European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Janez Kocijančič has come away from a meeting this week with Alexander Lukashenko, the Belarus President, convinced that Minsk 2019 has the full backing of the country and the Government.
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Belarus Sports and Tourism Minister admits Minsk 2019 has work to do but claims organisers are reaching targets
Belarus Sports and Tourism Minister Sergey Kovalchuk has admitted they have a "lot to do" in their preparations for next year's European Games in Minsk but insisted they were gradually reaching their targets as the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Coordination Commission began its inspection.
It is a big week for Minsk 2019, with inspectors from the European Olympic Committees due here in the Belarus capital to assess progress on the project to deliver the second European Games.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) could have gone bankrupt if it had not last month signed a "settlement agreement" with an Azerbaijani company, Gafur Rakhimov, AIBA's interim President, has suggested.
World Taekwondo (WT) has reported a net loss of just under $1.65 million (£1.24 million/€1.41 million) for the 2017 financial year.
One of the leading behind-the-scenes figures in the fight against doping is off work after suffering what is described as "a minor stroke".
International Olympic Committee (IOC) TOP programme partner General Electric (GE) has announced a major restructuring this week, which may raise new questions about its sponsorship intentions post-Tokyo 2020.
The United World Cup bid today flexed its financial muscle, claiming a North American 2026 World Cup would produce profits for FIFA of "nearly $11 billion (£8 billion/€9 billion)".
FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura has warned delegates to the FIFA Congress in June that they will be unable to receive their $250 (£183/€208) daily allowances in Moscow in cash.
Local media reports have suggested that the Paris 2024 aquatics centre might be changed to a temporary venue as part of efforts to hold down costs.
The International Standard for Testing and Investigations (ISTI), a key element in the drive to ensure that the war against doping is waged efficiently and effectively, is to undergo a revision, in a process set to get under way in June.
In a move that will be greeted with much relief in the anti-doping sector, Berlinger has decided to continue producing sample bottles for at least the next 12 months.
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The 18-member Paris 2024 Athletes’ Commission will gather for the first time in Saint-Denis today, with Organising Committee President Tony Estanguet and Athletes’ Commission President Martin Fourcade scheduled to meet 300 students.
Claus Hess, a leading figure in the International Rowing Federation (FISA) in the 1970s and 1980s, has died at the age of 84.
An investigation has been opened into a leading French athletics coach accused of sexual offences by one of his former sprinters.