Hickey Re-elected To EOC Presidency

Unopposed, Ireland’s Patrick Hickey was re-elected as the President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) at the 42nd EOC General Assembly in Rome, which...

Pope Francis: Sports Build Relationships, Respect For Rules

“Sports train us in a spirit of sacrifice and, if properly focused, they build up loyalty in our interpersonal relationships, friendships and respect for...

IOC President Honored With Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has been named among those honored at the fifth Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards...

Asia, Africa Work To Break Down Gender Equality Barriers At Women In Sport Forum

Asia and Africa have made a strong and active commitment to break down still further the gender equality barriers facing in women in sport...

Diack: Accusations Against World’s Dominant Sprinting Nation Becoming ‘Absurd’

Concern within the IOC and ASOIF about WADA’s idiosyncratic administrative behavior is further illustrated by the controversy involving Jamaica. This reached a climax last...

Coates: Baseball, Softball Possibilities For Tokyo Games

(ATR) The Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission chairman expressed a possibility that baseball/softball could be on the Olympic Program in Tokyo. John Coates made the comments...

IOC Appoints Head Of Rugby World Cup As New Sports Director

Kit McConnell is joining the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as its new sports director, leaving his current role as head of the Rugby World...

Bach: PED Testing Not an Expense, But an Investment in Future Of Athletics

“The future of sport greatly depends on our success of manipulation and related corruption in the fight against doping, any kind." -International Olympic Committee President...

FIFA President Promises 2022 World Cup Won’t Clash With Winter Olympics

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has promised that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not clash with that year's Winter Olympics if the tournament...

The I-Word:Injuries Remain Sport’s Most Frustrating Risk and Reality

Beyond the excitement of one future Olympic host putting a Torch into Space, and another passing the 1,000 days to go barrier, there was...

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