Los Angeles has officially launched its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games today following a unanimous vote by the LA City Council in support of the city’s attempt to bring the Summer Games back to the United States for the first time in 28 years.
Tokyo 2020's Executive Committee has taken the decision to scrap the Olympic and Paralympic emblem designed by Kenjiro Sano and conduct a Japan-wide competition for a new design in the wake of plagiarism allegations.
Rio 2016 President claims health of athletes "number one priority" amid fears of water quality at sailing venue
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman claims water in the Guanabara Bay sailing venue will be "totally clean" by the end of this year, although he stopped short of fully guaranteeing that not a single athlete will become ill during next year's Olympics and Paralympics.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach will head the guest-list at the inaugural World Olympians Forum (WOF) due to be held in Moscow next month.
Louise Martin's campaign to unseat Prince Imran as President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is gathering momentum here but most people still believe tomorrow's election is too close to call.
Michele Ferrari, the former physician of Lance Armstrong, has been called to give evidence to the Italian National Olympic Committee's (CONI) anti-doping prosecutor for allegedly aiding the illegal doping of a biathlete.
Reigning world champions the United States eased to a straight-sets victory against Cuba at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women’s World Cup to ensure their place at the top of the standings going into the third round of play.
It was a day of second chances at the World Rowing Championships in France today – with repechage races in a number of disciplines giving crews another opportunity to progress in the competition and keep their hopes of qualifying for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro alive.
Uzbekistan achieved a perfect set of results on day seven of the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships in Bangkok, winning all five of their quarter-final bouts.
The Netherlands' women thrash Turkey to continue fine start in European Wheelchair Basketball Championships
The Netherlands' women enjoyed a thumping victory at the European Wheelchair Basketball Championships to maintain their 100 per cent record in the competition.
Laurence Whiteley and Lauren Rowles secured a Rio 2016 Paralympic quota place for Great Britain today after winning their repechage at the World Championships in Aiguebelette.
Raneem El Welily is the new women's squash world number one after bringing to an end Nicol David's incredible nine year run at the top of the pile.
Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR) has rolled out wheelchair rugby’s first-ever youth programme as part of an initiative to get young people engaged with the sport.
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has reported a deficit of more than £3 million ($4.5 million/€4 million) for its financial year ended 31 March 2015.
Sebastian Coe has appointed Sergey Bubka, the man he defeated to become the new President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), as the world governing body's senior vice-president.