UIPM president elected to 8th term, but questions about his ability to lead and unite remain

Klaus Schormann has been president of the UIPM since 1993 and several national federations have called for his resignation over the UIPM’s decision to drop horse riding after Paris 2024

International Weightlifting Federation to delay upcoming elections due to legal technicality

The decision to delay the elections further complicates the sports future in upcoming Olympic Games.

IWF presidential candidate vows to clean up sport and secure weightlifting’s place in future Olympic Games

The sport has been awash in scandal and doping for years. IOC President Thomas Bach has strongly hinted their spot in the Paris 2024 program is far from a sure thing.

Carlos Padilla recibió reconocimiento del embajador de Qatar en México

El ex presidente del Comité Olímpico Mexicano fue reconocido por su amplia trayectoria al frente del deporte mexicano

UIPM vice president calls for modern pentathlon athletes to embrace change and accept future without riding

Joël Bouzou believes the time has come for modern pentathlon to change their reputation as an elite and privileged sport

IPC places an emphasis on further competition opportunities for women and athletes with higher support needs

There will be a significant increase in events offered to women and athletes with higher support needs at the 2024 Paralympic Games. Significant changes have also been made team sports.

Modern pentathlon athlete group accuses sport’s governing body of “ripping up 109 years of history”

Pentathlon United hits back at UIPM who plan to drop horse riding from the Olympic program after Paris 2024

Citing external support, UIPM vows to move forward with change to modern pentathlon

The UIPM has received the backing of several national federations over their decision to replace horse riding after the Paris 2024 Games

FEI wraps up general assembly with eye towards Paris 2024

The International Federation for Equestrian Sports held their annual meeting in Belgium and expressed gratitude for the members’ resilience during COVID-19 pandemic.

A los 62 años, el argentino Santiago Lange buscará en París 2024 su cuarta medalla en sus octavos Juegos

Victoria Travascio será su compañera de equipo, sustituyendo a Cecilia Carranza, con la que fue oro en Río 2016 y séptimo en Tokio 2020.

At the age of 62, Argentina’s Santiago Lange will seek his fourth medal at his eighth Games in Paris 2024

He made the decision to compete again in the Nacra 17 class, albeit with a different partner.

Slate of candidates for crucial IWF elections to be announced Nov. 20, with Russia barred from participating

The Pan American Hall of Fame received praise from sports organizations.

El plan de Marcelo Méndez para repetir la hazaña que logró la selección argentina de vóley en los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio

El entrenador del seleccionado argentino afronta un nuevo desafío con miras a la edición de París. “Vamos a tener que tener un ojo en la formación y otro en el rendimiento”, sostuvo

AIBA embraces reform and fair play for boxing ahead of Paris 2024

The AIBA announces a boxing Integrity Unit to ensure fair fights and judging transparency

UIPM Treasurer says modern pentathlon must evolve and embrace change to secure place in future Olympic Games

The sport will replace the horse riding discipline in Los Angeles 2028 although no replacement sport has been named.

International sports organizations ramp up chase for the green medal

As the world’s attention turns to Glasgow for the COP26 climate conference, international sports organizations race not to be left behind on climate action.

Karate cuenta con una investigación muy favorable de su impacto en Tokio 2020 y espera retornar al Programa de Los Angeles 2028

“París 2024 ya es pasado” dice el presidente de la WKF, Antonio Espinós, tras revelar a Around The Rings un reporte que se debatirá en el Congreso de próximos días en Dubai

Paris 2024 hosts ‘Marathon Pour Tous’, Mass Event Running with Eliud Kipchoge in celebration of 1,000 days to go until the Games

World Skate leaders promise improvements for skateboarding along the road to Paris 2024

Plans are unveiled for the launch of a new World Skateboarding Tour, which will serve as a qualifier for Paris 2024. President Aracu vows sport will remain “young, urban and sustainable”.

IOC launches new online one-stop shop for Olympic merchandise from past, present and future

Global merchandise leader Fanatics is partnering with the IOC to bring worldwide consumers The Olympic Shop.

Brigitte Henriques: “Lo importante es que las mujeres que se elijan lo sean por su capacidad, no porque se busca una modernización en lo que respecta al género”

Around the Rings entrevista a la presidenta del Comité Olímpico de Francia (CNSOF), la primera mujer en llegar a ese cargo.

Brigitte Henriques: “The important thing is that the women who are elected should be chosen for their ability, not because we are looking for modernization in terms of gender”

“When I was a girl I couldn’t find a club to play soccer in because most of them didn’t work with women,” Henriques tells Around the Rings during an in-depth interview in Crete, Greece.

Gilles Gilbert Gresenguet, presidential candidate for AFCNO: “We must take advantage of Paris 2024 to bring the Olympic Games back to French”

The elections take place November 18, and Abakar Djermah Aumi, president of the Chad Olympic Committee, is also aiming to win them.

Wheelchair basketball reinstated to the Paris 2024 sports program but with some strings attached

The reinstatement is subject to the IWBF meeting conditions outlined by the IPC. The decision comes after the IWBF developed classification rules more in line with the 2015 IPC Athlete Classification Code.

The Paris 2024 Board of Directors approves the core principles of the volunteer and Torch Relay programmes

Tras clasificar al mundial femenino de voleibol, piden apoyo económico para deportistas colombianas

El entrenador brasileño, Antonio Rizola, contó que su siguiente objetivo es clasificar a los Juegos Olímpicos de París 2024

IWF athletes commission member optimistic about weightlifting’s future though “the changes aren’t going to be happening overnight”

Forrester Osei tells Around the Rings the IOC doesn’t want to kick the sport out of the Olympics. “They want to see an organization that has been in the dark waters to finally say enough is enough”.

Por qué Alejandra Orozco, clavadista olímpica, se sometió a una cirugía

La clavadista mexicana fue sometida a una cirugía que pospuso durante mucho tiempo para continuar con su preparación para los próximos Juegos Olímpicos

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.

90% of people in France support the plan to organise the country’s first Summer Paralympic Games