By Nick Butler and Michael Pavitt in Sapporo
New political conditions in "our fragile world" means further adjustments are required to the candidature process for selecting host cities, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have admitted in an internal letter.
Power has been restored to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro after the stadium's managers paid an overdue electricity bill of R$1.3 million (£338,000/$424,000/€400,000).
A start date of November 6 has been set for the civil lawsuit trial against shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong.
A new survey has found that most Britons would rather have access to sports facilities in the UK, enabling many to participate in sport, than medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly in Ashgabat has been postponed until September 20 to allow more time for delegates to arrive from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Lima.
Annamarie Phelps has been unanimously elected to replace Sir Hugh Robertson as vice-chair of the British Olympic Association (BOA).
Kazakhstan’s Galina Vishnevskaya claimed her second gold of the Asian Winter Games as the biathlete secured a comfortable victory in the women’s 10 kilometre pursuit event today.
Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah has taken part in a ceremony to officially recognise the Sapporo Olympic Museum.
The Colombian National Olympic Committee (COC) helped to organise a sports administration course in the South American nation.
Japan clinched a cross-country relay double at the Asian Winter Games here today by producing two superb tactical performances.
Budapest 2024's Athletes' Committee has said it is "impossible to explain how sad and disappointed we are" after their Olympic and Paralympic Games bid was withdrawn.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has cleared three Russian athletes to compete as neutral competitors.
David Douillet, the double Olympic judo champion and former French Sports Minister, is to challenge Denis Masseglia for the Presidency of the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF).
Kazakh biathletes Yan Savitskiy and Galina Vishnevskaya have fiercely criticised their treatment at the World Championships in Austria after winning Asian Winter Games gold medals here today.