Minor Sports

Brazil will stage the inaugural edition of the Indigenous Peoples World Games multi-sport event later this year.

The International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) has signed a long-term hosting agreement with Peru which will culminate with Lima staging the 2021 World Roller Games, while the federation has furthered its development strategy by partnering with Italian company Filmmaster Events.

SportAccord has announced that the Russian city of Sochi will host the inaugural edition of multi-sport event the World Beach Games in 2019.

The WME-IMG agency has furthered its presence in the live event productions market by agreeing to acquire Professional Bull Riders (PBR), the world’s premier bull riding circuit.

The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has awarded hosting rights for 10 world championship events and has revealed reform plans to tie into the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Agenda 2020 efforts.

The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has revealed details of a rebranding operation including a new corporate logo which aims to reflect the “fast development” of the sport.

Barcelona has held off the challenge of Lima to be awarded the inaugural edition of the World Roller Games, which will be held in 2017.

The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) has awarded hosting rights for its events to Finland and Lithuania.

A panel has been established to determine possible additional sporting events to be added to the programme for the Tokyo 2020 winter Games.

The International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) has announced that Barcelona and Lima will compete to host the inaugural edition of its Roller Games World Championships in 2017.

The founders of the parkour, freerunning and l’art du déplacement movements have united to create a new international organisation.