The convention centre recently chosen as the venue for three sports - fencing, taekwondo and wrestling - at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is to benefit from an estimated ¥15 billion on(£80 million/$120 million/€110 million) facelift.
The Cook Islands have become the first country to arrive here and check into the Athletes' Village for the Pacific Games, due to start on Saturday (July 4).
A nationwide competition has been launched today to find a mascot for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
PrideHouse Toronto have announced their art and culture programme due to take place throughout the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games and is aimed to give lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people the opportunity to celebrate during the multi-sport event.
A donation of ¥10 million (£52,000/$81,000/€73,000) has been made to launch The Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Center, a new initiative designed to try to ensure that Japan's athletes are successful at Tokyo 2020.
UK Anti-Doping decision to investigate BBC Panorama allegations concerning Mo Farah coach welcomed by UK Athletics
UK Athletics has welcomed the decision of UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) to carry out an investigation into allegations about Alberto Salazar’s operations at the Nike Oregon Project made on June 3 in the BBC Panorama programme Catch Me If You Can.
The 2015 Oceania Judo Open will be held at the WIN Stadium in Wollongong, Australia, the Oceania Judo Union has announced.
A successful Japanese training course passing new powerlifting referees fit to officiate at national-level competitions has been hailed as a way to raise the profile of the sport ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
Eurosport will broadcast the Olympic Games across Europe as part of a deal starting in 2018 to cover two Olympic cycles following an agreement signed between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Discovery Communications, the parent company of the pan-European television sports network
Boston 2024 "Bid 2.0" puts sustainability and community benefits at its heart in attempt to win over local public
Boston 2024 made its pitch to the local population today, unveiling a revamped $4.6 billion (£2.9 billion/€4 billion) plan, which, they claim, will bring wider benefits for the city, including housing, jobs and new transportation infrastructure.
The cost of the Japanese National Stadium that will form the centrepiece of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics has been confirmed at ¥252 billion, in spite of a decision to postpone installation of a retractable roof until after the Games.
Success of Baku 2015 not overshadowed by international criticism, claims Azerbaijan Minister for Youth and Sport
Azerbaijan Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov has claimed the success of the European Games, which closed here last night, has not been overshadowed by criticism received internationally in the build-up, criticising those who have used the event to "further personal agendas".
Sir Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has urged International Sports Federations (IFs) and National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) to improve the efficiency of their anti-doping efforts – saying, “Let’s test athletes for the substances which are most likely to be abused in their sport”.
Ken Crease has been appointed director of sales sponsorship and marketing, while Rob Garea has become the director of operations for the Boxing Marketing Arm (BMA) of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), it has been announced.
Karate will be able to submit a bid for inclusion in the 2024 Summer Paralympics after being accepted as a member of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) by the body's Governing Board.