Brazil's under-fire President Dilma Rousseff rekindled the Olympic Flame for the first time on Brazilian soil here this morning to set into motion a Torch Relay due to last for the next 94 days until the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony on August 5.
Pyeongchang 2018 President Cho Yang-ho has sensationally stepped down from his role with immediate effect.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has denied that it has splashed out on an all expenses paid trip to the Rio 2016 Olympics for three politicians - which was said to include business class flights.
Paris 2024 has signed a deal with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as part of the French capital's "environmental" bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Los Angeles 2024 has sought input from young computer programmers by presenting two of the challenges at the annual LA Hacks event, held at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion at the weekend.
Marisa Dick has been confirmed as Trinidad and Tobago’s gymnastics representative for this year’s Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro.
A new rule designed to crack down on "boosting" in Paralympic sport has been brought into force.
Rome 2024 has launched a digital guide on the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) is set to host a referee-coach joint training camp in Muju this week as the international governing body’s preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games continue.
An online petition has been launched against the appointment of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan as a goodwill ambassador of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for Rio 2016.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Europe has asked countries under threat of being banned for more assurances as the rift in the sport on the continent rumbles on.
Double Olympic volleyball champion Fabiana named first torchbearer ahead of Rio 2016 flame arriving in Brazil
Rio 2016's Olympic Flame is crossing the Atlantic overnight ahead of its arrival here in the Brazilian capital tomorrow morning, where volleyball superstar Fabiana Claudino will become the first official torchbearer.
Scientists in Brazil have warned that Zika could be even more dangerous than first thought, heightening concerns about the mosquito-borne virus ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Organisers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar have launched an investigation into the death of an Indian expat who was working on the construction of Al Bayt stadium in Al Khor.
FIFA has been ordered to take "all necessary measures" to accept Gibraltar as a member "without delay" by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).