Russia's weightlifters have been banned from competing at the Olympic Games here, it was announced today.
Liu Hong, the world 20 kilometres race walking champion and Olympic gold medal favourite, has been cleared to compete at Rio 2016 after serving a ban of just one month following a failed drugs test in May.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has received more criticism in his native Germany after veteran official Hans Wilhelm Gäb claimed the organisation's reaction to Russian doping had "betrayed the ideals of sport".
An investigation has been opened after a small fire erupted in the Australian building in the Rio 2016 Athletes' Village here today.
Withdrawal of top golfers from Rio 2016 has "taken away some of gloss" admits IGF executive director
Some of the prestige of the first Olympic golf tournament for 112 years has been dented by the decision of so many of the world's top male players to miss the event, a leading official has admitted.
Chinese nationals have been warned to tighten their security here after reportedly being involved in several incidents following their arrival this week, including one bizarre robbery involving athlete Shi Dongpeng.
Nigeria women's 4x400 metres relay team have lost their place at the Olympic Games here after a member of their team positive for banned drugs for the second in her career, it has been reported.
An appeal launched by the Asian Shooting Confederation (ASC), the Kuwait Shooting Federation (KSF) and three Kuwaiti competitors after last year’s Asian Championships in the country was stripped of its Olympic qualification status has been dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Hosting major sporting events has contributed more than £1.6 billion ($2.1 billion/€1.9 billion) to London’s economy since the city staged the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a rnew eport published by London & Partners has revealed.
The official logo and mascots for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta have been unveiled during a ceremony at the host city’s Presidential Palace.
A special flagbearers jacket and official uniforms for the Opening Ceremony of Rio 2016 next week have been unveiled today by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) in conjunction with fashion giants Ralph Lauren.
Adding beach volleyball to the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast will cost the Organising Committee around AUD$20 million (£11.5 million/$15 million/€13.5 million), chief executive Mark Peters has claimed.
Daiwa House Industry has become the latest official partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it has been announced today.
Paris airport authority manager Groupe ADP has signed on as an official supplier of the French capital’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was announced today.
FIFA Council member Wolfgang Niersbach will appeal the one-year ban he received from the governing body’s Ethics Committee for failing to report possible misconduct as part of an investigation into the 2006 World Cup in Germany.