UK Athletics has announced Zara Hyde Peters as the organisation's new CEO.
The former distance runner who competed for Great Britain in endurance events as well as representing England at the 1994 Commonwealth Games worked for UK Athletics between 2000 and 2008 before leading British Triathlon as CEO.
During her time at British Triathlon, she oversaw a growth in participation as well as producing Team GB’s first ever Olympic medals in the discipline in 2012.
She will succeed Niels de Vos as CEO.
World Rugby is to drop the word ‘women’s’ from its flagship 15s and sevens World Cup tournament names...
Ahead of next summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee have announced a string of measures to mitigate against potential heat issues if the temperatures soar during the tournament, including painting the roads with heat shielding material.
The Euro T20 Slam, co-hosted by Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands, has been postponed until next year, just weeks before the inaugural tournament was supposed to start.
Organisers have pulled the competition stating the need for “the necessary breathing space” in order to launch in 2020 instead.
Manchester City have been fined by FIFA but have avoided a transfer ban after a breach of regulations over the transfer of youth players.
The winners of the past two Premier League titles accepted a fine of 370,000 Swiss Francs from world football’s governing body as a result.
A transfer embargo like the one handed down to Chelsea for the same rule breach was a possible scenario. Manchester City say the club accepts responsibility, but that the breaches were a result of a misinterpretation of the regulations.
The Games will have the largest women’s and para sport programmes in its history...
FIFA Council has unanimously agreed to expand the number of teams competing in the Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32...
The Premier League has today joined FIFA, UEFA, the AFC, the Bundesliga, La Liga, and Serie A in collectively condemning the activities of Saudi Arabian-based pirate broadcaster beoutQ.
In doing so, the seven global football organisations, who represent some of the most powerful stakeholders in the world game, have called on the Saudi Arabian authorities to support the termination of “widespread and flagrant breaches of [their] intellectual property rights in the country”.
Golf’s PGA Tour has announced an expanded scheduled for the 2019/20 season, with a number of changes having been made to accommodate next summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
The schedule includes a net increase of three tournaments over the 2018/19 season, with 11 of the 46 regular-season events to be held between September and November.
The English Football League (EFL) has moved to suspend League One team Bury’s season-opening match against MK Dons on Saturday, 3rd August amid concerns over how the club will be funded moving forwards.
The EFL has also confirmed that Bolton Wanderers’ match against Wycombe Wanderers will go ahead as scheduled after declaring that the club’s further submissions were sufficient to meet the requirements of the League, subject to formal documentation.
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