Plans to build a new Olympic sailing marina next to Tokyo Gate Bridge in Tokyo Bay have been abandoned, as part of ongoing changes to the original Tokyo 2020 blueprint that are intended to shave costs by well over $1 billion (£658 million/€919 million).
SASCOC condemns xenophobic attacks in South Africa ahead of Durban 2022 CGF Evaluation Commission visit
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has condemned a recent wave of xenophobic and racist attacks in the country that have left at least seven people dead.
American Joshua George denied Great Britain’s David Weir a record seventh London Marathon title as he powered to a dramatic victory in the men’s wheelchair race here today.
Hungary have secured the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship gold medal after overcoming a strong Sweden 6-5 in the final at the Ice Cube Curling Centre on Sochi’s Olympic Park.
Canada’s women have claimed the team title at the Pan American Wrestling Championships thanks to their two gold medals in Chile’s capital Santiago.
Home athletes Billy Besson and Marie Riou have secured an early gold medal in the Nacra 17 on a day that also saw the men's 470 and 49er gold medals decided at the International Sailing Federation World Cup in Hyères.
The host nation have secured the gold medals in the Paralympic events at the International Sailing Federation World Cup after strong performances by Damien Seguin and the Sonar team in Hyères.
International Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson remains confident track events will take place at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban, with a proposal having been submitted to hold events 80 kilometres away in Pietermaritzburg.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) claim they expect next year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro to exceed a global television audience of four billion for the first time.
Svein Arne Hansen, the newly-elected President of European Athletics, has claimed he is fully supportive of the model for the 2018 European Sports Championships, which will be held in Glasgow and Berlin.
Toronto 2015 have announced the schedules for both the baseball and football tournaments at the Pan American Games, which are due to begin on July 10.
Swimming sport ticket packages for this year’s Pacific Games are “90 per cent sold out”, Port Moresby 2015 have announced.
Britain’s Vicky Holland returned from injury in style to take her maiden International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Triathlon Series victory in Cape Town.
Anna Van der Breggen of The Netherlands earned a solo victory at Flèche Wallonne in Belgium to take the overall lead in the International Cycling Union (UCI) Women’s Road World Cup.
Russia’s Tatiana Kashirina and Ilyin Ilya of Kazakhstan claimed the top prizes at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) as they were named women’s and men’s Lifter of the Year for 2014 respectively at a ceremony in Astana.