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International Olympic Committee and FIFA on a collision course?

Could the International Olympic Committee and the governing body of Football's World Cup, FIFA, be on a collision course and schedule both the 2022...

WADA chief voices reservations about proposed new German law

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has expressed strong reservations about Germany's proposed new anti-doping law, saying WADA is "completely opposed to...

Growing concerns over elections at ISSF in Munich

With a Kuwaiti Sheikh challenging Olegario Vazquez Rana at tomorrows Presidential elections at the ISSF General Assembly in Munich, there is growing concern over...

Rio 2016 Organizing Committee Launches Mascots

Hopeful to raise close to 400 million US$ in retail sales from branded merchandise, the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee launched its mascots, saying they were inspired...

IOC President Thomas Bach, addressing the ANOC General Assembly

Dear Friends, Having been one of you for so long makes me feel at home among you, and for the discussion about the future of our...

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...

Gender Apartheid Invades Volleyball in Iran

The IOC was – ultimately – rigid in condemning racial apartheid in South Africa and, early this year, gay rights oppression in Russia prior to...

Pandelela Ridong, a Rising Malaysian Star Athlete in Swimming and Diving

As reported in a recent issue in The Sport Digest (Temple, 2014) popular men's sports in Southeast Asia include international football (American soccer), badminton,...

Rio 2016 announce China’s 361° as official uniform supplier

Rio 2016 has announced Chinese sportswear maker 361° as the official uniform supplier for technical staff and volunteers at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The...

Pan Arab Games 2015 in doubt after Morocco pull out over financial fears

Morocco has withdrawn from hosting next year's Pan Arab Games, claiming that they could not afford to stage the event, which was due to...

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