One of the most significant moments in the build-up to last year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup was from a rather unexpected quarter.
The last time Tokyo staged the Olympic Games, there were many who felt one medical man had made the operation possible. His name was Ryotaro Azuma.
When I received confirmation that Baseball5 had been accepted as a medal sport at the Dakar 2022 Youth Olympic Games last month, I felt an overwhelming sense of pride and joy for what we had achieved.
So Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe has, in the words of this website, "sought to allay fears" over the impact of the coronavirus on Tokyo 2020.
The morning after Boris Johnson had, to use his own parlance, got Brexit done, I had a plaintive telephone call from a young football-loving relative. “Does this mean that that England will have to pull out of Euro 2020?” he asked. “And what happens about the European Championships?”
I've done the necessary maths and the calculation wasn't difficult. In one sense at least.
Elements of the Olympic Charter have been hot topics of discussion in recent months.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has had its ups and downs throughout its history, but it seems it has never faced such dark times like nowadays. Fortunately, a new wave of honest, professional and committed leadership is coming to its rescue.
The grand opening of any International Olympic Committee (IOC) session is normally largely ceremonial, with speeches often full of pleasantries and platitudes.
Insidethegames reporters have been scrambling to keep up with recent changes to the international sporting calendar, caused by the outbreak of coronavirus in China.
David Owen: Europe’s gold medal haul at Tokyo 2020 may be heading for a historic low. Should we be concerned?
With less than six months to go before the Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony, this is about the time in the Summer Games cycle when I start taking an interest in medal prospects.
Until VAR reared its ugly head no sport created more genuine debate than boxing.
Mike Rowbottom: All is clear - Millman did/did not break the rules in order to speed up/slow down his serve against Federer
Upon reflection, the facts surrounding the 'ball-tampering' row involving home tennis player John Millman at the Australian Open this week seem quite clear.
Nancy Gillen: The IOC are lagging behind on climate change as it begins to have a greater impact on sporting events
Late risers staying in the Lausanne Palace may have been somewhat alarmed looking out of their windows last week.
Respect and protection of women’s rights are essential for building a peaceful and inclusive society.