The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have announced that an emergency fund of $2 million (£1.3 million/€1.8 million) will be made available to National Olympic Committees to fund programmes aimed at helping refugees.
Gunmen wearing military uniforms have kidnapped 18 Turkish citizens working on the construction of a football stadium in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
Teams are continuing to arrive here in the Samoan capital ahead of the 5th edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games, which begin with the Opening Ceremony tomorrow and run through to September 11.
The 11th edition of the All-Africa Games are due to open today in the Republic of Congo's capital Brazzaville.
Pentathlon GB have announced the departure of their chief executive Nigel Laughton less than a year after he took the position.
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) has rejected reports that Billy Walsh, head coach of the IABA High Performance Unit, has tendered his resignation ahead of a potential move to take charge of the United States’ women’s team.
United World Wrestling (UWW) will deliver a high-definition live stream of every match from next week’s World Championships in Las Vegas, it has been announced.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) TOP sponsor Atos has announced the cloud IT infrastructure which will be used for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and at future Games has been delivered by Canopy in collaboration with Atos’ strategic partner EMC Corporation.
Sweden and Scotland are going head to head for the right to host the 2019 edition of the Solheim Cup, with the final stage of the bidding process set to get underway.
Hosts China will face defending champions Japan in the final of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Women's Championship.
The 2016 US Paralympic Team Trials marathon will take place on the streets of Chicago on October 11, it has been announced, as the United States’ top athletes vie for Rio 2016 selection.
I would never do something to endanger Los Angeles' fiscal health, says city's Mayor on back of 2024 Olympic bid launch
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti insists he would never do something to endanger the fiscal health of the city having endorsed its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games earlier this week.
French Olympic Committee launch promotional drive aimed at boosting public support of Paris 2024 bid
The French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF) are inviting the public to show their support for Paris' 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games bid by taking part in a crowdfunding campaign titled “Je rêve des Jeux”.
Tokyo 2020 has confirmed it will consider easing the submission rules for the Japan-wide competition to select a new logo for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Committee established in the wake of the corruption claims which rocked football's governing body FIFA has made "important steps" towards delivering reforms, according to its chairman.