A petition has been set-up calling for the complete demolition of the elevated cycle path still due to be completed in time for Rio 2016 after its partial collapse led to the death of two people last week.
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki Moon joined International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to greet the Rio 2016 Olympic flame at the UN Headquarters in Geneva.
Rio 2016 have sought to ease concerns over the progress of the Olympic Velodrome by staging an "informal test" at the venue.
Italian basketball player Andrea Bargnani has featured in the latest promotional video for Rome's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
"Zika-proof" uniforms will be worn by the South Korean team at August's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in an attempt to protect athletes from the mosquito-borne virus.
The uniform which will be worn by American rowers at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been unveiled by custom apparel manufacturers Boathouse Sports.
Olympic champion ski jumper Severin Freund has undergone hip surgery and will be out of action for four months.
Plans to restrict how Federations competing in the inaugural European Championships in 2018 participate in other continental multisports events have been criticised today by European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Patrick Hickey, who claims they "cannot be held ransom by private commercial organisations".
New analysis by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has revealed that anti-doping authorities caught 13 per cent fewer drug cheats in 2014, in spite of analysing around 10,000 more samples than the previous year.
The main athletics track for the Rio 2016 Olympics has now been laid by Mondo following a series of delays, and everything is on target to meet the deadline of a test event due to be held from May 14 to 16.
The Rio 2016 flame is not yet quite on the way to Rio de Janeiro and will first visit Switzerland where it will be greeted at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva tomorrow before arriving at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.
International Cycling Union (UCI) World Tour team Orica-GreenEdge have taken “ full responsibility” for British cyclist Simon Yates failing an in-competition drug test after a stage of the Paris-Nice last month.
High ranking civil servant Sir Robin Young has been appointed co-chair of the Organising Committee for the London 2017 World Athletics Championships, it has been announced today.
Men’s pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie has claimed that Russia being banned from athletics competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games could be a good thing to help the sport resolve its "doping mess", but admits he has sympathy for clean athletes in the country.
Deputy Mayor of Paris, Jean-François Martins, has welcomed an agreement by Euro 2016 host cities, the French Government and UEFA to share the cost of security measures in the fan zones for the tournament.