Dmity Peskov, press secretary of Vladimir Putin, has welcomed the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to not implement a blanket ban on Russian athletes at Rio 2016 but revealed the President has no plans to attend the Opening Ceremony.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has criticised the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision not to impose a blanket ban on Russian athletes at Rio 2016 after they had called for the nation to be completely exiled from the Games in the wake of Richard McLaren’s report.
Nuzman insists serious issues raised with Rio 2016 Athletes' Village will be resolved before Games begin
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman has insisted all of the issues with the Athletes’ Village will be “resolved” before the Games begin after a number of major problems were raised by those who arrived at the facility over the weekend.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has said it is very concerned by the message that Russian runner Yuliya Stepanova’s ban from next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro sends to future whistleblowers.
FIFA Council member Wolfsgang Niersbach has been banned for one year by the Ethics Committeee for failing to report possible misconduct as part of an investigation into the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
Tokyo 2020 has celebrated four years to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the 32nd Olympiad by holding an event at the Japanese capital’s Haneda Airport.
A New Zealand jiu-jitsu athlete has claimed he was kidnapped in Rio de Janeiro, raising further security concerns ahead of next month’s Olympic Games.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has opened the official bid and host city selection process for its events from 2017 to 2021.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) have announced they have agreed in principle to establish a joint venture with Alisports to help increase global awareness of boxing.
A nationwide consultation process has been launched by the British Judo Association (BJA) aimed at addressing concerns among their membership after Glasgow was stripped of the 2015 European Judo Championships because of a sponsorship row.
The International Luge Federation (FIL) have confirmed Winterberg, Park City and Sigulda as the hosts of the Sprint World Cups in the forthcoming season.
Olympic gold medallist Kim eligible for South Korea's top sporting honour as Government alters eligibility criteria
Vancouver 2010 Olympic figure skating champion Kim Yuna will be able to receive South Korea’s top sporting honour after the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism installed a new points system for the prize.
Host of beach volleyball players to make final Rio 2016 preparations at FIVB Major Series event in Klagenfurt
The fourth International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Major Series event of the year is due to begin in Klagenfurt tomorrow as competitors begin their final preparations for next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Turkish Olympic Committee hold Bosphorus Cross-Continental race with Taylor-Smith as celebrity guest swimmer
Shelley Taylor-Smith was the celebrity guest swimmer for the Bosphorus Cross-Continental race after being unveiled by the Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC).
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has opted not to impose a blanket ban on all Russian athletes from next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, despite the country's doping crisis.