greater share of Olympic revenues
Lausanne is set to welcome around 300 athletes for the International Athletes’ Forum amid increasing calls for greater representation and a bigger share of Olympic revenue.
World Karate Federation confirms Irish athletes can compete at European Championships despite national row
The World Karate Federation (WKF) has confirmed Irish athletes will be allowed to participate at this month's European Championships, with the international governing body claiming a solution to a national-level dispute seems unlikely to be found in the near future.
Global Athlete director general Rob Koehler has called for action from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and the World Karate Federation (WKF) amid a dispute in Irish karate.
Koehler calls for tougher sanctions against athlete entourages after Austrian caught in middle of blood transfusion
A video which seemingly showed Austrian skier Max Hauke in the middle of a blood transfusion should serve as a wake-up call to the anti-doping system and highlights the need for strong sanctions to be brought against those who help athletes dope, Global Athlete director general Rob Koehler has claimed.
Callum Skinner, the Olympic track cycling champion and founding member of the international athlete group Global Athlete, has said he wants to focus on improving governance and LGBTQ rights within sport after announcing his retirement.
The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations' (ASOIF) "Future of Global Sport" report published earlier this week should have had International Federations (IFs) shifting rather uncomfortably in their seats.
Liam Morgan: New athlete-led group has plenty of questions to answer before it can live up to its promises
An athlete group hailed as revolutionary by those behind it was launched to much fanfare last week amid what it claims is an "unprecedented uprising" from competitors who have grown tiresome of the status quo and the way the sporting world operates.
Global Athlete criticised by IOC Athletes' Commission as Koehler insists organisation is not a threat to existing bodies
Tension between competitors who have spoken out on several issues in sport in recent months has re-emerged after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission criticised a new athlete-led group following its launch yesterday.
Former WADA deputy director general and Olympic champion to lead new international athlete organisation
A new organisation which aims to give Olympic and Paralympic athletes a voice and "repair the disconnect" between competitors and leaders of global sports bodies has been launched today.