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The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) will put together an Expert Group to conduct a full review into the status of its 2021 World Championship after Latvia expressed an unwillingness to co-host…

International sports streaming service DAZN has acquired rights across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Spain to European Handball Federation club competitions for the next six seasons in a deal with…

The Asian Football Confederation has continued inroads into increasing its exposure in European markets by agreeing a broadcast rights deal with SIA Media Group covering Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Lithuania,…

Latvian prime minister Krišjānis Kariņš has questioned the country’s co-hosting of the 2021 Men’s Ice Hockey World Championship with Belarus in light of widespread political protests and allegations of huma…

Belarusian telecoms operator Beltelecom has retained broadcast rights to the country’s top-tier ice hockey league in a new agreement with the Belarusian Ice Hockey Association (BIHA).

The Russian Premier League has announced a broadcast deal spanning 11 countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

The International Biathlon Union has confirmed the line-up of candidate cities bidding to host its Biathlon World Championships in 2024 and 2025

The Belarusian Football Federation (ABFF) has sold broadcast rights to the domestic Premier League on an exclusive basis for the first time after agreeing a deal with telco Beltelecom

Salt Lake City and the state of Utah have formed a new committee to drive a proposed US bid for either the 2030 or 2034 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, while Ukraine's Prime Minister, Oleksiy Honcharuk,…

The Formula E electric motor car series has unveiled the introduction of a helmet camera to its broadcast coverage of races

Saran Media, the Turkish media-rights agency, has extended its contract for the rights to tennis Grand Slam tournament Wimbledon for a further two years in a deal covering 13 territories

The International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) has approved a new tetrathlon concept that is proposed for introduction at the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, while it has awarded hosting rights for…

European Athletics and the European Olympic Committees (EOC) have revealed details of Dynamic New Athletics (DNA), a new mixed-gender team event that will debut at next year’s European Games in Minsk, B…

Simon Clegg has returned to the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in order to aid preparations for the second edition of the European Games in Minsk next year.

European Athletics and the European Olympic Committees (EOC) have signed an agreement to introduce an athletics programme for the 2019 European Games that is designed to attract a new, youthful audience.

Organisers of the 2019 European Games in Minsk have pledged that the Belarussian capital’s staging of the multi-sport event will meet Olympic Agenda 2020 criteria following the signing of the Games’ host city contract.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has finalised the calendar for its 2017-18 Track Cycling World Cup, with the addition of a new event in Minsk taking the series to five rounds for the first time in nearly a decade.