The World Health Organization (WHO) has rejected a call to either move or postpone this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro over the Zika outbreak, saying it would "not significantly alter" the spread of the virus.
Riot police were sent in to stop a fight after wrestler Viktor Lebedev beat Ismail Musukayev in a contest to decide who will represent Russia at Rio 2016.
Romanian-born Canadian former super middleweight champion Lucian Bute has insisted he is clean despite testing positive for banned substance ostarine.
Former Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) President Chris Giwa has been banned from all footballing activity for five years by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
An official illustrated Olympic and Paralympic sticker album has been launched in another attempt to boost interest in Rio 2016 among the Brazilian population.
The World Curling Federation (WCF) Sweeping Summit has taken place near Canada's capital Ottawa where top-level athletes and other curling experts came together to test brushes and sweeping techniques following the challenges that the sport has faced this past season.
Shaving brand Wilkinson Sword has been announced as the first partner of British Fencing ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Germany claimed three gold medals on the opening day of finals at the Canoe Sprint World Cup leg in Racice today as Sebastian Brendel continued his dominant streak in the C1 1000m event.
France’s men cruised to the BNP Paribas World Team Cup with a comfortable victory over hosts Japan in the final as the event at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo drew to a close.
The Icelandic Ski Association celebrated their 70th anniversary by inviting a series of guest lecturers to speak at their annual meeting in Reykjavik.
Mo Farah laid down a potent Olympic marker as he produced his third fastest ever 10,000m, 26min 53.71sec, to earn victory on the first of the two days of programmes at the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) Diamond League meeting in Eugene.
Twenty-three athletes have tested positive for banned substances following reanalysis of samples from the London 2012 Olympics, it has been confirmed.
Rio 2016 boycott by United States women's football team moves closer after judge asked to approve strike
A potential boycott of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by the United States women’s football team has moved a step closer after they asked a federal judge to allow them to go on strike as the gender pay dispute continues.
AIBA has "duty" to increase number of Olympic women's boxing categories ahead of Tokyo 2020, says Wu
International Boxing Association (AIBA) President C K Wu says both he and AIBA have a duty to increase the number of women’s boxing events on the Olympic programme in time for Tokyo 2020.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Europe has said that national teams are "currently expected" to take part in major competitions after threatening 16 nations with bans.