Franz Beckenbauer faces new allegations of corruption

Franz Beckenbauer faces new allegations of corruption with The Mail on Sunday reporting that he played “a central role in endorsing a financial inducement...

San Diego confirmed as host of first ANOC World Beach Games in 2017

San Diego has been formally approved as host of the first Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games here today. The decision was...

Kuwait “withdraws” from Olympic Council of Asia

Kuwait's Government has reportedly decided to withdraw the country from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) during a cabinet meeting at Bayan Palace, casting...

Kipchoge and Mare Dibaba in the frame for IAAF Athlete of the Year prize

Eliud Kipchoge and Mare Dibaba are the two stars to be nominated for the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athlete of the...

Former Brazilian football head extradited to the United States to face corruption charges

José Maria Marin, former President of the Brazilian Football Confederation, has been extradited to the United States to face corruption charges. The 83-year-old, head of...

FIFA problems harder to solve than IOC’s after Salt Lake City Scandal, predicts Carrard

FIFA Reform Committee chair François Carrard has claimed solving problems within football's world governing body will be harder than addressing similar issues within the...

Beach and Youth Games among ideas proposed at PASO Workshop

Introducing continental Beach and Youth Games were among items discussed at a Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) Workshop held here in which the future...

Brasilia’s economic crisis threatens hosting of Rio 2016 football matches

Brasilia’s deepening economic crisis could see the city stripped of the football matches it is due to host during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Brazil’s...

United States’ Vice-President Biden praises Los Angeles during surprise ANOC General Assembly visit

United States’ Vice-President Joe Biden made a surprise appearance during the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) General Assembly here today and offered his...

New York State residents are STILL paying for the 1980 Winter Olympics

The 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics was a money loser and organizers of that event could not get President Jimmy Carter to help with...

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