Michel Platini is facing a lifetime ban from football due to the probe into a payment made to him by departing FIFA President Sepp Blatter, according to his lawyer.
The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has distanced itself from a public pledge of support for Budapest's 2024 Olympic bid by a host of countries - and has said the backing won't influence voting IOC members.
The competition to select a new logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially opened today - with 10,000 entries expected.
America’s Jordan Spieth has stated that he views the Rio 2016 golf competition as a “fifth major” as the sport prepares to make its first appearance at the Olympics since 1904.
USA Weightlifting chief executive hopes 2015 World Championships will go down as "most memorable" in history
USA Weightlifting chief executive Michael Massik says the ultimate aim of the National Governing Body in preparing for the ongoing 2015 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here was to make them the "most memorable" of all time.
China is seeking help from the Czech Republic as it looks to improve at ice hockey and biathlon in the run-up to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Eight Rio 2016 qualification berths will be on offer in the men’s and women’s competitions when the Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships take place from November 26 to 29 in the Danish city of Odense.
World Cup winners the United States have been drawn into Group A of the 2016 Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship as they prepare to begin their defence of the Olympic title.
Italian classical tenor Andrea Bocelli has been announced as the latest International Judo Federation (IJF) Ambassador.
Denmark’s women suffered their first loss at the Le Gruyere European Curling Championships in Esbjerg with the hosts falling to an 8-5 defeat against Norway.
Defending champion Giles Scott of Britain and home favourite Andrew Murdoch of New Zealand share the lead after the opening day of racing at the 2015 Finn Gold Cup in Takapuna, with the event acting as the second Olympic qualifier for the discipline.
Seven titles to be offered at World Luge Championships for first time as sprint races are officially added
Seven titles will be awarded at the World Luge Championships in 2016, for the first time in the 58-year history of the event.
British Fed Cup captain Judy Murray is set to be one of the keynote speakers at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Worldwide Coaches Conference, which will be held in the Turkish city of Antalya from today until November 28.
Australian duo seek to continue winning streak in SKUD18 fleet at 2015 Para World Sailing Championships
Australia’s Dan Fitzgibbon and Liesel Tesch are targeting success in front of their home crowd at the 2015 Para World Sailing Championships as the reigning Paralympic champions build towards defending their title at Rio 2016.