World number one Jason Day of Australia has provided the biggest blow yet to the Olympic golf tournament at Rio 2016 after he announced he will not compete due to concerns over the Zika virus.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended the accreditation of the Athletes’ Anti-Doping Laboratory in Almaty in Kazakhstan for a period of four months, it was announced today.
The Torch Relay for Rio 2016 has encountered further problems after a man attempted to throw a bucket of water on the Olympic Flame as it continued its journey through the Brazilian town of Maracaju.
International Cycling Union (UCI) track and Para-cycling manager Gilles Peruzzi has claimed there has been “great progress” at the Olympic Velodrome in Rio de Janeiro after a low-key test event was held at the venue.
Representatives from Pyeongchang 2018, Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 have held a teleconference to discuss further cooperation between the host cities of the next three Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Paris' efforts to secure the hosting rights to the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games have received support from international airliner Air France, which has today become the official supplier of the bid.
Los Angeles 2024 claim their bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games has the support of “all major United States cities” after the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) declared their backing for their attempt at bringing to the event to the country for the first time in 28 years.
British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith and Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead have helped to launch a volunteering programme for the World Athletics Championships here next year.
Doctor Anita Green has been appointed as chief medical officer of 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, was announced today.
Turin 2006 Olympic gold medallist Oh Se-jong has been killed in a motorcycle accident in Seoul at the age of 33.
Two members of the United States’ London 2012 gold medal-winning men’s basketball team have been included in the country’s Rio 2016 squad as they look to claim a third consecutive Olympic title.
Hosts and defending champions France will take on the strong challenge of Poland in the group stage of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Men’s World Championship in 2017 after the draw was conducted.
China have launched a bid to stage the Women's World Team Squash Championship in 2018 with the city of Dalian having been put forward.
Gernot Mittendorfer has replaced Dieter Kalt as President of the Austrian Ice Hockey Federation (OEHV) at its 71st General Assembly in Velden am Worthersee.
Switzerland's Jolanda Neff will seek to claim her second world title in as many weeks when she competes at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Mountain Bike World Championships at Nove Mesto na Morave in the Czech Republic.