Plans to build a new Olympic sailing marina next to Tokyo Gate Bridge in Tokyo Bay have been abandoned, as part of ongoing changes to the original Tokyo 2020 blueprint that are intended to shave costs by well over $1 billion (£658 million/€919 million).
President of Azerbaijan captures inaugural European Games flame at ceremony to mark beginning of Torch Relay
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev today officially began the Baku 2015 Torch Relay by capturing the flame of the inaugural European Games at a special ceremony held at the Ateshgah temple.
SASCOC condemns xenophobic attacks in South Africa ahead of Durban 2022 CGF Evaluation Commission visit
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has condemned a recent wave of xenophobic and racist attacks in the country that have left at least seven people dead.
Qatar Olympic Committee "reconsidering" SportAccord Convention sponsorship after Vizer's attack on Bach
The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has announced it is reconsidering its sponsorship of the SportAccord Convention following Marius Vizer’s attack on International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.
Rio 2016 has marked the 500 days to go until the Paralympic Games milestone with celebrations and a flash mob on Copacabana beach.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has sent its condolences to those hit by the earthquake that struck Nepal yesterday.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge surprised the rest of the field by storming to a confident victory in the men’s elite race here at the London Marathon, while Ethiopia's Tigist Tufa took the women’s honours today.
American Joshua George denied Great Britain’s David Weir a record seventh London Marathon title as he powered to a dramatic victory in the men’s wheelchair race here today.
Great Britain’s Alistair Brownlee marked his return to the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Triathlon Series with victory in Cape Town, South Africa.
Italia Thunder ended the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan’s unbeaten streak as they booked their place in the knockout round of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) with a 3-2 home victory in Bergamo.
Hungary have secured the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship gold medal after overcoming a strong Sweden 6-5 in the final at the Ice Cube Curling Centre on Sochi’s Olympic Park.
Canada’s women have claimed the team title at the Pan American Wrestling Championships thanks to their two gold medals in Chile’s capital Santiago.
Home athletes Billy Besson and Marie Riou have secured an early gold medal in the Nacra 17 on a day that also saw the men's 470 and 49er gold medals decided at the International Sailing Federation World Cup in Hyères.
The host nation have secured the gold medals in the Paralympic events at the International Sailing Federation World Cup after strong performances by Damien Seguin and the Sonar team in Hyères.
International Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson remains confident track events will take place at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban, with a proposal having been submitted to hold events 80 kilometres away in Pietermaritzburg.