South Africa's Lee-Anne Pace has become the first female golfer to withdraw from the Olympic Games tournament at Rio 2016 due to concerns over the Zika virus.
Olympic Tripartite Commission designates women's boxing Rio 2016 quota places to Central African Republic, Micronesia and Panama
The Olympic Tripartite Commission has awarded quota places for the Rio 2016 women’s boxing competition to Central African Republic, Federated States of Micronesia and Panama in the 51 kilograms, 60kg and 75kg categories respectively, it has been announced.
Hayward Field in Eugene in Oregon is an arena awaiting drama right now as the best of United States’ athletes prepare for the sudden-death phenomenon of the Olympic Track and Field Trials, which are due to start tomorrow.
Rio police hold up signs welcoming tourists "to hell" as strikes threatened during Olympics and Paralympics
Police in Rio de Janeiro are threatening to go on strike during the Olympic and Paralympics as concerns over Games-time security continue to escalate.
Exclusive: Stepanova absent from European Athletics Championships entry list - but likely to make late entry in Amsterdam as a neutral
Yulia Stepanova’s name was absent from the entry list released today for next week’s European Athletics Championships, but the indications are that the former doping cheat whose allegations led to the current suspension of Russian athletes from international competition will be on the starting line in Amsterdam.
Pyeongchang 2018 Organising Committee ask IOC and South Korean Government for more funding amid ballooning costs
Pyeongchang 2018 are reportedly set to ask for more funding from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the South Korean Government with the budget ballooning the original target of KRW ₩2.2 trillion (£1.4 billion/$1.9 billion/€1.7 billion).
London 2012 gold medal-winning boxer Katie Taylor has hit out at golfers who have pulled out of competing at Rio 2016 due to concerns over Zika, with the Irishwoman accusing them of using it as an excuse.
USADA chief executive praises progress made by UCI after signing collaborative anti-doping partnership
United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief executive Travis Tygart has praised the progress made by the International Cycling Union (UCI) on anti-doping after signing a collaborative partnership with the governing body.
Rome 2024 have docked in Naples to conclude their tour of cities aimed at boosting their support for their ailing bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Ukrainian powerlifter Mariana Shevchuk has been stripped of her junior world record after a positive test for meldonium, but will face no further action after a no fault or negligence verdict was reached in her case.
Russian marathon runner Lidiya Grigoryeva has been handed a two-and-a-half-year doping ban by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for adverse biological passport findings.
South Korea's former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan has requested an "urgent ruling" from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in order to boost his chances of appearing at Rio 2016.
Reigning women’s Olympic 100 metres hurdles champion Sally Pearson is set to miss out on the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after suffering an injury in training.
Denmark have presented a bid to host a Tour de France Grand Départ to the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) with Copenhagen having been put forward as a potential destination for the race.
More than 40 participants from global cities have attended a first World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Partnership Workshop in Lausanne as the hunt begins to gain host cities for major events.