Rome’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games has moved a further step closer to being officially scrapped after the City Council voted in favour of backing Mayor Virginia Raggi’s decision not to support it.
A review commissioned by the Tokyo Government has predicted that total costs for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games could exceed 3 trillion yen (£22 billion/$30 billion/€26 billion) unless drastic changes are made.
Nineteen winners of the Winter Olympic Torch Relay idea contest have been unveiled by Pyeongchang 2018 organisers in a special ceremony.
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law which would provide up to $250 million (£192 million/€222 million) in state financial support as part of Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Equestrian rider Hugo Valdés Barros has died after falling from his horse at an international endurance event in Llay-Llay in his native country Chile, it has been announced.
The World Rowing Federation (FISA) have agreed a four-year renewal of their partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which covers media rights for their premier competitions.
United World Wrestling (UWW) has confirmed that all future senior-level Greco-Roman competitions will no longer feature forced par-terre as part of the general match structure.
Key personnel will meet in Buenos Aires this weekend as the Argentinian Rugby Union (UAR) prepares to host a number of important World Rugby meetings.
The International Fencing Federation (FIE) has informed all National Federations of a new rule in sabre competition that will be tested through to the end of this year.
International Weightlifting Federation wins SportsTravel award for 2015 World Championships in Houston
The 2015 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Houston has been named the 2016 SportsTravel Best Amateur Single-Sport Event of the Year.
Idriss Moussa Yousef produced a pacing masterclass to win on a day of brutal cross-country action in soaring heat at the Asian Beach Games here this morning.
Europe will be aiming to win its fourth consecutive Ryder Cup title when the 41st edition of the tournament gets underway tomorrow at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszú will look to continue her impressive start to the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Cup season tomorrow when stage four gets underway in Beijing.
Lee Hyun Il delighted the home crowd at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Victor Korea Open after coming from behind to upset third seed Jan Ø. Jørgensen and reach the men's singles quarter-finals.
American Brady Ellison maintained his place at the top of the men’s recurve qualification standings after the second day of the World Archery Field Championships in Bray in Ireland.