Polls Close in Tokyo 2020 Mascot Election

(ATR) The official mascot will be revealed on Feb. 28.

Squads announced for #Rugby competitions at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The stars of rugby sevens are on the road to Rio 2016 home straight following confirmation of the men's and women's squads who will represent rugby and their nation on sport's biggest stage for the first time in 92 years.

Erik van Heijningen announces candidacy for LEN President

Today Erik van Heijningen, President of the Royal Dutch Swimming Federation (KNZB), officially announced his candidacy for the Presidency of LEN (Ligue Européenne de Natation).

Dubai Tour Team Line Up Announced, 16 Teams at the Start

Sir Bradley Wiggins among the starters.

Qatar Names Strongest Team Ever for Doha 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships

With just three weeks to go until the IPC Athletics World Championships, the Qatar Paralympic Committee has announced the team of athletes who will represent Qatar on home turf. 

U.S. Olympic Committee announces 2014 Coaches of the Year

The USOC today announced its annual award recipients for 2014 national coaches of the year.

Nominations announced for 2015 ITF Beach Tennis World Team Championship

The ITF today announced the nominations for the 2015 ITF Beach Tennis World Team Championship to be held at Russia’s National Tennis Centre in Moscow on 15-19 July.

Dublin launches bid for European Capital of Culture 2020

The race to host the European Capital of Culture 2020 shifted up a gear on Saturday, when Dublin announced its bid and Galway revealed a new website for its bid. Limerick, which was City of Culture in 2014, is also in contention.

The Coca-Cola Company to Present at the Deutsche Bank Global Consumer Conference

The Coca-Cola Company today announced that Ahmet Bozer, Executive Vice President and President, Coca-Cola International, will present at 9:15 a.m. CET (3:15 a.m. EDT), Tuesday, June 9 during the Deutsche Bank Global Consumer Conference being held in Paris.

Mexico City, Mexico, to stage 2015 IPC General Assembly

Mexico City will stage the 17th International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General Assembly in November 2015 it has been announced, the first time the event has been staged in Central America. 

Russian beach soccer team members become Baku 2015 ambassadors

Russia’s beach soccer stars Andrey Bukhlitskiy, Ilya Leonov and Anton Shkarin have today been announced by Baku 2015 as Athlete Ambassadors for this summer’s inaugural European Games.

U.S. Olympic Committee unveils Team USA Awards presented by Dow

he United States Olympic Committee today announced a new awards program – the Team USA Awards presented by Dow – to recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes year-round.

PR Olympic champion Niccol Campriani named as Baku 2015 ambassador

Baku 2015 has today announced that Italian shooter and Olympic champion Niccolò Campriani will be an Athlete Ambassador for this summer’s inaugural European Games.

Azerbaijan to face world's best in 3x3 Basketball

The International Federation of Basketball announced yesterday the results of the draw for the men’s and women’s 3x3 Basketball competitions at the Baku 2015 European Games.

ITU announce new global merchandise and licensing partner

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) today announced that Tribe Solutions Inc. will serve as its exclusive global merchandising and licensing partner until 2020.

Manchester United Announces Schedule for US Pre-Season Tour

Manchester United has today announced the schedule for the Club’s pre-season tour of the United States.

2015 UCI Road World Championships Awarded UCI reCycling Eco-label

Mayor Dwight C. Jones and Richmond 2015 officials announced the 2015 UCI Road World Championships will receive the official UCI reCycling eco-label.

Boston 2024 Announces Board of Directors

Boston 2024 Partnership announced today its Board of Directors, representing an important next step in the process of competing to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. 

IPC Withdraws from SportAccord

The International Paralympic Committee announced it is withdrawing as an associate member of SportAccord following a speech made by its President Marius Vizer.

Almaty, Kazakhstan to host Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2015

The World Curling Federation has announced today that Kazakhstan will host their first ever international curling event as they stage the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2015.

Baku 2015 announces Journey of the Flame route and reveals torch design

Baku 2015 European Games announced today the route of the Journey of the Flame, which will start with a ceremony at Ateshgah on 26 April, and revealed, for the first time, the design of the Baku 2015 Torch and Lamp. 

WTF Signs Record-Breaking Global Partnership with Booyoung Group

The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) today announced that it has signed a global partnership with leading Korean construction company – the Booyoung Group – as part of the federation’s ongoing commitment to attracting investment in the sport and ensuring it continues to develop and evolve worldwide.

Draws announced for ITF Junior Masters

The ITF has announced the draws for the inaugural ITF Junior Masters at the Sichuan International Tennis Centre in Chengdu, China on 3-5 April 2015.

Jabra joins 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series as global partner

Today, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced that leading sports audio producer Jabra has joined the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series as a global partner.

WTF to Host First Ever Asian and African Para-Taekwondo Championships

The World Taekwondo Federation today announced that four continents will host Para-Taekwondo Championships in 2015 with Asia and Africa hosting Championships for the very first time as the WTF looks to meet the sport’s worldwide demand following a year of dramatic global growth in 2014.

Beyond The Medals - The Business of Sport

Universal Sports Network and Lagardère Unlimited today announced plans for Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport, a new, original sports program that providers viewers with an inside look at the world of Olympic sports.

World Rugby U20 Championship 2015 Match Schedule Announced

Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic triathlon test event dates confirmed for 2015

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) today announced that dates for test events ahead of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games have been confirmed. 

IRB Announces Match Official Appointments for November Internationals

The International Rugby Board has announced the match official appointments for upcoming November internationals.