US anti-doping chief calls for Russia to be banned from all international sport if Sochi 2014 allegations proven
United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief executive Travis Tygart has called for Russia to be "indefinitely" banned from all international sporting competition if doping allegations surrounding the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics are proven.
Spanish hurdler Josephine Onyia is reportedly the 15th named athlete to have tested positive after re-analysis of Beijing 2008 doping samples as she becomes implicated in the fifth drugs scandal of her career.
Confidence has been expressed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that a solution will be found guaranteeing the participation of National Hockey League (NHL) players at Pyeongchang 2018.
Japanese Olympic Committee investigation team to hold first meeting on controversial Tokyo 2020 payment
A three-strong investigation team probing the controversial payment made by Tokyo 2020 to Singapore-based Black Tidings has been established by the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and are due to hold their first meeting tomorrow.
Parts of the Rio de Janeiro subway network are set to be open until either 1 or 2 o'clock in the morning during the Olympic and Paralympic Games in a move designed to ease concerns over the city transport system.
Maria Sharapova has been named in a four-strong Russian squad for the Rio 2016 Olympic women's singles today despite being currently suspended from participating due to her meldonium doping failure.
Former England men’s rugby head coach Stuart Lancaster has been announced as one of three appointments to an expert panel which will lead an independent review into the culture within British Cycling’s World Class Programme.
Technology giants Fujitsu have teamed up with the Japan Gymnastics Association (JGA) to conduct research into potentially using robots to help with scoring in the sport which could then appear at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Irish swimmer Fiona Doyle has vowed to “take the risk” of contracting the Zika virus at Rio 2016 despite wanting to to have children as she does not want to miss out on making her first-ever Olympic Games appearance.
James Carr has been appointed as the head of administration and projects at the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF).
Djokovic calls for ranking points to be available at Olympic Games as top-ranked American withdraws from Rio 2016
World number one Novak Djokovic has called for ranking points to be available at future Olympic tennis tournaments, describing the competition as “like a fifth Grand Slam”.
Defending champions Canada will take on Finland in a repeat of this year’s final at the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships after they were drawn together in Group B.
World Karate Federation open potential Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification process to every athlete in the world
Every karateka across the globe will be able to compete in the Olympic qualification process should the sport get the nod for inclusion at Tokyo 2020, the World Karate Federation (WKF) has announced.
Trump Tower or the New York City Mayor's Office are considered among likely locatons for September's World Championship, according to International Chess Federation (FIDE) President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.