Bernard Lapasset, co-chairman of the Paris 2024 bid, says the proposed development of the Roland Garros tennis arena - including a roof on the Philippe Chatrier court and a replacement for the current No1 court - is not crucial to the bid’s chances, adding: “We don’t need it.”
IPC President predicts Rio 2016 will continue Paralympic momentum after total ticket numbers reduced
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven is confident all tickets for the Rio 2016 Paralympics will be sold with 100 days-to-go, despite only a third of a revised sales figure having been bought to date.
Basketball superstar Pau Gasol has become the latest high-profile athlete to consider withdrawing from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games due to fears surrounding Zika virus.
FIFA director of legal affairs Marco Villiger and former Croatia international Zvonimir Boban have been appointed as new secretary general Fatma Samoura Diouf’s deputies as part of a restructure within the top brass at the governing body.
Gold Coast 2018 have honoured late Australian distance running legend Ron Clarke by naming their Ashmore headquarters after him at a special ceremony held today.
Naples has been announced as hosts of the 2019 Summer Universiade following a vote by the International University Sports Federation (FISU).
Paralympic and world long jump champion Markus Rehm has “not given up hope” of competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after a study into whether his prosthetic blades give him an advantage returned inconclusive results.
Pyeongchang 2018 partner Tobacco Free Sports scheme to create cleaner Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games
Advertising of tobacco-related items at Pyeongchang 2018 competition venues has been banned after the Organising Committee joined the Tobacco Free Sports initiative.
A hazelnut dressed in a Roman helmet called Tarracus has been unveiled as the mascot for the 2017 Mediterranean Games in Tarragona.
An entire day’s play has been cancelled at the French Open for the first time in 16 years following torrential downpours at Roland Garros.
The Women’s Final Olympic Qualification Group C event for Pyeongchang 2018 will be held in the Swiss town of Arosa in February, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has announced.
Chocolate giants Cadbury’s will release a special edition of their famous Mini Eggs product in July in a bid to raise funds for the British Paralympic Association’s (BPA) “Supercharge ParalympicsGB” campaign ahead of Rio 2016.
Zimbabwe’s Sport and Recreation Minister Makhosini Hlongwane has praised the work of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) in helping to prepare African athletes for this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
An annual Leaders’ Seminar will be held by the International Ski Federation (FIS) for developing ski nations during next month's 50th FIS Congress week in Cancun.
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has claimed it would be “delusional” to say that the London 2012 Olympic Games were the "dirtiest" in history.