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Nigeria Basketball: Aiming for Strong Showing at the Olympics

Compared to its unimpressive past, Nigerian basketball is experiencing an all-time high. Consecutive Olympic qualifications and a first Afrobasket title are achievements that have...

Beijing 2022 Press Release

China launched a season of winter sport and cultural events The program is designed to foster the practice of winter sports in China and...

Almaty and Beijing pledge February 2022 Winter Olympic dates – risking FIFA World Cup...

Almaty and Beijing, the two cities in the running to host the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, have made their Candidature Files public...

Waiting Until 2032 Will Help Brisbane’s Olympic Bid, Claims Coates

Brisbane will benefit from the decision taken here yesterday to change the bid process for the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it...

Bowling chiefs call for Olympics to be lengthened as part of bid for inclusion

Bowling chiefs are calling for the Olympics to be extended to three weeks in the hope it will give them the chance of getting...

SportAccord signs deal with Euronews to broadcast “Sports United” programme

SportAccord today announced a groundbreaking deal with Euronews which offers its 92 International Sports Federations the potential to reach a television audience of 420...

Reorientation of the Olympic Games

While complementary about Nanjing’s organisation of the second summer Youth Olympic Games, IOC President Thomas Bach used the opportunity to publicise the landmark Agenda 2020 IOC...

Olympic Torch Set For Lift-Off With First Ever Trip To Outer Space

A specially branded Sochi 2014 rocket has been prepared for the first ever trip by the Olympic Torch into space. The Soyuz TMA-11M rocket which...

IAAF Propose to Transfer Major Decision-Making Power from President to Congress in Sweeping Reform...

Reducing the number of vice-presidents from four to two and abolishing the position of treasurer are among proposals put forward following a two-day International...

Russian Doping Problems Continue as Weightlifters, Cyclists Banned for Failed Tests

A bad year for Russian sport has ended on a further sour note with the announcement that eight athletes, six from weightlifting and two...

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