Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Alexander Zhukov has been invited to take part in a meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) tomorrow when it will be decided whether to enforce a complete Rio 2016 ban on the country due to widespread doping offences.
Eleventh suspect linked with Rio 2016 terror plot hands himself into police as fears of "lone wolf" attacks grow
An eleventh suspect linked with a potential terrorist plot at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has handed himself into police as authorities warned of “lone wolf” attacks in the wake of a number of incidents across Europe.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has opted to postpone "indefinitely" their Under-18 European Championship due to political instability in host nation Turkey.
Samples given by athletes who compete in International Skating Union (ISU) events can now be stored for up to ten years and reanalysed at any time after the governing body strengthened its anti-doping policy in the wake of the damning McLaren Report.
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has launched a social media campaign to try and get the world talking about the sport ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.
The seedings for the Rio 2016 badminton tournaments have been confirmed ahead of the Olympic draw on Tuesday (July 26).
Alphonso Bridgewater has been re-elected as President of the Association of National Olympic Committees of the Eastern Caribbean States (ANOCES) Executive Committee.
Russia could miss the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) opened suspension proceedings against the country today.
Twenty-three medallists among 45 positives announced by IOC after second wave of Beijing and London retests
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have revealed that 30 athletes from Beijing 2008 and 15 from London 2012 have tested positive in the second wave of doping retests from the last two Summer Olympic Games.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) may draw on its newly-gathered investigations fund to enable Richard McLaren’s work to continue, Olivier Niggli, director general, has told insidethegames, insisting: “We’ll find the money”.
Russia's double Olympic pole vault gold medallist and world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva believes she has virtually no chance of being elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission after she was barred from competing at Rio 2016.
Former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev has made a personal plea to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach as Russia faces a total ban from the Rio 2016 Games.
Rio 2016 organisers said football, beach volleyball, basketball, tennis and athletics tickets proved to be the most in-demand, after putting a final batch of 100,000 on sale.
Turkish weightlifter Sibel Özkan has been disqualified retroactively from the Beijing 2008 Olympics and ordered to return the silver medal she won at the Games after re-analysis of her samples revealed banned substance stanozolol.
Rome 2024 director general Diana Bianchedi has reiterated the Italian capital's desire to use the Tor Vergata area for the Athletes’ Village for the Olympic Games.