Paris has chosen the Mediterranean port-city of Marseille as the sailing venue should it win the race to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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Wrestling is exploring the reintroduction of Greco-Roman contests for women, in what could mark a massive step for the cause of gender equality in one of the most physically demanding Olympic sports.
By track cycling standards it was not really a close finish, but Victoria Pendleton lost out by just a head when making her debut as a duly-licensed horse-racing jockey in England today.
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has reported a deficit of more than £3 million ($4.5 million/€4 million) for its financial year ended 31 March 2015.
The voting power of countries which have hosted the Pan American Games on multiple occasions is set to be significantly diluted under a new Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) Constitution.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) experienced a jump in central operating and administrative costs in President Thomas Bach’s first full year in office.
A veteran of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Salt Lake City crisis has been brought in to chair the new FIFA committee charged with drafting a package of reform proposals far-reaching enough to salvage the battered reputation of world football’s governing body.
Problems with the planned athletics venue look set to force major changes to the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, insidethegames understands.
Exclusive: TOP programme may generate $2 billion in Tokyo 2020 cycle, as Olympic Movement homes in on first $10 billion quadrennium
A senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official has indicated that The Olympic Partner (TOP) worldwide sponsorship programme could conceivably generate $2 billion (£1.3 billion/€1.8 million) in the next Olympic cycle - a near doubling in value from the present quadrennium culminating after Rio 2016.
Qatar has acquired another of the trappings of a top sporting nation, with news that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has this week approved the accreditation of the Doha laboratory for anti-doping analysis.
Sepp Blatter, FIFA President at least for another six months, has ceased to be a member of world sport’s most powerful club.
A new raft of doping allegations may delay publication of the report by a three-man World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Commission into alleged widespread, systematised doping in Russia.
Sir Martin Sorrell, boss of advertising giant WPP, today wowed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with the message that the need to engage with young people has "never been more urgent".
All remaining votes in the 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Kuala Lumpur are to be conducted the old-fashioned way, via paper ballot, after yesterday's fiasco which forced a re-vote in the battle between victors Beijing and Almaty for the right to stage the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The race against time that Tokyo 2020 now faces to have its new National Stadium ready for the Olympic Games five years hence was underlined here today, when it was emphasised that certain groups would require access before the building was completed.