Rome 2024 appear to have thrown in the towel in their desperate attempt to keep their Olympic and Paralympic dream alive after bid leader Luca Cordero di Montezemolo admitted the attempt was "closed" today.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission chair Angela Ruggiero has said the body "strongly condemns" the cyber-attack that led to the publication of athletes’ confidential medical information from the ADAMS (Anti-Doping Administration & Management System) run by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and welcomes any input or suggestions by elite athletes in advance of next week’s Olympic Summit in Lausanne.
Los Angeles' political authorites have given another endorsement for the city's Olympic and Paralympic bid by approving all the guarantees vital for the second stage of their candidature.
Children’s rights organisation Terre des Hommes have claimed the Rio 2016 Olympic Games had a "devastating impact" on thousands of young people.
Issa Hayatou has received a boost in his bid to extend his 28-year long stay as President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after the continental governing body’s Extraordinary General Assembly upheld a contentious statute that hands him a significant advantage.
Soccerex founder Duncan Revie, the son of former England and Leeds United manager Don, has died at the age of 62.
Thailand and China took the final two gold medals on the Asian Beach Games rowing programme in what proved a bittersweet day for the Vietnamese hosts.
The International Ski Federation (FIS) have conducted a final inspection in St Moritz as the Swiss resort prepares to stage the 2017 Alpine World Ski Championships.
The host nation will be aiming to win all five titles at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Victor Korea Open after ensuring a presence in every final in Seoul today.
Hockey Canada has announced that Quebec City will host the 2017 National Women’s Under-18 Championship.
British curler Anna Sloan is on course to return to action this month as she battles back from a cruciate ligament injury.
Rio 2016 Paralympic gold medallists headline the list of entries for this year's International Tennis Federation (ITF) Doubles Masters, which will be held in Mission Viejo in California next month.
A reception for Serbia's Paralympians was held in Belgrade after the country's team brought home nine medals from Rio 2016.
Tomakomai has been announced as the host of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships B-Pool, with teams looking to boost their chances of competing at Pyeongchang 2018.
Ed Barney has been appointed as performance director at Great Britain Hockey as the organisation attempts to build on the success of their women’s team at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.