Eastern Europe

The European Handball Federation (EHF) has confirmed that it has received three bids spanning seven countries for the 2024 edition of the Women’s EHF Euro national team tournament.

Fight sports streaming platform FITE will offer pay-per-view coverage in several markets around the world of ONE Championship's ONE: CENTURY event in Tokyo on Sunday, October 13

Pay-television broadcaster Arena Sport has acquired European Handball Federation club and national team events across the Balkan region in a new four-year deal

Media group AMC Networks acquired rights to the Swedish Hockey League in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, bolstering its ice hockey portfolio

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…

The International Association of Athletics Federation has announced that the Polish region of Silesia will host its World Relays event in 2021

NHL expands fan tour after initial entry to Europe last year

Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has opted to return its 2025 and 2027 World Championships and World Masters Championships to Kazan and Budapest, a decade on from when the events were…

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has outlined ambitious plans for the country to bid for a future edition of the Olympic Games

A Ukranian billionaire is funding the latest effort to turn swimming into a regular competitive professional sport and not just one of the most popular events at the Summer Olympics.

Kevin Roberts finds out what lessons Budapest has learned from its failed Olympics bid and whether another tilt at the Games is likely.

With less than seven months to go until the host city of the 2024 summer Olympic Games is announced, sustainability has become a central theme for the three remaining bidders - Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris. In the first of a three-part series, Mark Bisson analyses Budapest's credentials.

Where the 2015 European Games in Baku were extravagant, the 2019 edition in Minsk plans to be frugal. Dominic Bliss asks whether the Belarussian capital can deliver the EOC’s flagship event on a shoestring.

The European Handball Federation has confirmed that the Hungarian capital of Budapest will retain the hosting rights for the Women’s EHF Final4 until 2024.

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has followed through on its pledge to implement similar reform plans for its Fed Cup tournament as those introduced for the Davis Cup, while Budapest has sealed…

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has confirmed that the Malopolska region and the city of Krakow, Poland, will host the third edition of the European Games in 2023

The International Skating Union (ISU) has awarded hosting rights for World Championship events in its 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons, with the French city of Montpellier seeing off competition from five rivals…

Poland appears set to host the third edition of the European Games after the European Olympic Committees (EOC) confirmed the country as the sole bidder for the multi-sport event in 2023

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has awarded hosting rights for its World Championships between 2023 and 2025

Organisers of the International Swimming League have confirmed that the inaugural edition of the competition will begin in Indianapolis in October and conclude in Las Vegas in December

Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Serbia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to lay the groundwork for a joint bid to host either the 2028 Uefa European Championship or the 2030 Fifa World Cup

Organisers of the Giro d’Italia have today (Monday) announced that the 2020 edition of the cycling ‘Grand Tour’ will commence in Budapest, Hungary. T

The Italian government has officially signed guarantees in support of the Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo bid to host the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, while Latvia’s Prime Minister has also declared his…

The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) has revealed the sports programme for its inaugural World Urban Games, with breaking and parkour among those selected for this year’s e…

The National Hockey League announced that the Buffalo Sabres, Chicago Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning will participate in the 2019 NHL Global Series

Uefa, football’s European governing body, has imposed sanctions on three clubs for breaching Financial Fair Play regulations.

The International Association of Athletics Federations has today (Tuesday) awarded its 2023 World Championships to Budapest, while opting to retain its suspension of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF)

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has called on International Federations (IFs) to perform thorough checks before awarding event-hosting rights to Spain after renewed issues concerning Kosovan…

Following Fifa's award of the 2026 World Cup to three North American nations, joint bids are becoming more common for the showpiece event

The National Hockey League will continue its European push by making plans to stage a season-opening game in Prague and another two matches in Stockholm next season

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…

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has lined up Budapest to host its 2023 World Championships, while the suspension of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has been upheld…

World Rugby has confirmed Romania and Brazil will host the next two editions of its U20 Trophy national team youth tournament in 2018 and 2019, respectively.

The European Handball Federation has today (Wednesday) awarded hosting rights for the 2022 and 2024 editions of its European Championship, as well as the women’s tournament in 2022.

The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has awarded hosting rights for the finale of the 2018-19 Driving World Cup to the French city of Bordeaux.

Officials in Sarajevo are stepping up plans to bring a Formula E race to the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) after a proposal from Mayor Abdulah Skaka was unanimously backed by the city council.

World Rugby has today (Tuesday) announced that Romania and Spain have entered appeals against the sanctions handed out for rule-breaking during the controversial European qualification tournament for the 2019 World Cup, punishments which saw the former nation removed from next year’s event in Japan.