The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has opted not to impose a blanket ban on all Russian athletes from next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, despite the country's doping crisis.
Major issues with the Rio 2016 Olympic Village have been revealed less than a fortnight before the start of the Games - with some athletes facing turning up to find their accommodation not ready.
International Federations will "pull out all the stops" claims IOC Executive Board member as criticism on Russia decision mounts
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member Patrick Hickey insists the International Federations (IFs) will “pull out all the stops” in assessing whether Russian athletes can compete at Rio 2016 amid a backlash of criticism towards the organisation for their decision not to impose a blanket ban on the country.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has claimed the country will “do everything to fight for the integrity and cleanliness of sport” after avoiding a blanket ban from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova will not be able to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as a neutral athlete after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ethics Commission ruled her ineligible due to her "long implication in a doping system".
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has offered his support to the International Federations (IFs) who are currently weighing up whether to follow their lead in banning Russian athletes from competing at Rio 2016.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive director for the Olympic Games Christophe Dubi has moved to allay fears over security at Rio 2016 by claiming the plans in place are “robust” enough to deal with any threat posed at the event.
Three stations on a bus-route connecting Rio de Janeiro's airport with the Olympic Park were briefly closed after a shoot-out between police and drug gangs.
Belarus threaten further legal action after CAS dismiss appeal against suspension from canoeing at Rio 2016
Belarus will not compete in the canoe and kayak events at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed their appeal against a one-year suspension imposed by the International Canoe Federation (ICF).
World Championships bronze medallist Narsingh Yadav of India could miss next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after he tested positive for a banned substance, according to the country’s National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
Medal presentations at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will feature three different types of music, depending on the "style" of the sport.
A man has been arrested in Brazil for trying to grab the Olympic Torch in São Paulo.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have named a 555 member team for the Rio 2016 Olympics as they seek to top the medal table for the second successive Summer Games.
A new six-hole format involving music and a shot clock, designed to increase the popularity of golf, is set to be introduced onto the European Tour, chief executive Keith Pelley has claimed.
Britain’s Chris Froome sealed his third Tour de France title after finishing safely on the final stage of the race, with Germany’s André Greipel powering to victory in the final sprint.