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.
South Africa’s top-ranked player Branden Grace has confirmed he will not compete at Rio 2016 due to concerns over the Zika virus while world number one Jason Day will consult with his family before he decides whether to take part in the first Olympic golf tournament for 112 years.
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 countries who reached the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil have been drawn in a tough-looking Confederation of African Football (CAF) qualification group for the 2018 tournament in Russia.
Heredia reaches Rio 2016 with victory over Singh at AIBA Open Boxing World Olympic Qualification Tournament
Spain's Samuel Carmona Heredia secured his Rio 2016 berth with a hard-fought victory over India's Devendro Singh at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Open Boxing World Olympic Qualification tournament at Sarhadchi in Baku today.
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.
Russia avenged their defeat to Italy in last year’s final to secure women’s team foil gold at the European Fencing Championships at the Arena Toruń in Poland.
Czech Republic’s Martin Fuksa produced the best time in both his C1M 1,000 metres and 500m heats to qualify directly for the A finals on the opening day of the 2016 European Canoe Association (ECA) European Canoe Sprint Championships in Moscow.