By Nick Butler and Michael Pavitt in Sapporo
New political conditions in "our fragile world" means further adjustments are required to the candidature process for selecting host cities, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have admitted in an internal letter.
Kazakhstan’s Galina Vishnevskaya claimed her second gold of the Asian Winter Games as the biathlete secured a comfortable victory in the women’s 10 kilometre pursuit event today.
Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah has taken part in a ceremony to officially recognise the Sapporo Olympic Museum.
The Colombian National Olympic Committee (COC) helped to organise a sports administration course in the South American nation.
Budapest 2024's Athletes' Committee has said it is "impossible to explain how sad and disappointed we are" after their Olympic and Paralympic Games bid was withdrawn.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has cleared three Russian athletes to compete as neutral competitors.
David Douillet, the double Olympic judo champion and former French Sports Minister, is to challenge Denis Masseglia for the Presidency of the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF).
Kazakh biathletes Yan Savitskiy and Galina Vishnevskaya have fiercely criticised their treatment at the World Championships in Austria after winning Asian Winter Games gold medals here today.
Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) President Robin Mitchell has welcomed the opportunity to compete at the 2022 Asian Games, while admitting surprise at the swiftness with which the continent has been encouraged to appear.
Calgary's Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) has launched an online survey to gauge the opinion of residents of the city and the Bow Valley Corridor on a potential bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A new rule preventing one country winning all three medals in any event here at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo has been introduced as a compromise to ensure higher participation, insidethegames has been told.
Michael Phelps is set to testify at a Congressional Sub-Committee hearing in the United States next week, looking into the country’s anti-doping system.
The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has approved plans for which disciplines they want to feature at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Nanjing in China will host this year's International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Grand Prix Finals, the sport's worldwide governing body has announced.