Stockholm is set to stage the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships after the International Skating Union (ISU) awarded the Swedish capital provisional hosting rights for the event.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today (Tuesday) confirmed that seven National Olympic Committees (NOCs) met the deadline to register official interest in hosting the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, ahead of a final decision in September 2019.
North American ice hockey league the NHL has confirmed details of its 2018 Global Series, the second year it will hold a set of games in Europe.
Swedish-based firm Aston Harald Sports, which organises sailing’s M32 Series, has announced that Marstrand will host the inaugural edition of a new event entitled the M32 World Championships.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced that its European Olympic qualification tournament is to relocate to Halmstad in Sweden, due to ongoing concerns over security in Istanbul, the Turkish city where the event had been scheduled to take place next month.
The Ethiopian Anti-Doping Agency has said nine of the country’s runners, five of them “top athletes,” are under investigation for doping, while Ethiopian-born 1500 metres champion Abeba Aregawi has been suspended after testing positive for a banned substance.
The Swedish city of Östersund will stage the 2016 Ice Sledge Hockey European Championships after being awarded hosting rights to the tournament by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Rally Sweden has agreed a three-year extension to its contract with the World Rally Championship (WRC) following a troubled staging of its 2016 edition that had called into question the event’s long-term viability.
The International Handball Federation (IHF) has named Denmark, Sweden and Poland as hosts of three tournaments to determine the final qualifiers for the men’s national team event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Multi-territory commercial and pay-television broadcaster Modern Times Group (MTG) has continued its investment in the eSports market by acquiring DreamHack, Scandinavia’s leading eSports company.
The International Handball Federation (IHF) has awarded its 2021 Men’s World Championship to Egypt, while the 2023 edition of the national team competition will be co-hosted by Poland and Sweden.