Plans to build a new Olympic sailing marina next to Tokyo Gate Bridge in Tokyo Bay have been abandoned, as part of ongoing changes to the original Tokyo 2020 blueprint that are intended to shave costs by well over $1 billion (£658 million/€919 million).
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Swimming and gymnastics vault ahead as rate of increase slows in IOC revenue distributions to summer sports
Swimming and gymnastics are the biggest winners and modern pentathlon the biggest loser in the new revenue distribution framework finalised by members of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) here this week.
Etienne Thobois is to be chief executive of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid, insidethegames has been told
Summer Olympic and Paralympic sports bodies distance themselves from SportAccord as fallout from Vizer speech spreads
Two leading international sports bodies today took action against SportAccord, as the fallout from its President Marius Vizer’s explosive attack on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday continues to spread.
Vitaly Mutko, Russia’s Sports Minister, today expressed the hope that the rift between SportAccord and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) would be healed, while pledging that Russia’s doors were wide open for international anti-doping specialists.
The Council of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) voted overwhelmingly in favour of the recent decision to bypass normal procedure and award the 2021 Athletics World Championships to the city of Eugene in the United States, Lamine Diack, the body’s President, has told insidethegames.
The next three editions of the SportAccord Convention are to take place, like the 2015 event, in Russia, Marius Vizer, SportAccord President, announced here today.
Transparency looks to have unexpected benefits for leading Olympic Movement administrators.
SNCF, the French national railway company, has signed up as a sponsor of the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament to be played in the country next year.
New study quantifies impact of international sports bodies on Swiss economy at over SFr1 billion a year
Switzerland’s status as the prime global location for International Sports Organisations (ISOs) brings substantial economic benefits, according to a new study.
Exclusive: $4.4 million budget for 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games submitted to Saint Lucia Government
By David Owen at the Marriott CasaMagna in Puerto Vallarta
A budget of $4.4 million (£2.9 million/€3.7 million) for the preparation and delivery of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Castries has been submitted to the Government of Saint Lucia.
At the end of a week in which United States President Barack Obama announced moves to normalise diplomatic and economic links with Cuba after half-a-century of mutual hostility, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has unveiled its own agreement with the Caribbean island.
March 19 - A rugby league match between Ukraine and Russia on May 24 has been moved out of Ukraine, as the ongoing political crisis impacts further on international sports events.