Three rowers have been axed from Russia's team for Rio 2016 after failing to meet the strict criteria for eligibility installed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Rowing Federation (FISA) announced today following a meeting of their Executive Committee.
Seven Russian athletes have been banned from competing at next month’s Olympic Games by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in the wake of the International Olympic Committee’s decision not to impose a blanket ban on the nation.
Nuzman insists serious issues raised with Rio 2016 Athletes' Village will be resolved before Games begin
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman has insisted all of the issues with the Athletes’ Village will be “resolved” before the Games begin after a number of major problems were raised by those who arrived at the facility over the weekend.
Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova has asked the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to review the decision to ban her from next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Dmity Peskov, press secretary of Vladimir Putin, has welcomed the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to not implement a blanket ban on Russian athletes at Rio 2016 but revealed the President has no plans to attend the Opening Ceremony.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has criticised the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision not to impose a blanket ban on Russian athletes at Rio 2016 after they had called for the nation to be completely exiled from the Games in the wake of Richard McLaren’s report.
FIFA Council member Wolfsgang Niersbach has been banned for a year by the Ethics Committee for failing to report possible misconduct as part of an investigation into the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
Rome 2024 has announced that oil and gas company Eni has become an official partner of the Italian capital's bid for the Olympics and Paralympics, as the fight to keep the city in the race continues.
Tokyo 2020 has celebrated four years to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the 32nd Olympiad by holding an event at the Japanese capital’s Haneda Airport.
World Championship javelin silver medallist Ihab Abdelrahman has reportedly failed a doping test, which could rule the Egyptian athlete out of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
International Ice Hockey Federation yet to make decision on holding 2018 Under-18 World Championship in Russia
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President Rene Fasel has claimed that no decision is currently being taken on whether the Under-18 World Championships will be held in Russia in 2018.
A New Zealand jiu-jitsu athlete has claimed he was kidnapped in Rio de Janeiro, raising further security concerns ahead of next month’s Olympic Games.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has opened the official bid and host city selection process for its events from 2017 to 2021.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) have announced they have agreed in principle to establish a joint venture with Alisports to help increase global awareness of boxing.
Nigerian canoeist facing race against time to reach Rio 2016 after delayed flight leaves him stranded in Frankfurt
Nigerian canoe slalomist Johny Akinyemi is facing a race against time to make it to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games after a delayed flight left him stranded in Frankfurt.