Construction on Japan’s National Stadium is due to begin in December after the Government today approved a contract with a joint venture to build the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games venue.
Birmingham is joining the bidding to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games, which it hopes will give a £390 million ($505 million/€452,000) boost to the city's economy.
Tighter regulations on the use of asthma drugs are among changes to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) List of Prohibited Substances and Methods for 2017.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and Chinese company Wanda have announced a new agreement for the media and sponsorship rights of the governing body's major events.
Exclusive: Pound doubtful Olympic Summit of "usual suspects" will fully solve global anti-doping problems
Veteran sports official Richard Pound has slammed World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) critics who have "no connection" with the organisation before admitting he has "little faith" in the value of recommendations made at next week's Olympic Summit in Lausanne because of a lack of "diversity" among attendees.
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.