A petition has been set-up calling for the complete demolition of the elevated cycle path still due to be completed in time for Rio 2016 after its partial collapse led to the death of two people last week.
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki Moon joined International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to greet the Rio 2016 Olympic flame at the UN Headquarters in Geneva.
Rio 2016 have sought to ease concerns over the progress of the Olympic Velodrome by staging an "informal test" at the venue.
Two venues under construction for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics are to be maintained rather than demolished after the Games, it has been announced following a meeting chaired by South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-Ahn today.
Melbourne has been announced as the replacement host of the 2016 Sailing World Cup Final, with competition to take place at the St Kilda Sailing Precinct.
Italian basketball player Andrea Bargnani has featured in the latest promotional video for Rome's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
"Zika-proof" uniforms will be worn by the South Korean team at August's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in an attempt to protect athletes from the mosquito-borne virus.
Engaging with the public and increasing ticket sales are seen as key aims for organisers of the 2017 International Ski Federation (FIS) Nordic World Championships in Lahti.
The uniform which will be worn by American rowers at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been unveiled by custom apparel manufacturers Boathouse Sports.
Hosts Brazil will begin the defence of their blind football five-a-side Paralympic title with group matches against continental champions Morocco, Turkey and Iran after the draw took place at Rio 2016’s headquarters.
A repeat of the last two men's Olympic finals was confirmed after Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei both progressed to the last four at the Badminton Asia Championships in Wuhan today.
An International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Nations Cup showjumping leg scheduled for Lummen in Belgium today has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.
Olympic champion ski jumper Severin Freund has undergone hip surgery and will be out of action for four months.
Plans to restrict how Federations competing in the inaugural European Championships in 2018 participate in other continental multisports events have been criticised today by European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Patrick Hickey, who claims they "cannot be held ransom by private commercial organisations".
New analysis by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has revealed that anti-doping authorities caught 13 per cent fewer drug cheats in 2014, in spite of analysing around 10,000 more samples than the previous year.