A specific clause prohibiting discrimination on the ground of sexual orientation is included within the new Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) Code of Ethics approved here during the body's Extraordinary General Assembly.
Sebastian Coe has responded to a question about Qatar’s continuing ambition to host the Olympics by insisting that it is important for the Olympic movement to follow through on its support for the globalisation of sport.
An internal struggle within the Organising Committee for Tonga 2019 could force the Pacific Games Council (PGC) to strip the nation of the event, they have been warned.
Australian golfer Marc Leishman has opted to withdraw from consideration for selection for this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro due to fears over the Zika virus.
Former BOA chief executive allowed to carry on with legal action against Sun over phone hacking allegations
Former British Olympic Association (BOA) chief executive Simon Clegg has been given permission to carry on with a High Court action in London against The Sun over allegations of phone hacking after the newspaper failed to get the civil litigation thrown out at a pre-trial stage.
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has been named a goodwill ambassador of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for Rio 2016 amid the controversy surrounding Bollywood star Salman Khan’s appointment.
Former Pyeongchang 2018 President Cho Yang-ho is facing new controversy after pilots from Korean Air launched legal action against him for allegedly demeaning their work.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has opened its second pre-Olympic referee-coach joint training camp in Muju with President Chungwon Choue describing the inaugural edition ahead of London 2012 as "the secret to the success" of competition in Britain's capital.
Convicted drug dealer among three rugby union players given doping bans as number suspended in Britain rises to 25
Andrew Quarry, handed a suspended 12-month prison sentence for dealing anabolic steroids in 2013, is among three English rugby union players to have been given lengthy bans from the sport announced by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) today.
Canada will be looking to retain their men’s International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship title with this year’s edition in Moscow and St. Petersburg set to begin tomorrow.
The final 36 wrestling berths for Rio 2016 will be up for grabs this weekend as the second World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament takes place at the Bagcilar Sports Complex in Istanbul.
Former champion and home hope Vincenzo Nibali is among the favourites to triumph at the Giro d’Italia, which is set to begin tomorrow in Dutch city Apeldoorn.
Taylor promises triple jump fireworks as Doha prepares to get 2016 Diamond League programme underway
A host of Olympic and world champions have gathered in Doha to take part in tomorrow’s season-opener for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League series – and Sebastian Coe is looking to the meeting to provide the kind of entertainment that will draw more young people in to the sport.
Olympic champions Glover and Stanning braced for first competitive outing at 2016 European Rowing Championships
Olympic gold medallists Helen Glover and Heather Stanning of Britain will make their first competitive appearance of the year during the European Rowing Championships, set to get underway in Brandenburg in Germany tomorrow.
A total of 72 athletes from 28 nations are due to compete at the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) World Cup Final in Sarasota in the United States, where Olympic qualification points will again be at stake.