By Nick Butler and Michael Pavitt in Sapporo
Several influential members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have expressed their concern over potential plans to award the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games at the same time.
Budapest 2024 chairman Balázs Furjes has admitted the Hungarian capital has likely lost its opportunity to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games after a political movement gathered more than 250,000 signatures to trigger a referendum on it.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president John Coates has warned the Kasumigaseki Country Club, the venue for golf at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, that it must allow women to have full membership or organisers will be forced to find another venue.
Mariya Savinova could be stripped of her 2011 European Athlete of the Year award after her four-year ban for doping.
UK Sport has rejected appeals from seven sports which challenged their funding decisions for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Sarah Keane, the new President of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI), has apologised to the families of athletes who failed to get tickets for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games amid the scandal that embroiled former leader Patrick Hickey.
International Boxing Association (AIBA) President CK Wu hosted a meeting with World Boxing Association (WBA) counterpart Gilberto Mendoza in Taipei, to discuss further cooperation between the two organisations.
Jamie Dantzscher, a bronze medallist in the team all-around women's gymnastics event at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, has become the latest to make claims of sexual abuse against a former USA Gymnastics team doctor.
The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) will meet over the next two days in New Delhi to discuss changes to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic programme.
The 2020 edition of golf's The Open Championship has been awarded to Royal St George's.
An Egyptian court has upheld the death sentences of 10 people convicted for rioting at a football match that killed 74 fans and injured more than 500 in 2012.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission chair Angela Ruggiero has expressed her support for Opening Ceremonies taking place earlier in the day to encourage more competitors to attend.
Athletes from the Qatar Olympic Committee’s (QOC) Shine project have arrived in Doha before an athletics training camp at the Aspire Academy.
Triple world ice hockey champion Anne Schleper has announced her retirement from the United States' women's team.