By Nick ButlerA new post will be set up to oversee preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, the Japanese Cabinet revealed today.
By Daniel Etchells at St James' Court in London
Sir Craig Reedie, vice-president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has promised the presentation of Host City contracts for future Games will be reviewed as part of the Olympic Agenda 2020 reform.
By Nick ButlerCanadian broadcast rights for Pyeongchang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 have been awarded to CBC/Radio-Canada, it was announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today.
By Nick ButlerInternational Judo Federation (IJF) President Marius Vizer has praised the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for provisionally recognising Kosovo, describing it as a "human, mature and fair" decision.
By Nick ButlerFIFA President Sepp Blatter reiterated how football's world governing body "unconditionally supports the staging of the World Cup by Russia", as the official emblem for the tournament was launched in spectacular fashion this evening.
By Gary AndersonInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) honorary member Sir Tay Wilson of New Zealand has died at the age of 89, it has been announced.
By Nick ButlerGhoncheh Ghavami's lawyer has criticised delays in the announcement of a verdict following her arrest after attending an International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World League match in Iran in June.
By Nick ButlerA triathlon test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been scheduled to take place in Copacabana Bay on August 1 and 2, 2015, it has been announced.
By Gary AndersonFollowing the conclusion of the Asian Games in Incheon members of Gwangju 2015 have attended a Debriefing in the South Korean city as attention turns to next year's Summer Universiade.
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