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IOC wants ‘equitable’ broadcast payment schedules,also make advance payments to smaller Federations

The International Olympic Committee will find ways and means to look for an “equitable solution” with rights-holding broadcasters over payment schedules for rights to the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games, says Timo Lumme, Managing Director of Television and Marketing Services an IOC The Tokyo Olympics were postponed until 2021 following talks between Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas […]

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Coronavirus: Sporting Activities Disrupted Across Africa

By Eric Oteng The coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt sporting calendars around the world and Africa in particularly. Last week, the Confederation of African Football – Caf issued a press release stating that it was maintaining the organisation of all its competitions on the continent despite the threat of COVID-19. But the continued spread of […]

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Gender: Mainstreaming Key In Sports Legal Regime Overhaul

By Irene Deborah Nannyonjo The appointment of Hon. Hamson Obua as the new State Minister for Sports came with a strong wave of aligning and realigning the sector’s legal regime to match national and international best practices. It’s in this wave that the sports gender mainstreaming discussions and provisions came in handy. The need to […]

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2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo Pledges On Coronavirus

By Kim Kyung-hoon Tokyo has promised to step up the testing for coronavirus before the Olympic Games between July and August. Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Sunday at the opening of the Ariake Arena – a $330 million venue that will host the Olympic volleyball and Paralympics basketball competitions. She pledged to do everything […]

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Appointments: Obua Starts Work

By Francisco Bwambale Newly appointed State Sports Minister – Denis Hamson Obua on Tuesday officially embarked on a fact-finding tour. Obua’s first stopped over was Lugogo where he met with National Council of Sports – NCS personnel including board members and technical staff – requesting his hosts to join him on the mission of spearheading […]