World number one Jason Day of Australia has provided the biggest blow yet to the Olympic golf tournament at Rio 2016 after he announced he will not compete due to concerns over the Zika virus.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended the accreditation of the Athletes’ Anti-Doping Laboratory in Almaty in Kazakhstan for a period of four months, it was announced today.
The Torch Relay for Rio 2016 has encountered further problems after a man attempted to throw a bucket of water on the Olympic Flame as it continued its journey through the Brazilian town of Maracaju.
Paris' efforts to secure the hosting rights to the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games have received support from international airliner Air France, which has today become the official supplier of the bid.
British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith and Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead have helped to launch a volunteering programme for the World Athletics Championships here next year.
Doctor Anita Green has been appointed as chief medical officer of 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, was announced today.
Hosts and defending champions France will take on the strong challenge of Poland in the group stage of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Men’s World Championship in 2017 after the draw was conducted.
Gernot Mittendorfer has replaced Dieter Kalt as President of the Austrian Ice Hockey Federation (OEHV) at its 71st General Assembly in Velden am Worthersee.
Switzerland's Jolanda Neff will seek to claim her second world title in as many weeks when she competes at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Mountain Bike World Championships at Nove Mesto na Morave in the Czech Republic.
North Korea’s representatives for this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are among the leading names set to compete on home soil at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Pyongyang Open, due to begin tomorrow.
International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Under-23 World Games Organising Committee chairman Paul Zbožínek hopes the upcoming event in Prague will help generate excitement ahead of this year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
A nationwide programme designed to identify the British bobsleigh champions of the future has received another £10,000 ($13,000/€12,000) sponsorship boost from R&R Ice Cream.
Rio State Governor admits Olympics could be "big failure" if transport and security concerns not addressed
Rio de Janeiro interim State Governor Francisco Dornelles has admitted the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics could be a "big failure" if appropriate arrangements are not made regarding security and transport plans.
Russian Federal investigators have made a request the United States to allow them to question Grigory Rodchenkov as part of a criminal case opened against the former Moscow Laboratory chief, who has made allegations of state-sponsored doping surrounding the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Dutee Chand has become the first Indian women’s 100 metres runner to qualify for the Olympic Games since Moscow 1980.