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Russian Officials Outraged by Court’s Decision to Uphold Paralympics Ban

Russian President Vladimir Putin preferred to keep quiet – but Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as well as Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko loudly expressed their...

Strong Opposition to Isinbayeva Joining International Olympic Committee From Current Members

New Zealand's Sarah Walker has been elected as the fifth new member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission as the four individuals...

Rio Mayor’s Plan to Buy Paralympic Tickets to Distribute to Locals Ruled Out Because...

Rio 2016 officials hope to spend around $60 million of mostly public money on services for "clients and athletes" at the Paralympic Games following the lifting...

IOC Executive Board Member Charged by Brazilian Police in Irish Ticketing Scandal

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member Patrick Hickey has been formally charged by Brazilian police today following his arrest in connection with the...

Former FIFA President and IOC Member Joao Havelange Dies at Age 100

Former FIFA President João Havelange has died at the age of 100 in Rio, having been hospitalized since July with pneumonia. Havelange became FIFA President...

Russia Appeal to Bach to Help Them Overturn Paralympic Games Ban

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has been asked to help get Russia's ban from next month's Paralympic Games overturned. Vladimir Lukin, President of...

Kuwait Football Association Raided By Police After Government Have Appeals Thrown Out By Swiss...

An unscheduled inspection has been paid to the headquarters of the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) by Government inspectors accompanied by police in the first...

IAAF Reforms Will Make “Massive Difference” to Sport, Promises Coe

Major changes to the governance of world athletics, approved 10 August 2016 by the International Association of Athletics Federations Council, will make “a massive difference”...

Recommendation: Reduce Contact in Football Practices

The Division I Football Oversight Committee on Wednesday endorsed a proposed guideline to reduce the recommended number of live-contact practices that teams conduct each...

Rousseff and Lula To Be Offered “Place of Honour” at Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has been invited to the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in a “place of honour”, Sports...

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