Former Sports Minister Sir Hugh Robertson has been officially appointed as vice-chairman of the British Olympic Association (BOA) at the organisation’s General Assembly in Stockport, it has been announced.
Liam Morgan Chief Senior ReporterFollow @LMorgan21
Recent articles by Liam
Japanese city Chiba will host the 2018 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women’s Softball World Championships while the men’s equivalent the following year will take place in Prague and Havlíčkův Brod in the Czech Republic, the sport’s governing body has announced.
SPORTEL general manager Amparo Di Fede has hailed the impact of the recent convention in Monaco, which saw a 24 per cent increase in participating new companies compared with the previous year.
Defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome of Britain feels the stage to Mont Ventoux next year will once again be crucial in deciding the destination of the yellow jersey after the route for the 2016 race was revealed today.
Bid cities revealed for IAAF World Junior Championships and World Half Marathon Championships in 2018
The Finnish city of Tampere is the only bidder in the race to stage the 2018 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Junior Championships while Copenhagen, Sopot and Valencia are the three cities vying to host the World Half Marathon Championships in the same year, the sport’s governing body has announced.
Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland will stage The Open Championship in 2019, it has been confirmed today, marking the first time the event has come to the country in 68 years.
Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi of Argentina will again battle it out for the FIFA Ballon d’Or award after both were announced on the list of 23 nominees today.
Japanese star Kōhei Uchimura will bid for a sixth consecutive men’s all-around title when the 2015 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships get underway in Glasgow on Friday (October 23).
Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison into house arrest next week, South Africa’s Parole Board has announced.
Rio 2016 has announced a further 10,000 online English language courses are now available to taxi drivers in the Brazilian city, in order to improve communication with tourists ahead of next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The invention of the Bowls Sports League, which was officially launched as part of SPORTEL here, will “harm” boules’ bid for inclusion at the 2024 Olympic Games, Confédération Mondiale des Sports de Boules (CMSB) President Claude Azéma told insidethegames.
Mongolian National Olympic Committee sign partnership agreement with Japanese counterparts ahead of Tokyo 2020
The Mongolian National Olympic Committee (MNOC) has signed a partnership agreement with the Japanese Olympic Committee ahead of Tokyo 2020, it has been announced.
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) director of operations John Eades is to leave his position to take up a role with the Manchester United Foundation, insidethegames has been told.
World number one Alvaro Valera of Spain silenced the partisan crowd inside the Spektrum Arena by claiming a thrilling five-game victory over home favourite Peter Rosenmeier to take men’s class six gold at the Para-Table Tennis European Championships in Velje.
Croatian duo Sime Fantela and Igor Marenic replaced defending champions Mat Belcher and Will Ryan of Australia at the top of the men's leaderboard at the 2015 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) 470 World Championships with two second-place finishes on the third day of action in Haifa Bay, Israel.