The World Health Organization (WHO) has rejected a call to either move or postpone this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro over the Zika outbreak, saying it would "not significantly alter" the spread of the virus.
Exclusive: IOC to hold crisis meeting with rival organisers of Tokyo 2020 skateboarding as tensions continue
Further problems have emerged over the governance of a potential Olympic skateboarding competition at Tokyo 2020, insidethegames has been told, with a crisis meeting due to be held in Lausanne on Monday (May 30).
Eight Russians spanning three different sports are among the 23 athletes to have tested positive following re-analysis of London 2012 doping samples.
"Concern" has been expressed by the International Canoe Federation (ICF) after the emergence of major meldonium doping scandals within both the Belarus and Romania sprint teams.
Former International Cycling Union (UCI) President Hein Verbruggen has won a defamation case in the Swiss Courts against Irish journalist and former cyclist Paul Kimmage.
Riot police were sent in to stop a fight after wrestler Viktor Lebedev beat Ismail Musukayev in a contest to decide who will represent Russia at Rio 2016.
Romanian-born Canadian former super middleweight champion Lucian Bute has insisted he is clean despite testing positive for banned substance ostarine.
Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho still has a slim chance of representing France at the upcoming European Championships after UEFA confirmed they would not be extending his provisional suspension for failing a drugs test.
Former Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) President Chris Giwa has been banned from all footballing activity for five years by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
An official illustrated Olympic and Paralympic sticker album has been launched in another attempt to boost interest in Rio 2016 among the Brazilian population.
World number one Novak Djokovic believes cancelling the Rio 2016 Olympic Games due to Zika would be “unthinkable” following claims from a group of over 100 scientists that the event should be moved or postponed because of growing concerns about the virus.
The World Curling Federation (WCF) Sweeping Summit has taken place near Canada's capital Ottawa where top-level athletes and other curling experts came together to test brushes and sweeping techniques following the challenges that the sport has faced this past season.
Shaving brand Wilkinson Sword has been announced as the first partner of British Fencing ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The 2016 International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) Congress will take place on June 12 in London, it has been confirmed.
Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali produced a stunning display on the penultimate stage of the Giro d'Italia to snatch the overall race lead from Colombia’s Esteban Chaves and move to the brink of winning the Grand Tour for the second time in his career.