French legend Tony Estanguet has praised the "beautiful" Olympic canoe slalom venue in Deodoro along with Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman and the city's Mayor Eduardo Paes.
Media giant News Corp Australia has become the latest company to sponsor the Australian Olympic team ahead of Rio 2016, it has been announced.
World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) President Chungwon Choue has welcomed 20 Seoul-based ambassadors to the body's headquarters, thanking them for their contributions to a "universal sport".
Around 200 of the world’s top karatekas are due to compete here over the weekend during the final World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League event of the season.
Two weightlifters have been given four-year bans for breaching anti-doping rules as the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) announced the decisions of cases involving five athletes.
A new values-based education programme titled “Get Set for the Spirit of Sport” which will be designed to help 10 to 14-year-olds make the right decisions on and off the field of play has been launched with the help of the British Olympic Association (BOA).
Around 140 sailors from 31 countries are due to take to the water during the Para World Sailing Championships at the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in Melbourne tomorrow.
Leading visually impaired judoka from across the continent have descended on the Portuguese municipality of Odivelas for the International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) European Championships.
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced it has extended its sponsorship deal with French bank BNP Paribas for a further five years.
Infront Sports & Media and World Triathlon Corporation to merge following purchase by Dalian Wanda Group
Infront Sports & Media and the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) will be integrated into a brand-new identity called Wanda Sports, Chinese congolomerate Dalian Wanda Group has announced.
Mexico have been warned by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) autonomy tsar Patrick Hickey they could miss Rio 2016 because of Government interference.
Sebastian Coe announced here today he is stepping down from his role with sportswear company Nike to avoid accusations of conflict of interest with his position as President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Brazil has been urged to take security threats more seriously, particularly along its 17,000 kilometres-long border, as fears grow over possible terrorism at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Russia today accepted its suspension from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) following allegations of state-supported doping.