The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory in Rio de Janeiro just 42 days before the start of this year's Olympic Games.
Olivier Niggli, incoming director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), is aiming to finalise a policy on working with whistleblowers, such as the Stepanovs and former Moscow laboratory chief Grigory Rodchenkov, before the end of the year.
Rio 2016 officially unveil Athletes' Village for Olympic and Paralympic Games as basketball star named Mayor
Rio 2016 has officially unveiled the Athletes’ Village for this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games ahead of the first athlete arrivals next month.
International Weightlifting Federation Congress officially endorses addition of eighth women's bodyweight category
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Congress has voted unanimously here today to introduce an additional bodyweight category for women, equalling the eight already existing for men.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that Belarusian, Kazakhstani and Russian weightlifters could be banned from this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Tokyo 2020 has unveiled its first batch of official merchandise for the Olympic Games, with 15 of the 26 product lines selling out in the online shop on the opening day of sales.
Outgoing FIH chief executive defends decision to axe Champions Trophy as part of competition reshuffle
Outgoing International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief executive Kelly Fairweather has defended the axing of the Champions Trophy event as part of the organisation’s extensive competition reshuffle, insisting the new calendar will help take the sport “to the next level”.
A special event attended by 500 youngsters jointly hosted by Los Angeles 2024 and the LA 1984 Foundation has been held at the Memorial Coliseum to mark Olympic Day.
Three-time Olympic champion Jin Jong-oh of South Korea added to his growing collection of gold medals with victory in the men’s 50 metres pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup at the Baku Olympic Shooting Range.
Defending champions Serbia progressed to the penultimate round of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) men’s Water Polo World League Super Final after easing to victory against Japan.
New Zealand remain at the top of the medals table after winning six out of nine events on the final day of Oceania Swimming Championships pool action at the Damodar Aquatic Centre in Suva.
Spain women’s captain Elisabet Martinez is hoping her side can follow in the footsteps of the nation’s men’s team and secure a place at Rio 2016 at the upcoming Olympic Repechage tournament at the UCD Bowl in Dublin.
A record number of athletes will compete at this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the sport’s governing body has announced following the confirmation of the qualified judokas.
Russian Nordic skier Nikolay Polukhin tested positive for meldonium in February but will not serve a ban as only a minute trace of the substance was found in his sample, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced.
The first World Bobsleigh and Skeleton Championships to be held in Russia will take place at the Sliding Center Sanki in Sochi next year between February 13 and 26, it was announced today.