By Nick Butler and Michael Pavitt in Sapporo
Budapest 2024 chairman Balázs Furjes has admitted the Hungarian capital has likely lost its opportunity to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games after a political movement gathered more than 250,000 signatures to trigger a referendum on it.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president John Coates has warned the Kasumigaseki Country Club, the venue for golf at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, that it must allow women to have full membership or organisers will be forced to find another venue.
Mariya Savinova could be stripped of her 2011 European Athlete of the Year award after her four-year ban for doping.
UK Sport has rejected appeals from seven sports which challenged their funding decisions for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Sarah Keane, the new President of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI), has apologised to the families of athletes who failed to get tickets for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games amid the scandal that embroiled former leader Patrick Hickey.
International Boxing Association (AIBA) President CK Wu hosted a meeting with World Boxing Association (WBA) counterpart Gilberto Mendoza in Taipei, to discuss further cooperation between the two organisations.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission chair Angela Ruggiero has expressed her support for Opening Ceremonies taking place earlier in the day to encourage more competitors to attend.
Athletes from the Qatar Olympic Committee’s (QOC) Shine project have arrived in Doha before an athletics training camp at the Aspire Academy.
Triple world ice hockey champion Anne Schleper has announced her retirement from the United States' women's team.
A copy of the first Alpine skiing rulebook - which dates back to 1930 - has been presented to International Ski Federation (FIS) President Gian Franco Kasper.
South Korea underlined their Winter Olympic ambitions by emphatically winning two gold medals on the opening day of short track finals here at Sapporo 2017.
Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games champion Magnus Kim secured a cross-country sprint gold medal on the first day of competition at the 2017 Asian Winter Games here.
South Korea's Lee Sang-ho became the first double gold medallist at the 2017 Asian Winter Games, as he triumphed in the men’s snowboard slalom event at Sapporo Teine here today.
A search has been launched by the Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (ZOC) for a Chef de Mission search for the 2018 African Youth Games and Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG).