Gian Franco Kasper has announced his intention to pursue a sixth term as president of the International Ski Federation (FIS).
The Kenyan Olympic Committee (KOC) has ordered a sprinting coach to return home from the summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after he posed as an athlete and gave a urine sample to drug testers, while Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi and Bulgarian runner Silvia Danekova have both reportedly failed doping tests.
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has adopted a new co-hosting model for its Volleyball Men’s World Championship by awarding the 2018 edition of the national team event to Italy and Bulgaria.
The Bulgarian capital of Sofia has been named host city of the 2017 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships and the 2018 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships, while the 2018 Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships will take place in Antwerp, Belgium.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced new events in North Korea and Bulgaria for its 2015 World Tour, with a record prize fund of $3m (€2.4m) being supplied across the 23 dates.
The International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) has awarded its 2017 World Championships to the Egyptian capital of Cairo, while the evolution of the sport has continued with the introduction of a new fencing format.