ASOIF: 'Unprecedented Preparation' for Tokyo 2020

(ATR) Sebastian Coe, Ugur Erdener and Nenad Lalovic re-elected to ASOIF Council during virtual general assembly.

AIBA European Forum: the continent is ready for reforms and coming major Championships

2020 ASOIF General Assembly re-elects Francesco Ricci Bitti as President

Ricci Bitti Leads Federations for Final Term

(ATR) Stability at the top of the association for the 33 summer Olympic federations.

Federation Focus: Bach Praises WBSC's New Headquarters

Also: Pandemic forces changes for FIG; ITF AGM goes virtual; UCI's 2020 event calendar undergoes another overhaul

Results from ASOIF's Latest Governance Review

(ATR) The report concludes it is "highly encouraged but not fully satisfied" with efforts by IFs to improve governance.

Third Review of IF Governance reveals significant progress, challenges remain

Safe Sport Added to Summer Feds Review

(ATR) Athlete safety now part of how the Olympic federations are measured.

Wake-up Call for Summer Olympic Sports

(ATR) The 33 summer federations are urged to adapt and innovate or risk losing some of their influence in world sport.

Olympic Summer Federations Brace for Key Report

(ATR) New challenges facing the 33 summer Olympic sports will be outlined in a major report to be released soon.

Olympic Summit Could Bring Esport Statement

(ATR) Leaders of the Olympic Movement meet in Lausanne Saturday for an annual brainstorming session..

Regional SportAccord to Launch in Pan America

ATR First - IOC and ASOIF May Blacklist Discriminating Countries

(ATR) IOC and summer federations may consider banning countries who discriminate against other nations and athletes. 

ASOIF Issues Governance Warning to Federations

(ATR) ASOIF gives its 33 members two years to improve governance or face being named and shamed as poor performers. 

Summer Sports Prioritize Governance at SportAccord

(ATR) Results of the second IF governance review will be presented and discussed at ASOIF general assembly in Bangkok.

Bangkok Hosts 2018 Sport Accord -- Monday Memo

(ATR) The annual sports federations convention includes plenty of sidelines intrigue.

ASOIF President: Everybody Has a Role to Play in Clean Sport

(ATR) Francesco Ricci Bitti responds to IOC President Thomas Bach's comments on the fight against doping.

Communique of the Olympic Summit


SportAccord Convention "Flying Again"

(ATR) After a troubled two years, Francesco Ricci Bitti says the annual conference has returned to good health.

ASOIF on target with IF governance project

IOC Steps Up Monitoring of Rio Olympic Preparations -- On the Scene

(ATR) IOC officials Christophe Dubi and Kit McConnell will spend more time on the ground in Rio from May... More Olympic concerns

Federation Leaders Express Interest in SportAccord Presidency

Several officials from international federations could enter race for the SportAccord presidency, ATR is told.

SportAccord Convention Will Pass Torch to Olympic Capital in 2016

(ATR) Lausanne's Swiss Tech Convention Center will host the 2016 SportAccord Convention.

Kasper Paves Way for SportAccord and SportAccord Convention Merger

(ATR) SportAccord Council chairman Gian-Franco Kasper upholds key objectives behind the anticipated merger. 

Promoters Cannot Run a Sport, Ricci Bitti Warns Skateboarding

(ATR) Skateboarding must form an umbrella Olympic body warns summer IF's leader.

Four Vie for Tennis Presidency in "Unpredictable" Election

(ATR) The race for the presidency of the International Tennis Federation is going right to the wire, ATR is told.

Cycling Pushes Hard for Tokyo 2020 Venue Deal

(ATR) UCI has pitched three proposals to Tokyo 2020 in bid to ensure velodrome is not moved two hours from city.

Race for Tennis Fed Presidency Heats Up -- ATRadio

(ATR) David Haggerty, the U.S. candidate vying to become the next ITF president, joins ATR to discuss his manifesto.

Tennis Fed Closes Eligibility Period for Presidential Candidates

(ATR) Also: U.S. broadcaster and former professional tennis player Mary Carillo is set to receive a top ITF honor.

Fencing Suspends Ties With SportAccord

(ATR) The fencing federation is the latest to reject membership over anti-IOC comments from SportAccord president.

Ricci Bitti Weighs Another Term as Tennis Federation Chief

(ATR) ITF president Francesco Ricci Bitti scotches rumors that will not stand again for the position.

Doubts for 2020 Race, More London Debrief, Namibia, Kosovo

(ATR) An influential IOC member has concerns about the field for the 2020 Olympics…London debrief moves to Paralympics…more inside..