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World Beach Games to be Launched in 2015

Asia has been hosting Beach Games since 2008 with the last sporting event taking place in the Chinese resort city of Haiyang that's on...

Who Runs the IOC?

When, against expectation, Buenos Aires was elected host of the third Summer Youth Games for 2018. The crucial element was a gaffe by Juan...

SportAccord Replaces Gaillard with New General Director

SportAccord general director Vincent Gaillard has been replaced by Stefan Vlad Marinescu, it was announced at the Beau Rivage Palace in Lausanne today. The...

UCI Presidential Hopeful Cookson Reveals More Details of Proposed Independent Anti-Doping Unit

Brian Cookson has released more details of his proposed independent anti-doping unit if he is elected as President of the International Cycling Union (UCI), with...

What Does the Sheikh Want?

Marius Vizer was recently elected president of SportAccord, the umbrella organization of international sports federations. Ordinarily, this development would be consigned to the sports...

Vizer Gives Japan Deadline to Finalize Report on Judo Abuse Scandal

Marius Vizer, President of the International Judo Federation (IJF), has given Japan until October 15 to produce a report into the abuse scandal which...

Vizer Elected New SportAccord President

Marius Vizer was today elected the new President of SportAccord, beating his only rival, Bernard Lapasset. Vizer, President of the International Judo Federation (IJF),...

Chairman of IOC Marketing Commission Says “We Need an Iron Fist in a Velvet...

The election of a successor to President Jacques Rogge in September is, in the opinion of Norwegian International Olympic Committee member and Chairman of...

Gender Equality Key in Baseball-Softball Regaining Olympic Status

Gender equality, with concurrent men’s and women’s tournaments staged in the same arena, as in tennis, could be a key element in the campaign...

The Omens Are Unpromising for Coubertin’s Idealistic Test of Character, Pillar of Much That...

When you reach the age of 20, bursting with innovative ideas and ambitions, you do not decide it might be a good idea to...

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