Brazilian Officials Vow to Step-up “Information Campaign” to Downplay Zika Virus Fears but Too...

Brazilian officials are stepping-up an information campaign in an attempt to downplay fears surrounding the risk of Zika virus following recent warnings against attending...

World Sailing Appoint Former USOC and BOA Communications Director as Chief Press Officer for...

Former United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and British Olympic Association (BOA) communications expert Darryl Seibel has been confirmed as chief press officer by World...

NHL Unlikely to “Pay for Privilege of Disrupting Season” and Cover Costs to Attend...

Commissioner Gary Bettman claims there is little chance of the National Hockey League (NHL) "paying for the privilege of disrupting its season" and covering...

Five Additional Sports Likely for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The IOC Session at Rio will almost beyond doubt accept the five-sport package of additional sports requested by Tokyo 2020 and approved by the Executive...

IAAF Task Force Chief Praises Anti-Doping Changes Made by Russia but Warns Cultural Problems...

Fresh accusations of state-sponsored doping by Russia during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have been "discussed" by the International Association of Athletics Federations...

Alan Hubbard: the Curious Air of Indifference Surrounding Rio 2016

I had a call last week on behalf of the Organizing Committee of the Rio Olympics as, I imagine, did some of my colleagues. They...

Exclusive: Clause at Centre of European Championships Contract Row is “Superseded”

A controversial contract proposal to restrict how sports on the inaugural European Championships program are able to participate at other multi-sport events has been...

Kenya’s Parliament Approves Changes to Anti-doping Law Amid Rio 2016 Fears and WADA Non-compliance

Kenya's Parliament has agreed changes to its anti-doping law in a bid to end any lingering doubts about the country's athletics team missing Rio...

Five Sports Recommended for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Inclusion All Approved by IOC Executive Board

Baseball and softball, karate, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing have all been recommended for inclusion at Tokyo 2020 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Twenty-three Athletes Fail Drug Tests After London 2012 Reanalysis

Twenty-three athletes have tested positive for banned substances following reanalysis of samples from the London 2012 Olympics, it has been confirmed. The athletes come from...

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