By Duncan Mackay, Nick Butler, Liam Morgan and Philip Barker in Lillehammer
Exclusive: Paris Mayor cancels trip to Lillehammer to promote 2024 Olympic bid after warning from IOC
Paris' Mayor Anne Hidalgo has been forced to cancel plans to travel here for the Winter Youth Olympic Games to promote the French capital's campaign to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics because she was warned she would have been in breach of strict rules on bidding.
Russian report finds "not single piece of evidence" Government were involved in state-supported doping
There is no evidence to support the conclusion published in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission report last year that the Russian Government was involved in providing support for its athletes to take banned-performance drugs, the country's Prosecutor-General’s office has found.
International Olympic Commiittee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has expressed surprise over criticism from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission of the anti-doping facilities at the Sochi 2014, claiming all the reports compiled following the Games did not flag up any problems.
Former FIFA secretary general Jérôme Valcke has been banned from all footballing activity for 12 years, the Adjudicatory Chamber of the Ethics Committee announced today.
An Independent Review Panel (IRP) has been established to investigate "thoroughly" the allegations of corruption in international professional tennis and the effectiveness of existing anti-corruption practices and procedures.
The second edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games officially began with an innovative yet nostalgic Opening Ceremony in sub-zero freezing temperatures which was not afraid to stray from the traditional here tonight.
Ukrainian biathlete suspended after testing positive for drug only added to banned list at start of year
Ukrainia's Olga Abramova has been provisionally suspended by the International Biathlon Union (IBU) after failing a drug test for a banned substance that was only added to the banned list at the start of 2016.
Former Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) secretary general Arthur Tunstall has died at the age of 93, it has been announced.
China's Yu Xiaohan, has received a seven-month suspension from the Badminton World Federation (BWF) after testing positive for a banned performance-enhancing drug.
Russia's Denis Yuskov became the first man to claim three successive 1500 metres titles today at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships in Kolomna.
Cameroon beat Tunisia in five-set thriller at Women's African Olympic Volleyball Qualification tournament
Hosts Cameroon survived a major scare in their opening match of the Women’s African Olympic Volleyball Qualification tournament in Yaoundé, losing a 2-0 lead before eventually recovering in the tie-break for a 3-2 win over Tunisia.
Czech Republic’s Gabriela Soukalová made it two wins in as many days at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup in Presque Isle, claiming victory in the women’s 10 kilometres pursuit.
Germany’s Anja Schneiderheinze is well on course for a gold medal after the first two heats of the Women’s World Bobsleigh Championships in Innsbruck in Austria.
Australia secure two Olympic quota places on successful day for hosts at Oceania Canoe Sprint Championships
Australia's Alyssa Bull and Alyce Burnett rounded off a successful opening day of racing for the hosts at the Oceania Canoe Sprint Championships in Adelaide, securing two Olympic quotas with victory in their K2 500 metres heat.