Rome’s newly-elected Mayor Virginia Raggi is set to pull the plug on the city’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games as early as today, according to reports.
Rio 2016 Olympics Medal Table
Kuwait's Sheikh Talal Al Fahad has requested the Government's Public Sports Authority (PSA) refer him and two board members of the National Olympic Committee (KOC) and Football Association (KFA) to public prosecutors to meet charges of alleged financial violations.
The Head of the Republic of Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, has called for a competition for Russian Para-athletes to be held in the disputed territory next month following the country’s ban from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
An internal investigation looking into how Australian athletes were detained by police after attending a Rio 2016 basketball match has reportedly discovered that a further 80 athletes gained access to the game.
Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) President Pat Ryan has said there was "absolutely" no way that the two unnamed boxers under investigation for allegedly placing inappropriate bets during Rio 2016 didn’t know they were breaching rules.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has claimed Olympic football tournaments are a “sensitive issue” which he wishes to address with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Australians gather in Sydney to celebrate return of Rio 2016 Olympians as key sports official resigns
Hundreds of Australians gathered at the Sydney Opera House to welcome home their athletes who competed at the Rio 2016 Olympics, despite the country producing their worst performance at a Games for 24 years.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has today unveiled the Supporting Taekwondo Event Programme (STEP) as part of its ongoing commitment to reforming its bidding and event management process.
South Africa's Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has congratulated the country's athletes and the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) for their performance at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Police in Pakistan have confirmed that four Islamist militants, who were suspected of attacking the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009, have been killed in a shoot-out.
United States sprinter Ryan Bailey has become the latest athlete to switch to Winter sport following his impressive performance at a bobsleigh testing event.
Norway's Anders Fannemel and Japan's Taku Takeuchi were both victorious at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping Grand Prix in Hakuba.
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has confirmed the start-lists for the debut of Para-triathlon at the upcoming 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
Colombian coach Jesus Kerguelen, who has devoted much of his recent life to encouraging impaired youngsters in Córdoba to take up sports and lead healthy, productive and active lives, says he is hoping to see one of his pupils qualify for the Paralympic Games one day.
Germany produced a dominant display which saw them claim both the men's and women's team titles at the 2016 European Minigolf Championships at the VizelGolfe miniature golf course in Portugal.