Australian golfer Marc Leishman has opted to withdraw from consideration for selection for this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro due to fears over the Zika virus.
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has been named a goodwill ambassador of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for Rio 2016 amid the controversy surrounding Bollywood star Salman Khan’s appointment.
Voting power of large nations within the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) was reduced at the body's Extraordinary General Assembly here today, while a controversial proposal to drastically decrease the number of people eligible to stand for the Presidency was abandoned.
Elections to select the next President and Executive Committee of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) could be delayed until early next year due to logistical factors, it emerged after lengthy discussion on the issue at today's Extraordinary General Assembly.
A Commission is to be set up by the Rio de Janeiro City Council to investigate whether construction projects associated with the Olympic and Paralympic Games were tarnished by corruption, it has been announced.
Pyeongchang 2018 has officially nominated Lee Hee-beom as its new President after Cho Yang-ho's shock resignation.
Puerto Rico Olympic Committee (COPUR) President Sara Rosario Vélez has been elected onto the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Executive Council as a representative of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO).
Disgraced official Jeffrey Webb is facing a lifetime ban from football after FIFA's Ethics Committee opened proceedings against him.
The headquarters of the French Tennis Federation (FFT) and the home of its President Jean Gachassin have been raided as part of an investigation into allegations of ticket trafficking.
The Euroleague has offered an olive branch to the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) as efforts to heal the rift in the sport continue.
Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt is among the many sporting stars who are supporting a new campaign launched here today aimed at protecting children from exploitation and abuse around this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
World Sailing has awarded the 2016 Youth Sailing World Championships to Auckland in New Zealand after the withdrawal of Oman.
The International Judo Federation's (IJF) award-winning development project in the Kilis refugee camps on the Syrian/Turkish border has been featured in the governing body's latest #JudoForTheWorld video.
The 2015 World Gymnastics Championships have caused a dramatic increase in the sport’s participation levels in host city Glasgow, it has been claimed.
The historic Badminton Horse Trials begin tomorrow with a star-studded entry list in the Olympic year.