Russia could lose nine medals won at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games after 14 athletes from the country reportedly tested positive following the re-analysis of samples.
The suspicious and allegedly corrupt payment of $2 million (£1.3 million/€1.7 million) made by Tokyo 2020 to the Singapore-based Black Tidings account was deemed “necessary” by the Bid Committee, Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) President Tsunekazu Takeda has revealed.
Isinbayeva threatens to sue for "human rights" violation if Russian athletics ban not lifted by Rio 2016
Double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva claims the potential ban on all Russian athletics stars competing at Rio 2016 violates her human rights and intends to file a lawsuit if the suspension is not lifted in time.
International Boxing Association (AIBA) President C K Wu thinks it "won’t be too long" before women’s boxers are included in the World Series of Boxing (WSB).
World number three Rory McIlroy has hinted he may turn down the chance to represent Ireland at this year’s Olympic Games due to heightened concerns over the Zika virus.
Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) President Steve Stoute has sent a letter of support to Rio 2016 counterpart Carlos Nuzman ahead of this year’s Olympic Games.
London 2012 men's singles champion Zhang Jike will have the opportunity to defend his title at Rio 2016 after being named one of China's two representatives at Rio 2016 over the world's second and third ranked players.
Thema Williams is reportedly set to sue the Trinidad and Tobago Gymnastics Federation (TTGF) for TT$11.3 million (£1.2 million/$1.7 million/€1.5 million) following her controversial exclusion from Rio 2016.
Pacific rivals Samoa and Tonga will meet in the same group of the men's rugby sevens Olympic qualification tournament in Monaco.
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has signed an agreement with the International University Sports Federation (FISU) to encourage students, especially women, to take up the sport.
Olympic champion skip Brad Gushue is among those taking part at the World Curling Federation's (WCF) "Sweeping Summit".
Finland's teenage sensation Patrik Laine has been named as the MVP of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship.
An investigation carried out by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) into allegations of drug-use at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics is due to be completed by July 15 - and will be published before the start of Rio 2016.
Markus Kattner has been sacked from his position as FIFA deputy secretary general for financial "breaches" linked to his job, the world governing body have announced.