Gender equality has been achieved in weightlifting after the total number of female bodyweight categories was officially increased to eight at a meeting in Beijing.
Ashgabat in Turkmenistan is set to host its second Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly in three years after being named as host for the 2017 event.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach believes clear criteria clarifying who is responsible for compliance issues must be introduced amid changes to the global anti-doping landscape.
Nagoya and Aichi in Japan were officially awarded the 2026 Asian Games at today's Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly after a presentation which included a rendition of an Elvis Presley classic.
Skateboarding has been added to the programme for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palambang following a late agreement between organisers and members of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Coordination Commission.
Minsk has been awarded the 2019 European Figure Skating Championships, it has been announced.
Dutch cycling star Tom Dumoulin has claimed the use of therapeutic use exemptions (TUE) by Sir Bradley Wiggins "stinks" and that use of them is "like cheating".
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced that the inaugural Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award will be presented posthumously to Olympic champion and boxing legend Muhammad Ali.
Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele won the Berlin Marathon today with the second quickest time in history but was left disappointed that he did not add another world record to his collection.
Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei won the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Japan Super Series title for the sixth time in his career after getting the better of Denmark's Jan Ø. Jørgensen at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
Paralympic athletes will be eligible for India's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in future after being overlooked for this year's prize.
Canadian Paralympians were welcomed back from Rio 2016 in seven cities across the country after a 29-medal haul in Brazil.
A proposal for a single governing body for ice hockey in the United Kingdom has received an encouraging response, it has been claimed.
Thailand's Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has revealed his delight at the success of the nation's athletes at the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympic Games.
International Cricket Council sign marketing deal aimed at boosting associate and affiliate countries
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has signed a deal with CSM Sport & Entertainment as part of a bid to enhance the commercial performance of associate and affiliate countries (AMs).