Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti believes that the city could not build an Olympic Village to the standard of the one it is now proposing on the piece of land which was initially proposed - as doing so would be "financially irresponsible".
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has accused fellow FIFA Presidential candidate Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of failing in his duty to protect footballers from Bahrain, who were among athletes allegedly tortured for taking part in anti-Government protests there in 2011.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has hired infectious disease specialists as concerns about the Zika virus continue ahead of Rio 2016.
Bach insists Norwegian people will embrace Olympic concept after meeting athletes at Lillehammer 2016
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has claimed the Norwegian people are not opposed to the Olympic concept and hopes Lillehammer 2016 will help boost this enthusiasm.
A major agreement has been signed by the International Judo Federation (IJF) and an oil and gas giant.
This year's International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard Cross World Cup final, due to be held in La Molina next month, has been moved because of the lack of snow.
The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) have become the latest organisation to join the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) HeadsUp! programme.
Sports management company Sport:80 has announced it will attempt to raise funds through investment firm CrowdBnk as it prepares to be listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
Veteran Bob Costas is to host NBC's primetime coverage of this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro for a record 11th time, it has been announced.
Panasonic is set to help young athletes at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) share their personal experiences through a project that is part of the Learn & Share programme.
South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) have held discussions over cooperating with Belarus’ sporting sector to boost both countrries performance.
Reigning Olympic champions the United States began their pursuit of a place at Rio 2016 in style as they thrashed Costa Rica 5-0 in their opening Group A match at the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.
Canada's Kaillie Humphries will be among the pilots to beat in the two-woman event at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Championships, which begin in Innsbruck in Austria tomorrow.
An all South Korean men's final between the top two seeds at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thailand Masters Grand Prix Gold remains on the cards after the quarter-finals were completed in Bangkok.
Claire Salmon has been appointed as the new chief executive of the British Equestrian Federation (BEF).