Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti believes that the city could not build an Olympic Village to the standard of the one it is now proposing on the piece of land which was initially proposed - as doing so would be "financially irresponsible".
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has accused fellow FIFA Presidential candidate Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of failing in his duty to protect footballers from Bahrain, who were among athletes allegedly tortured for taking part in anti-Government protests there in 2011.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has hired infectious disease specialists as concerns about the Zika virus continue ahead of Rio 2016.
Bach insists Norwegian people will embrace Olympic concept after meeting athletes at Lillehammer 2016
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has claimed the Norwegian people are not opposed to the Olympic concept and hopes Lillehammer 2016 will help boost this enthusiasm.
Lagos will host the 2018 African Championships in Athletics, it has been announced.
A major agreement has been signed by the International Judo Federation (IJF) and an oil and gas giant.
This year's International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard Cross World Cup final, due to be held in La Molina next month, has been moved because of the lack of snow.
The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) have become the latest organisation to join the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) HeadsUp! programme.
Sports management company Sport:80 has announced it will attempt to raise funds through investment firm CrowdBnk as it prepares to be listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
Veteran Bob Costas is to host NBC's primetime coverage of this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro for a record 11th time, it has been announced.
Panasonic is set to help young athletes at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) share their personal experiences through a project that is part of the Learn & Share programme.
Two rugby sevens players from Uganda who failed to return home following the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have been given asylum to stay in Britain.
South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) have held discussions over cooperating with Belarus’ sporting sector to boost both countrries performance.
Nikita Kriukov of Russia and Norway's Maiken Caspersen Falla won the 11th edition of the men's and women's Royal Palace Sprints respectively as the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country World Cup continued in Sweden's capital Stockholm.
Norway's Johannes Thingnes Bø powered to a dominant win in the men's 10 kilometre sprint as the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup began in Presque Isle in the United States.