Russia’s Nina Ryabova broke the women’s 50 metres freestyle S10 world record at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming European Open Championships at the Complexo Olimpico de Piscinas da Penteada in Madeira’s capital Funchal.
Pyeongchang 2018 President Cho Yang-ho has sensationally stepped down from his role with immediate effect.
Brazil's under-fire President Dilma Rousseff rekindled the Olympic Flame for the first time on Brazilian soil here this morning to set into motion a Torch Relay due to last for the next 94 days until the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony on August 5.
A lobbying process has begun for two new spots on the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) ruling Executive Board due to vice-presidents Sir Craig Reedie and Nawal El Moutawakel each standing-down later this year.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the South African Doping Control Laboratory in Bloemfontein until September 30.
Kosovo has been accepted as the 55th member of UEFA, opening the door for the country to apply for FIFA recognition.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) expressed their belief here today that they have chosen the most “effective and efficient” system to detect technological fraud.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has denied that it has splashed out on an all expenses paid trip to the Rio 2016 Olympics for three politicians - which was said to include business class flights.
Getty Images has extended their long-term partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to continue serving as the exclusive photo agency for the Olympic Games, it has been announced.
Paris 2024 has signed a deal with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as part of the French capital's "environmental" bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Los Angeles 2024 has sought input from young computer programmers by presenting two of the challenges at the annual LA Hacks event, held at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion at the weekend.
Rome 2024 has launched a digital guide on the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The International Rowing Federation (FISA) has suspended Niccolò Mornati's membership of its Athletes' Commission after the Italian failed a drugs test.
A second biathlete has had his provisional suspension for meldonium use overturned.
Marisa Dick has been confirmed as Trinidad and Tobago’s gymnastics representative for this year’s Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro.