Kosovo will be allowed to compete at the European Karate Championships, which are due to start in Guadalajara tomorrow, "just as any other delegation", it is claimed, despite the Spanish Government’s refusal to allow the country to compete under their own flag at last year’s World Championships in Madrid.
Kosovo claim UEFA Under-17 European Championship qualifiers moved from Spain over national symbols dispute
The Kosovo Olympic Committee (KOC) have stated qualifying matches for the UEFA Under-17 European Championships have been moved from Spain after an alleged refusal from the host nation to allow their national symbols to be shown.
Belgium will begin 2019 at the top of the FIFA world rankings having preserved their single-point lead over France at the table's summit.
Event in Serbia suspended by International Air Sports Federation after IOC warning on political discrimination
A call from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for sporting bodies to only hold events in countries where all athletes are free to participate without discrimination has began to take effect after the International Air Sports Federation (FAI) suspended a major competition in Serbia next year.
IOC reiterate position on political discrimination as Kosovo ask for Women's Boxing World Championships to be declared void
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has written to all International Federations to "reiterate its position" on political discrimination against countries at sporting events.
AIBA threaten to remove 2021 Men's World Championships from India after Kosovo boxer denied visa for women's event
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) have claimed they will reconsider India's hosting of the 2021 Men's World Championships after Kosovo's Donjeta Sadiku was denied a visa to enter the country for the ongoing women's event.
Spain's Government has promised to allow athletes from Kosovo to compete under their own flag and without discrimination at major events despite the nation's ongoing refusal to recognise the country.
Liam Morgan: Olympic Movement guilty of paying lip-service to action when it comes to dealing with political discrimination against athletes
The World Karate Federation (WKF) was eager to publicise the record-breaking number of countries at its World Championships in Madrid last week.
Kosovo's hopes of competing at the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) Women's World Championships in India reportedly hang in the balance due to visa issues, in the latest example of the country's athletes facing a political obstacle.
IOC tell International Federations not to award events to Spain unless Government provides guarantees on Kosovo participation
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has urged International Federations (IFs) not to award major events to Spain unless the Government provides guarantees that Kosovo can compete without discrimination after the nation were banned from participating under their own flag at the Karate World Championships here.
Exclusive: WKF President warns Spain's hosting of future events in jeopardy over Government stance on Kosovo
Spain hosting major karate events in the future is under serious threat after the country's Government refused to allow Kosovo to compete under their own flag at the World Championships here, World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has warned.
Kosovo refused permission to compete under own flag at Karate World Championships by Spanish Government
Athletes from Kosovo have been denied the chance to compete under their own flag at the Karate World Championships here by the Spanish Government, insidethegames can reveal.
A delegation from the European University Sports Association (EUSA), including President Adam Roczek, have visited Kosovo to meet various sporting and Government officials as the Balkan state looks to host a European University Championships.
The Kosovo Fitness and Bodybuilding Federation has been recognised by the country's National Olympic Committee.
All sports organisations have been urged to "carefully consider" awarding events to either Serbia or Kosovo by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) amid ongoing political tension in the region.