A "conflict of power" between the elected president of Albania's National Olympic Committee and the organisation's most senior paid administrator has led to a damaging and "baseless" series of allegations of financial crime and an attempted institutional coup.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the Bangkok Laboratory, the only facility authorised by the global watchdog in Southeast Asia.
The German University Sports Federation (adh) General Assembly has voted in favour of the Rhine-Ruhr region's candidacy to host the 2025 Summer Universiade.
Golf's European Tour has decided to cancel next week’s Hong Kong Open due to ongoing social unrest.
Peru's capital Lima has been awarded hosting rights for the first-ever edition of the Under-18 Women's Softball World Cup, due to take place next year.
World Para Athletics has announced the calendar for its 2020 Grand Prix circuit, with Dubai set to host the first stop just months after staging this year's World Championships.
Paulista University recorded another victory as the first matches of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) University World Cup Football women's event began in Jinjiang.
World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue has visited the headquarters of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) in Madrid to discuss the extension of the broadcast partnership of the International Federation with the Olympic Channel.
Japan's Kanta Tsuneyama has emerged as a dark horse at the Badminton World Federation Korea Masters, with the men's and women's semi-final line-up now completed.
Italy began the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in impressive fashion, cruising to an opening day victory over Tahiti in Paraguay.
Russian Athletics Federation President among top officials charged by AIU for obstructing doping investigation
Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) President Dmitry Shlyakhtin has been suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) and the national governing body he leads charged with serious breaches of the anti-doping rules, including obstructing an investigation.
Campaigning Paris politicians have weighed in to support French hoteliers who reacted angrily this week to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s new $500 million (£386 million/€452 million) worldwide sponsorship deal with United States tech company Airbnb.
Umar Kremlev, the Russian Boxing Federation secretary general who offered to personally wipe out the International Boxing Association's $16 million debt, has been put in charge of attracting new investment for the world governing body.
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) executive director Michael Schmidt says the international governing body is very close to having "perfect conditions" and being ready for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Skeletal remains of at least 187 people were retrieved from the site of the new National Stadium, the main venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, before construction began, it has been revealed.