The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has declined to impose a blanket ban on Russian athletes competing at next month’s Olympic Games after the Executive Board opted to defer the decision on the extent of participation of competitors from the scandal-hit nation at Rio 2016 to the International Federations (IFs).
Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova will not be able to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as a neutral athlete after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ethics Commission ruled her ineligible due to her long implication in a doping system.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive director for the Olympic Games Christophe Dubi has moved to allay fears over security at Rio 2016 by claiming the plans in place are “robust” enough to deal with any threat posed at the event.
Three stations on a bus-route connecting Rio de Janeiro's airport with the Olympic Park were briefly closed after a shoot-out between police and drug gangs.
Belarus threaten further legal action after CAS dismiss appeal against suspension from canoeing at Rio 2016
Belarus will not compete in the canoe and kayak events at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed their appeal against a one-year suspension imposed by the International Canoe Federation (ICF).
World Championships bronze medallist Narsingh Yadav of India could miss next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after he tested positive for a banned substance, according to the country’s National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
Medal presentations at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will feature three different types of music, depending on the "style" of the sport.
A man has been arrested in Brazil for trying to grab the Olympic Torch in São Paulo.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have named a 555 member team for the Rio 2016 Olympics as they seek to top the medal table for the second successive Summer Games.
A new six-hole format involving music and a shot clock, designed to increase the popularity of golf, is set to be introduced onto the European Tour, chief executive Keith Pelley has claimed.
The International Ski Federation (FIS) has paid tribute to its honorary member Jan Mraz, who has passed away.
Slovenian ice hockey legend Tomaz Razingar has officially retired from the sport.
The International Skating Union (ISU) has opted to hold a course for speed skating referees ahead of the new season.
The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) has congratulated 14-year-old Ntando Mahlangu after he was selected on South Africa’s team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Russian track and field athletes have a "less than one per cent" chance of appearing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and are preparing for their own competition instead, the country's Sports Minister has claimed.