Building materials and housing equipment manufacturers LIXIL Corporation has been unveiled as the 15th Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Gold Partner in a special ceremony in the Japanese capital today.
Olympic baseball gold medallist and Los Angeles Dodgers star Hyun-jin Ryu of South Korea has been appointed as an Honorary Ambassador of the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.
Dimension Data are among six further teams to be awarded International Cycling Union (UCI) WorldTour licences by the governing body’s Licence Commission, taking the total number to 18 for the 2016 season.
British Rowing has appointed Helen Rowbotham as their new Director of Innovation.
Russian doping tests at Sochi 2014 Paralympics "suspicious" compared with those from other countries, claims Norwegian skier
Russians at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics undertook doping tests in different rooms to athletes from other countries, and were only held for three-to four minute intervals, a top Norwegian skier has claimed as suspicion grows over illegal drug-use during the Games.
"Extra effort" must be taken to improve anti-doping programmes ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has told delegates attending the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) General Assembly in Port Louis today.
Brazilian bribery laws "very probably" broken during Rio 2016 construction process, investigator admits
More than BRL R$37.6 billion (£6.6 billion/$10 billion/€9.4 billion) worth of construction contracts for the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics are being investigated as part of a long-running Brazilian police investigation into corruption at state-run oil firm Petrobras, an investigator has revealed.
Chancellor George Osborne has defied expectations by announcing a 29 per cent increase in Exchequer funding to UK Sport, Britain’s elite sports agency, as part of the Government’s comprehensive spending review.
Tetyana Shmyrko, a three-time winner of the Osaka International Ladies Marathon, has been suspended for four years by the Ukrainian Athletics Federation (UAF), it has been announced.
Franz Beckenbauer admits the successful German bid for the 2006 World Cup "went to the limits" to win the race, but he claims he has a "clear conscience" over his personal conduct throughout the bidding process.
Two new taskforces related to sports governance and anti-doping are to be set-up by the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) following a meeting of the body's ruling council in Lausanne.
Kenyan athletes have been urged to respect the "rule of law rather than the jungle" by the country's Sports Commissioner as their two-day occupation of the Athletics Kenya headquarters in Nairobi came to an end.
The Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) has claimed it has not agreed to support Budapest's bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics after it was named among a string of countries which pledged backing to the Hungarian capital.
UK Sport, Britain’s elite sports agency, has agreed to provide up to £849,000 ($1.3 million/€1.2 million) to help fund a British bid for the 2019 European Showjumping, Dressage and Para-Dressage Championships.