Tetyana Shmyrko, a three-time winner of the Osaka International Ladies Marathon, has been suspended for four years for the Ukrainian Athletics Federation (UAF), it has been announced.
Olympic Committee of Israel (OCI) chief executive Gili Lustig has met with Wilfried Lemke, the United Nations secretary general’s special adviser on sport for development and peace (UNOSPDP), to promote sport as a catalyst for peace-building and reconciliation.
USA Boxing has announced the 69-strong line-up for the United States men’s boxing Rio 2016 Olympic Trials, due to take place in Reno from December 7 to 12.
Michel Platini is facing a lifetime ban from football due to the probe into a payment made to him by departing FIFA President Sepp Blatter, according to his lawyer.
The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has distanced itself from a public pledge of support for Budapest's 2024 Olympic bid by a host of countries - and has said the backing won't influence voting IOC members.
The competition to select a new logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially opened today - with 10,000 entries expected.
America’s Jordan Spieth has stated that he views the Rio 2016 golf competition as a “fifth major” as the sport prepares to make its first appearance at the Olympics since 1904.
USA Weightlifting chief executive hopes 2015 World Championships will go down as "most memorable" in history
USA Weightlifting chief executive Michael Massik says the ultimate aim of the National Governing Body in preparing for the ongoing 2015 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here was to make them the "most memorable" of all time.
China is seeking help from the Czech Republic as it looks to improve at ice hockey and biathlon in the run-up to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Eight Rio 2016 qualification berths will be on offer in the men’s and women’s competitions when the Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships take place from November 26 to 29 in the Danish city of Odense.
World Cup winners the United States have been drawn into Group A of the 2016 Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship as they prepare to begin their defence of the Olympic title.
Italian classical tenor Andrea Bocelli has been announced as the latest International Judo Federation (IJF) Ambassador.
Kazak capitalises on Olympic champion's collapse to claim double gold at 2015 World Weightlifting Championships
Kazakhstan’s Nijat Rahimov took advantage of the failure of China’s Xiaojun Lü to lift in the clean and jerk to claim double gold in the men’s 77 kilogram category on a dramatic day at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here.
Denmark’s women suffered their first loss at the Le Gruyere European Curling Championships in Esbjerg with the hosts falling to an 8-5 defeat against Norway.