Governance crisis at European Aquatics as calls for early elections in February intensify

A petition to hold an Extraordinary Congress to replace the current LEN Bureau with a newly elected one was presented at last month’s LEN Congress.

Boxing’s place in the Olympics remains in peril as IOC still unhappy with the state of AIBA’s reform efforts

The IOC says issues concerning governance, finance, and refereeing and judging must be sorted out to its satisfaction. AIBA says it’s confident that will happen and the federation will be reinstated.

IWF EB Approves Draft Constitution Ahead of Key Congress

Member federations call for IWF executive board to step down to keep the sport in the Olympics

USA Weightlifting CEO Phil Andrews: “There appears to be an air of certainty at this stage that we have only until 7 September to save our sport’s place on the Olympic Program”.

AIBA Guarantees Boxers A Fair Fight and Reforms

AIBA Guarantees Boxers A Fair Fight and Reforms

IPC and World DanceSport Federation discuss transfer of governance of Para dance sport

FIS votes on new leader - Federation focus

Also: FINA elects a new president on June 5; UCI moves forward in sustainability efforts

Governance reforms for World Rugby - Federation focus

Also: AIBA wants to shine at world champs in Belgrade; World Taekwondo begins election process; Curling Olympic qualifier

ICYMI: Heavy Burden for Weightlifting Leaders: Q&A with Michael Irani

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

Heavy Burden for Weightlifting Leaders: Q&A with Michael Irani

(ATR) Interim Pres. Michael Irani discusses efforts to defuse "explosive" situation ... Exclusively

Governance changes for World taekwondo - Federation focus

Also: No top leadership changes for BWF; World Rugby’s strategic plan unveiled; European Games adds cycling to program

Top Story Replay: Boxing Federation Comes Out Swinging

(ATR) The bell rings for the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships in Kielce, Poland.

Boxing Federation Comes Out Swinging

(ATR) The bell rings for the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships in Kielce, Poland.

Weightlifting Reform Vote Scheduled

(ATR) IWF moves forward on governance changes recommended by IOC ... 

Top Story Replay: Wilson's World - Thomas Bach Faces Immediate Challenges After Winning 2nd Term

Securing a new term as IOC president was the easy part. Overseeing two Olympics over the next 11 months will be harder.

Wilson's World - Bach is Back: Thomas Bach Faces Immediate Challenges After Winning 2nd Term

Securing a new term as IOC president was the easy part. Overseeing two Olympics over the next 11 months will be harder.

Pyrros Dimas Running for IWF President

(ATR) The Olympic weightlifting legend throws his hat into the ring to lead the sport’s embattled federation.

Weightlifting: The New Revolution

(ATR) A rock anthem inspires this look at the embattled federation ... an ATR exclusive.

IWF Hits Back at Timeline Complaints

The International Weightlifting Federation’s proposed dates for constitutional and electoral congresses face criticism 

IWF Launches Governance Consultation, Establishes Revised Timeline For Congresses

IOC Analyzes IWF Steps

(ATR) The recent decisions by the IWF are expected on the agenda for the IOC Executive Board meeting on March 8.

Europe to Debate at AIBA Forum

The President of ASOIF invited to speak about governance in sports entities.

OpEd: The Tough-on-doping Mantra is not a Catchphrase - It's a Prerequisite for Weightlifting's Survival

An Around the Rings exclusive: an OpEd by International Weightlifting Federation presidential candidate Ursula Papandrea

OpEd: How Low Do Federations Sink Before the IOC Steps In?

"The IWF is the new benchmark and I’m with the IOC–a new reformist presidency is desperately needed," says Callum Skinner.

Athletes, New Audiences Drive Olympic Agenda Renewal

In a bid to keep the Olympics relevant and growing, the IOC is on its way to adopting Olympic Agenda 2020+5.

IWF Reveals List of Provisional Candidates

(ATR) The final list will be determined after eligibility checks are carried out ahead of the Electoral Congress in March.

Papandrea Wants to Finish What She Started at IWF

(ATR) Ousted as acting IWF president, she is running for the permanent position to remove the "toxic culture" at the federation.

World Rugby reveals interim findings of independent-led governance review

AIBA President Working Without Pay

(ATR) New International Boxing Association president Umar Kremlev's salary and expenses will go to support boxing veterans.