Recent scandals surrounding the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and FIFA are not the same and concern “different issues”, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach claimed here today as he expressed confidence that steps are being taken in the right direction to address the problems within both governing bodies.
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An independent financial audit will be conducted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) into grants it awards to the various International Federations and National Olympic Committees (NOCs) in a bid to increase transparency within sport in the midst of corruption and doping scandals, Thomas Bach announced here today.
Monaco’s Stade Louis II will play host to the men’s Olympic repechage qualification tournament and Dublin’s UCD Bowl will stage the women’s event, World Rugby announced today.
The International Meeting of Great Sporting Events (RIGES) is now due to place on March 14 and 15 next year, co-organisers City Events have announced after the original event was postponed because of the terrorist attacks in Paris last month.
Sports Federations have a “strategic choice” to release financial records in a bid to improve transparency, International Institute for Management Development (IMD) professor Didier Cossin claimed here as his company began an analysis into the governance of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Liberian Football Association President Musa Bility has launched an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after FIFA’s Ad-hoc Electoral Committee rejected his candidacy for the head of world football’s governing body in November.
IOC Olympic Games Executive Director warns of "tight" construction deadlines for Pyeongchang 2018 test events
Construction at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre is on a “very tight timeline” to be ready for the Pyeongchang 2018 test events, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Games Executive Director Christophe Dubi warned here, admitting they are keeping a close eye on the progress at the venue.
Three potential Olympic athletes have been discovered by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in their bid to help those involved in the worldwide refugee crisis, deputy director general and director of NOC relations Pere Miró has revealed.
Nigeria and Algeria secure places at Rio 2016 with semi-final wins at African Under-23 Championships
Nigeria and Algeria booked their places in the men’s Olympic football tournament at Rio 2016 after both teams recorded semi-final victories at the 2015 African Under-23 Championships in Dakar today.
Paralympic and world champion Markus Rehm’s feint hopes of competing at the Olympic Games appear to be over as he will not be selected for Rio 2016 by the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), insidethegames has learned.
Los Angeles 2024 will be the first bid city to give its presentation to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Lima in 2017 while Paris will be the last of the four candidates to stake their claim for the event after lots were drawn at the Executive Board meeting here today.
Row with Kuwait worsening according to IOC autonomy tsar as Minister threatens to evict OCA from headquarters
International Olympic Committee (IOC) autonomy tsar Patrick Hickey has revealed the situation regarding Kuwait has “worsened” after Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Homud Al-Sabah threatened to prevent athletes from the country competing at the Olympic Games.
Political and economic crisis in Brazil a "challenge" for Rio 2016 in final stage of Olympic preparations
The ongoing economic and political crisis in Brazil poses a “challenge” to Rio 2016’s preparations for next year’s Olympic Games, Organising Committee President Carlos Nuzman admitted here today but vowed to not let the issue effect their chances of delivering on their promises.
Bulgaria's capital Sofia has been awarded the 2017 Trampoline World Championships and the 2018 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships at a meeting of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Executive Committee here, it has been announced.
Track cycling and mountain bike events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will take place 120 kilometres away from the Japanese capital in Izu, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed here today.