Plans to restrict how Federations competing in the inaugural European Championships in 2018 participate in other continental multisports events have been criticised today by European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Patrick Hickey, who claims they "cannot be held ransom by private commercial organisations".
New analysis by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has revealed that anti-doping authorities caught 13 per cent fewer drug cheats in 2014, in spite of analysing around 10,000 more samples than the previous year.
The main athletics track for the Rio 2016 Olympics has now been laid by Mondo following a series of delays, and everything is on target to meet the deadline of a test event due to be held from May 14 to 16.
The Rio 2016 flame is not yet quite on the way to Rio de Janeiro and will first visit Switzerland where it will be greeted at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva tomorrow before arriving at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.
International Cycling Union (UCI) World Tour team Orica-GreenEdge have taken “ full responsibility” for British cyclist Simon Yates failing an in-competition drug test after a stage of the Paris-Nice last month.
High ranking civil servant Sir Robin Young has been appointed co-chair of the Organising Committee for the London 2017 World Athletics Championships, it has been announced today.
Men’s pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie has claimed that Russia being banned from athletics competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games could be a good thing to help the sport resolve its "doping mess", but admits he has sympathy for clean athletes in the country.
Deputy Mayor of Paris, Jean-François Martins, has welcomed an agreement by Euro 2016 host cities, the French Government and UEFA to share the cost of security measures in the fan zones for the tournament.
The meldonium concentration in the blood sample of Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova exceeds the permissible level, Russia’s Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has admitted, before vowing to "restore her position in sport".
French judo star Teddy Riner has declared his interest in carrying the country’s flag at the Opening Ceremony of Rio 2016, ahead of defending his men’s over 100 kilogram title.
The FIFA Fan Fest venues for the 2018 World Cup have been revealed with 11 cities across Russia set to play host.
United States' Zach Garrett overcame Chinese Taipei’s Wei Chun-Heng to book his place in the final of the individual men’s recurve competition at the Archery World Cup event in Shanghai in China today.
Welshman Adam Scanlon has become the 14th rugby union player from his country to be added to UK Anti-Doping’s (UKAD) list of banned sportspeople after testing positive for clomiphene.
Ferrand-Prevot to target road race and mountain bike races at Rio 2016 after opting out of time trial
France’s Pauline Ferrand-Prevot will be targeting double gold at the Rio 2016 Olympics after opting not to compete in the time trial event.
British Cycling has denied that kit and equipment provided by UK Sport has been given away or sold for profit, after claims that official performance kit was being sold online.