Camilo Pérez López Moreira is among the newest cohort of International Olympic Committee (IOC) members after being elected as part of the class of 2018 at the organisation's Session in Buenos Aires.
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When the International Olympic Committee (IOC) put weightlifting's place on the Games schedule under threat on June 9, 2017, there were many within the sport who feared the worst, with good reason.
As the new, all-embracing version of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup begins in China this weekend, the organisation's secretary general Andreas Zagklis has hailed the success of what he describes as "the biggest project our federation has had in its almost 90-year history".
The tagline "Judo's Coming Home" has been happily and widely employed in the months leading up to the International Judo Federation's (IJF) World Championships, which have begun in Tokyo today.
As the year to go landmark looms for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, IPC President Parsons is targeting a change in Japanese culture
A year on from this coming weekend, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony will take place.
The past couple of weeks have been Peru’s time in the international sports spotlight, with the South American nation making a good fist of hosting the Pan American Games, which draw to a close tonight in the capital, Lima.
As Hubbard sets sights for Tokyo 2020, the debate over transgender sporting protagonists grows more heated
Last month, the chairman of the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games, Loau Solamalemalo Keneti Sio, described the participation of transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard in the over-87 kilograms event, where she won two golds, as "unfair".
When not concentrating on the Olympic Movement, I write the occasional article for a wonderful periodical called The Nightwatchman.
Today in Tokyo the roads have been thronged with cyclists – the latest manifestation of an Olympic Games that, on Wednesday (July 24), will be exactly one year away.
Succession planning is currently low on the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s list of priorities. With his first Presidential term not yet completed, there seems every prospect that the good ship Bach will sail on until 2025, perhaps longer.
While seeking a possible contact for Liz Nicholl on Twitter, I came across a version of that name with the hashtag: #busydoingnothing. So I ruled that one out.
Home again from sweltering Lausanne after a series of meetings that I ended up feeling taught us quite a lot about how the modern International Olympic Committee (IOC) operates.
It is the "the supreme authority and leadership" of a global movement which has more than 200 member nations and has endured world wars, decades of political boycotts, financial scandals and doping.
Organisers of the second European Games fixing the fine details as Minsk stands ready to welcome a continent
A measure of preparation. In recent days, one of the more pressing topics of discussion for the organisers of the second European Games set to take place in Minsk from June 21 to 30 has concerned the rules over marching in the Opening Ceremony.
FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 set to be a game-changer – but too many federations are providing a drag factor
Two clicks take you to FIFA’s French e-store for the Women’s World Cup that has got fully under way for the eighth time this weekend following Friday’s 4-0 walloping of South Korea by a host team set on replicating the victory of their men in Russia last year.