EHV Relief Fund Brings Showjumping Community Together for a Common Cause

Laureus Sport for Good launches brand new 'Active World Fund' with LimeLight Sports Group


Karate's influence at early ages featured in massive event

More than 1,000 youth came together for a massive karate event in Croatia sponsored by the WKF showing the importance of youth karate.

GoFundMe Announces $10,000 Global Competition For Olympic Athletes

GoFundMe, the world's largest online fundraising platform, today announced a competition that would give Olympic athletes the chance to win $10,000 as they prepare for the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. 

Paris reaffirms hosting capabilities with city centre Formula E race

Paris reaffirms its capabilities hosting international sports events after the Visa Paris ePrix attracted more than 15,000 fans for round seven of the FIA governed Formula E series.

Record-breaking 43,317 people take part in 40th Paris Marathon

A record-breaking 43,317 people from 160 countries took part in the 40th edition of the Paris Marathon today with a further 250,000 spectators watching on and 3,000 volunteers helping to stage the race – highlighting the French capital’s capabilities and experience in hosting major global sports events.

Nearly US$2.5 million at stake at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016

A total of US$2,464,000 is on offer from the IAAF as prize money at this week's IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016, which starts on Thursday (17) and continues until Sunday (20) at the Oregon Convention Center.

The Foundation for Global Sports Development Pledges $270 Thousand in Paralympic, Youth Sports and Educational Grants

The Foundation for Global Sports Development (GSD) has pledged $220,000 in domestic grants to support nonprofit organizations dedicated to bettering the lives of underserved youth through sports and educational initiatives.

IAAF Olympic Athletics Dividend is rolled out to IAAF Member Federations

IAAF President Sebastian Coe has today announced to IAAF Member Federations full details concerning the ‘IAAF Olympic Athletics Dividend’ which offers $25,000 every year to each national federation to assist their development.

Belgian club FC Seraing sanctioned under third-party influence and third-party ownership rules

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Belgian club FC Seraing with a transfer ban and fine of CHF 150,000 for breaches relating to the third-party ownership of players’ economic rights (TPO) and third-party influence.

WADA accepts Korean Government's donation of USD 200,000 in support of clean athletes

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce that the Government of the Republic of Korea donated an additional USD 200,000 towards development of the Agency’s new Anti-Doping Administration & Management System (new ADAMS). 

McDonald's to Fully Transition to Cage-Free Eggs for All Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada

To meet consumers' changing expectations and preferences, McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) today announced that it will fully transition to cage-free eggs for its nearly 16,000 restaurants in the U.S. and Canada over the next 10 years.

Drivers Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton attend Formula One charity event in Milan to raise funds for Laureus

Mercedes AMG Petronas stars Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, who is also a Laureus Ambassador, were guests of honour at a gala Laureus Formula One Charity Night in Milan which raised more than €200,000 for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation in Italy.

TDK and Toyota Extend Their Involvement in the World Record Programme

IAAF is proud to present its World Record Programme where athletes achieving a world record will be eligible for a special world record bonus worth USD $100,000 with the support of IAAF partners TDK and Toyota.

Petition Circulating to Oust Kanye West from Pan Ams Closing Ceremony

(ATR) A petition to swap Kanye West for a local performer at Pan Am closing ceremony has over 18,000 signatures.

Coca-Cola Invites the World to Reach Up and Support the 2015 Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles

This summer, Los Angeles will welcome 7,000 inspirational athletes from 177 different countries to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

KEPCO purchases Universiade tickets worth 200 million KRW

The Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) bought 200 million won (USD 180,000) worth of the Gwangju Universiade tickets on May 29.

Lindberg: PyeongChang 2018 "Moving in Right Direction" at 1,000 Day Mark

(ATR) An IOC member tells ATR that POCOG is showing consistent progress on plans for the 2018 Winter Games.

PyeongChang Celebrates 1,000 Days to 2018 Olympics -- Monday Memo

(ATR) PyeongChang marks 1,000 days to the 2018 Games ... Taekwondo champs open in Chelyabinsk.

Foundation for Global Sports Development Pledges Support

A grant of USD 75,000 is to be used to fund education and awareness around IPC Ice Sledge Hockey and the Paralympic Movement.

Monday Memo - Rio 2016; Sports City Index; 2019 Universiade

(ATR) The 1,000-day countdown to Rio 2016 begins on Saturday...Around the Rings and TSE Consulting launch survey...Elections for the 2019 Summer/Winter Universiade edition to take place in Brussels, Belgium.

Olympic Pin Trading: The Movie

(ATR) Visitors arriving in Vancouver aboard Air Canada flights can get a sneak peek at the competitive nature of the Olympics by watching one of the movies on the plane.