Rome 2024 appear to have thrown in the towel in their desperate attempt to keep their Olympic and Paralympic dream alive after bid leader Luca Cordero di Montezemolo admitted the attempt was "closed" today.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach began his two-day visit to 2024 Olympic candidate Paris by visiting France’s National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance (INSEP).
A working group convened to assess the feasibility of reviving the World Combat Games is set to propose a more cost-conscious event at next month's International Federations (IF) Forum in Lausanne.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission chair Angela Ruggiero has said the body "strongly condemns" the cyber-attack that led to the publication of athletes’ confidential medical information from the ADAMS (Anti-Doping Administration & Management System) run by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and welcomes any input or suggestions by elite athletes in advance of next week’s Olympic Summit in Lausanne.
Paris 2024 co-bid leader Tony Estanguet has claimed he does not see how it could be possible to suffer a spiralling budget should they be awarded the Olympic Games next year.
Great Britain Hockey President Richard Leman has confirmed his intention to stand to replace Sebastian Coe as chairman of the British Olympic Association (BOA).
Los Angeles' political authorites have given another endorsement for the city's Olympic and Paralympic bid by approving all the guarantees vital for the second stage of their candidature.
Children’s rights organisation Terre des Hommes have claimed the Rio 2016 Olympic Games had a "devastating impact" on thousands of young people.
Issa Hayatou has received a boost in his bid to extend his 28-year long stay as President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after the continental governing body’s Extraordinary General Assembly upheld a contentious statute that hands him a significant advantage.
Soccerex founder Duncan Revie, the son of former England and Leeds United manager Don, has died at the age of 62.
Thailand and China took the final two gold medals on the Asian Beach Games rowing programme in what proved a bittersweet day for the Vietnamese hosts.
World champion Kiyuna leads home Japanese clean sweep on opening day of WKF Karate1 Premier League finale in Okinawa
Reigning world champion Ryo Kiyuna justified his billing as the red-hot favourite in the men’s kata competition by securing his second gold medal of the Karate1 Premier League season on home soil in Okinawa.
Slovakia's world and European road race champion Peter Sagan has been confirmed as the overall winner of the International Cycling Union's (UCI) 2016 World Tour after the final face of the season - the Il Lombardia - today.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszú clinched another four gold medals to round off the Beijing leg of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Cup with a total of seven titles at the Water Cube.
The host nation will be aiming to win all five titles at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Victor Korea Open after ensuring a presence in every final in Seoul today.