United States Olympic Committee (USOC) officials have firmly endorsed Boston's under fire 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid today, hailing "remarkable progress" made over the last five weeks and predicting public support will rise over coming months.
The convention centre recently chosen as the venue for three sports - fencing, taekwondo and wrestling - at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is to benefit from an estimated ¥15 billion on(£80 million/$120 million/€110 million) facelift.
Brașov budget increases leading concern as IOC releases 2020 Winter Youth Olympics Evaluation Commission reports
Unclear finance models and "rather high" levels of investment in additional venues forming part of Brașov's 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games bid were the main concerns highlighted in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Report released today.
The Cook Islands have become the first country to arrive here and check into the Athletes' Village for the Pacific Games, due to start on Saturday (July 4).
A nationwide competition has been launched today to find a mascot for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
TAM Airlines and TAM Travel have each been unveiled as the latest sponsors of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, assuming responsibility for transporting the Olympic Torch on its Relay journey as well as exclusively organising Games hospitality packages in the host country.
PrideHouse Toronto have announced their art and culture programme due to take place throughout the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games and is aimed to give lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people the opportunity to celebrate during the multi-sport event.
A donation of ¥10 million (£520,000/$810,000/€730,000) has been made to launch The Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Center, a new initiative designed to try to ensure that Japan's athletes are successful at Tokyo 2020.
UK Anti-Doping decision to investigate BBC Panorama allegations concerning Mo Farah coach welcomed by UK Athletics
UK Athletics has welcomed the decision of UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) to carry out an investigation into allegations about Alberto Salazar’s operations at the Nike Oregon Project made on June 3 in the BBC Panorama programme Catch Me If You Can.
The 2015 Oceania Judo Open will be held at the WIN Stadium in Wollongong, Australia, the Oceania Judo Union has announced.
Canada's Eugenie Bouchard and Romania's Simona Halep were the two major casualties on the second day of Wimbledon as the two seeded players were surprisingly dumped out in the first round at the All England Club.
Australia’s Dylan Alcott moved to the top of the quad singles world rankings for the first time after claiming victory at the BNP Paribas Open de France title in Antony, Paris.
A successful Japanese training course passing new powerlifting referees fit to officiate at national-level competitions has been hailed as a way to raise the profile of the sport ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
Defending champions Brouwer and Meeuwsen reach knock-out stage of Beach Volleyball World Championships after second victory
Defending men's world champions Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen secured their second win of the Beach Volleyball World Championships in front of their home crowd in The Netherlands.
Alexander Nobis and Marvin Faly Dogue got the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) World Championships off to the perfect starts for hosts Germany, securing men’s team relay gold in front their home crowd at Berlin’s Olympic Park.