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.
Morinari Watanabe, chair of a taskforce to oversee the delivery of a boxing competition at Tokyo 2020, has admitted he is unprepared for the role but insists the best solution will be found for athletes.
Japan Gymnastics Association (JGA) have submitted a bid to host the 2023 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo.
Former Swiss President appointed chairperson of Gymnastics Ethics Foundation Council as body holds first meeting
Former Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey has been confirmed as President of the Council of the Gymnastics Ethics Foundation as the new safeguarding panel's ruling body held its first meeting in Lausanne.
International Gymnastics Federation President Watanabe says Tokyo 2020 should offer "something extra"
International Gymnastics Federation President Morinari Watanabe has claimed next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games should offer "something extra", such as benefits to the aging population in host country Japan.
Liam Morgan: International Gymnastics Federation guilty of stealing ownership of parkour to appease the IOC
Governing bodies in the Olympic Movement have made a habit of going back on their word by saying one thing and doing the other.
FIG members at Baku Congress lobbied by worldwide parkour communities to vote no to incorporation in gymnastics
Numerous members of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) who have gathered in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku for the sport's Congress tomorrow and Monday (December 3) have received open letters from their own parkour communities imploring them not to vote for the activity to become an official FIG discipline.
International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) President Morinari Watanabe has accepted an invitation to become a Tokyo 2020 Executive Board member.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons and International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) head Morinari Watanabe were among the nine elected as members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the Session here today.
Changing attitudes in coaching is key to ensuring there is no repeat of the sexual abuse scandal in the United States, International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) President Morinari Watanabe claimed here today.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons and International Gymnastics Federation counterpart Morinari Watanabe are among the nine officials proposed for membership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), it was announced here today.
International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) President Morinari Watanabe will visit North Korea later this month to discuss helping the country with their preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, it has been confirmed.
The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has revealed the nine ambassadors for its 2018 World Championship events.
International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) President Morinari Watanabe has revealed a proposal will be put forward to the membership of the governing body to create a new "community" within the sport.
International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) President Morinari Watanabe has lent his support to new USA Gymnastics President and chief executive Kerry Perry but admitted the country still faces a "tough situation" following the organisation's sexual abuse scandal involving a former team doctor.