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.
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.
Rio 2016 have sought to ease concerns over the progress of the Olympic Velodrome by staging an "informal test" at the venue.
Banned UEFA President Michel Platini was in confident mood as his attempt to overturn his six year ban from football was heard at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne today.
British Rowing chair Annamarie Phelps has been appointed as the head of a jointly commissioned independent review into British Cycling’s world class programme.
Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Alexander Zhukov has urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to grant special permission for Crimean-born javelin thrower Vera Rebrik to switch nationality from Ukraine to Russia in time for Rio 2016, it has been reported.
Two venues under construction for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics are to be maintained rather than demolished after the Games, it has been announced following a meeting chaired by South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-Ahn today.
Melbourne has been announced as the replacement host of the 2016 Sailing World Cup Final, with competition to take place at the St Kilda Sailing Precinct.
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.
Engaging with the public and increasing ticket sales are seen as key aims for organisers of the 2017 International Ski Federation (FIS) Nordic World Championships in Lahti.
The uniform which will be worn by American rowers at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been unveiled by custom apparel manufacturers Boathouse Sports.
Hosts Brazil will begin the defence of their blind football five-a-side Paralympic title with group matches against continental champions Morocco, Turkey and Iran after the draw took place at Rio 2016’s headquarters.
The top two players in women's squash will meet in the World Championship final after both came through their semi-finals in Kuala Lumpur today.
South Korea overcome surprise British challenge to reach men's recurve final at Archery World Cup in Shanghai
South Korea held off a surprise challenge from Britain to book their place in the men’s recurve team final at the Archery World Cup in Shanghai in China today.