Events

The AFC is moving two Champions League matches from Iran to the United Arab Emirates due to security concerns

Tokyo 2020 qualifying events in boxing and women's football scheduled for next month in Wuhan, China will be moved due to the coronavirus outbreak

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has said the door is open for Switzerland to bid for a future edition of the Olympics following Lausanne’s successful staging of the winter Y…

Symbolic vote seeks league to vacate World Series won by Houston, Boston

Seoul mayor Park Won-soon called for an end to all military drills on the Korean Peninsula until the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, to aid a joint bid by North and South Korea to host the 2032…

The Chinese Football Association has said it is not yet planning on moving the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games women's football qualifying tournament from Wuhan despite growing concerns about the coronavirus…

The 2020 NFL Draft in Las Vegas is scheduled to include a stage on the water in front of the Bellagio Hotel and Casino fountains, with players being brought to the dais by boat for an official red carpet e…

The Florida Panthers' BB&T Center will play host to the 2021 National Hockey League All-Star Game, according to The Athletic. An official announcement is expected this week.

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has fired his latest broadside against what he believes are the key issues affecting European football, picking out Fifa’s move into the club game, the rising influence o…

After a nine-year stint at London's O2 Arena, the NBA is taking its annual European regular-season game to the French capital, in a match-up between the Hornets and Bucks. Going forward, the event will be taken around the continent, moving from city to city on a regular basis. Bob Williams reports.

At its zenith, Tough Mudder posted a $10m profit, but the company now finds itself subject to bankruptcy proceedings in the US. Ben Cronin asks how it got to this point and whether a likely sale to rival Spartan can save it.

Lausanne is home to dozens of sports organisations but, until recently, its event-hosting capabilities and ambitions have been relatively modest. How will the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games change the landscape? Bradley Rial reports.

World Athletics faces many challenges in increasing the exposure and awareness of the sport beyond its traditionally affluent participant base. Chief executive John Ridgeon tells Kelvin Tan what their gameplan for 2020 is, and why Asia matters.

The Swiss Football League is to vote in March on a proposal to expand Switzerland’s top-tier Super League from 10 to 12 clubs.

Stephen Ross the billionaire owner of Relevent Sports, the sports promotion company behind the International Champions Cup (ICC), is reported to have met with the leading European football clubs and Uefa…

Qatar has taken another step towards addressing the accommodation challenges it faces for the 2022 Fifa World Cup after a partnership to offer an array of floating hotels was signed, while world football’s g…

The International Air Sports Federation (FAI) will undertake a strategic review of its World Air Games after deciding to cancel the 2022 edition of the multi-discipline event, which had been due to take…

The World Wildlife Fund has said Tokyo 2020's protocols for ensuring environmentally-friendly procurement fall "far below globally accepted sustainability standards"

Pent-up demand from both Kansas City, San Francisco helping fuel interest

The International Weightlifting Federation is holding an emergency meeting in Doha on Wednesday to address the ongoing fallout from its recent doping and corruption scandal

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe yesterday used an annual policy speech in Japan's legislature to stage an impassioned endorsement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as a defining moment for the country

Basketball world governing body Fiba has announced that the 3x3 World Tour, its flagship professional 3x3 competition, will increase from 12 to 14 events this year

Healthcare provider Noventi has agreed an early extension to its title sponsorship of the Halle Open, Germany’s leading tennis tournament on the men’s ATP Tour and a traditional warm-up event for the Wim…

The Italian ski resort of Sestriere has announced that it will bid to host the 2029 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

The organisers of the new Asean Club Championship football tournament are preparing to launch this year without the participation of Malaysian clubs

Uefa and the European Clubs Association are reportedly close to agreeing an expansion of the Champions League from 2024-25, in which clubs would play up to 17 matches per season compared to the current…

The Iranian Football Federation has threatened to withdraw its teams from the Asian Football Confederation Champions League in protest at the introduction of a ban on the country hosting matches in the…

Düsseldorf in Germany has been announced as the host city for the 2022 edition of the Invictus Games, the multi-sport event for wounded servicemen and women.

José Luis Martínez-Almeida, the mayor of Madrid, has submitted a bid to the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for the Wanda Metropolitano to host the Copa del Rey final for the next four years.

Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic Park, which hosted a number of events during the Brazilian city’s staging of the Olympic Games in 2016, has been ordered to close due to a lack of security at the site.

Basketball gaming competition the NBA 2K League is hosting a qualifying event for its 2020 League Draft in Seoul, South Korea on January 20 and 21

The 2020 Women's National Basketball Association season is expanding to a 36-game schedule and adding a new in-season tournament known as the Commissioner's Cup

Portuguese public-service broadcaster RTP has agreed a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Sport TV for rights to the men’s 2020 European Handball Championships.

Craig Tiley, the chief executive of Tennis Australia, has definitively stated that “the Australian Open is happening” amid growing concern and complaints from players over Melbourne’s air quality from …

The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) has opened a bidding process for hosting rights to future editions of the World Beach Games after confirming it will continue past its maiden event

All-female motor racing competition the W Series has announced a tie-up with Formula 1 that will see it become part of the support programme at this year’s US and Mexican Grands Prix.

The majority shareholder of Tough Mudder, Will Dean, and its board of directors have consented to bankruptcy proceedings for the company, making a speedy sale to rival mass participation business Spartan…