Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes has belatedly delivered the Olympic Velodrome to Rio 2016 chief Carlos Nuzman, although work on the facility remains ongoing ahead of the Olympic Games.
Spanish basketball star Gasol confirms Rio 2016 participation as Jamaican sprinter reveals he has Zika
Spanish basketball star Pau Gasol has confirmed he will represent his country at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games despite initially admitting he was considering withdrawing from the event due to fears over the Zika virus.
British world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has denied claims of taking performance enhancing drugs after it was claimed the boxer was being investigated by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD).
A coastal bike route close to the Olympic Park in Barra de Tijuca is still due to open in time for Rio 2016 despite the partial collapse which caused two deaths earlier this year.
Ousted Argentine Football Association President attacks FIFA for taking over crisis-hit organisation
Argentine Football Association (AFA) President Luis Segura has launched a scathing attack on FIFA after world football’s governing body removed him from his position and established a Normalisation Committee to run the scandal-hit organisation.
United States' women's swimming coach David Marsh has described doping as the "biggest threat" to Americans hoping to win medals in the pool at Rio 2016.
A "Team Up" initiative bringing together the upcoming women's World Cups in cricket, hockey and netball has been officially launched during the final day of the International Hockey Federation Champions Trophy here today.
Norway's biathlon legend Ole Einar Bjørndalen has vowed to focus on the World Cup series next season in a bid to pass 100 top-level victories after he abandoned his plans to retire from the sport.
Members of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) have been urged to rally behind Rio 2016 in the face of the multitude of problems facing Brazilian hosts by the body's Presidential contender.
A total of 150 delegates representing the 105 full, associate and affiliate members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) will begin a series of groundbreaking discussions when its Annual Conference gets underway in Edinburgh tomorrow.
Three-time Olympian Ivan Babikov has announced his retirement from cross-country skiing but the Russian-born Canadian is now set to take up a coaching position within Cross Country Ski de Fond Canada.
World Curling Federation (WCF) President Kate Caithness has inducted Franco Zumofen of Italy into the Hall of Fame for his services to the sport.
Argentina secure record-breaking seventh FIH Champions Trophy crown with victory over The Netherlands
Argentina sealed a record-breaking seventh International Hockey Federation (FIH) women's Champions Trophy title and signalled their intentions ahead of Rio 2016 with a 2-1 victory against Olympic gold medallists The Netherlands here today.
Wayde Van Niekerk and Caster Semenya provided the expected victories at the African Athletics Championships in Durban to underline their soaring Rio 2016 ambitions and help the host nation to its eighth overall medal table victory and a share with Nigeria of the best ever record.
Krisztián Tóth delighted the home crowd and sent out a message to the rest of the men's under 90 kilograms field ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by striking gold at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Budapest Grand Prix at the László Papp Sportaréna.