A review commissioned by the Tokyo Government has predicted that total costs for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games could exceed 3 trillion yen (£22 billion/$30 billion/€26 billion) unless drastic changes are made.
Rowing and canoe sprint could be moved 400km outside Tokyo as 2020 organisers struggle to control budget
Venues for rowing and canoeing, swimming and volleyball appear set to be moved in a latest series of changes affecting the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Severe reprimands have been issued to Britain’s Anthony Fowler and Irish boxers Steve Donnelly and Michael Conlan by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after they were found to have bet on boxing events at last month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, it was announced today.
Italy has withdrawn its bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup following the decision by the Mayor of Rome not to support the city's campaign to stage the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was announced today.
National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) officials Stephen Arap Soi, Francis Paul Kinyili and Pius Ochieng have all denied charges of stealing and abuse of office after appearing before magistrates in Nairobi today.
Doubt remains over the prospect of a deal being reached the participation of players from the National Hockey League (NHL) at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang after meetings during the ongoing World Cup of Hockey in Toronto.
IPC dismiss Russian claims they asked the country to suspend legal proceedings following Rio 2016 ban
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has "categorically denied" claims from the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) that they threatened not to send the country the required criteria they need to fulfil in order to be reinstated if the country failed to end persistent legal efforts after they were barred from competing at Rio 2016.
Isinbayeva officially confirms she will stand to become next President of All-Russia Athletic Federation
Double Olympic pole vault gold medallist Yelena Isinbayeva has officially confirmed she will stand to become President of the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF).
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has defended the decision of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to postpone key elections to world football’s governing body’s ruling Council.
A total of five candidates will stand for two additional positions on FIFA’s ruling Council when the Confederation of African Football (CAF) is due to hold an Extraordinary Congress in Cairo tomorrow.
FISU delegation visits Chinese Taipei to inspect preparations for Summer Universiade as typhoons hit region
A delegation from the International University Sports Federation’s (FISU) International Technical Committee (ITC) has embarked on a visit to Chinese Taipei to inspect preparations for next year’s Summer Universiade.
Joshua Chetty of South Africa has been banned from tennis for life after he was found guilty of attempting to fix matches, it was announced today.
The Jeju Grand Prix event has been cancelled and removed from the International Judo Federation’s (IJF) World Tour calendar, it has been announced.
Skating could soon be broadcast on the Olympic Channel after the sport's world governing body belatedly agreed to seek the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the new platform.
Sustainability has been chosen as the main theme of World Sailing’s upcoming Annual Conference at the Hotel Renaissance Barcelona Fira in Barcelona.