Rome’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games has moved a further step closer to being officially scrapped after the City Council voted in favour of backing Mayor Virginia Raggi’s decision not to support it.
A review commissioned by the Tokyo Government has predicted that total costs for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games could exceed 3 trillion yen (£22 billion/$30 billion/€26 billion) unless drastic changes are made.
Nineteen winners of the Winter Olympic Torch Relay idea contest have been unveiled by Pyeongchang 2018 organisers in a special ceremony.
Los Angeles 2024 celebrate successful Olympic Village "dress rehearsal" as students move into UCLA campus
Los Angeles 2024 have released a video of 12,800 new students moving into University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) accommodation over a single weekend, in a bid to highlight the ability to use the facilities as an Athletes’ Village for the Olympic Games.
Equestrian rider Hugo Valdés Barros has died after falling from his horse at an international endurance event in Llay-Llay in his native country Chile, it has been announced.
The World Rowing Federation (FISA) have agreed a four-year renewal of their partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which covers media rights for their premier competitions.
United World Wrestling (UWW) has confirmed that all future senior-level Greco-Roman competitions will no longer feature forced par-terre as part of the general match structure.
The International Fencing Federation (FIE) has informed all National Federations of a new rule in sabre competition that will be tested through to the end of this year.
International Weightlifting Federation wins SportsTravel award for 2015 World Championships in Houston
The 2015 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Houston has been named the 2016 SportsTravel Best Amateur Single-Sport Event of the Year.
Idriss Moussa Yousef produced a pacing masterclass to win on a day of brutal cross-country action in soaring heat at the Asian Beach Games here this morning.
Europe will be aiming to win its fourth consecutive Ryder Cup title when the 41st edition of the tournament gets underway tomorrow at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszú will look to continue her impressive start to the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Cup season tomorrow when stage four gets underway in Beijing.
Turin 2006 Olympic gold medallist Anja Schneiderheinze has announced her retirement from bobsleigh, as the German star is expecting a baby.
The Canadian luge team’s helmets, designed as part of a nationwide campaign to prevent serious head and brain injuries, are now up for sale via an online auction.
Petr Honzl, the former President of the Czech Ski Association and of the Czech Cross-Country Skiing Board, has died aged 72 after a long illness.