By Duncan Mackay, Nick Butler, Liam Morgan and Philip Barker in Lillehammer
Ukrainian biathlete suspended after testing positive for drug only added to banned list at start of year
Ukrainia's Olga Abramova has been provisionally suspended by the International Biathlon Union (IBU) after failing a drug test for a banned substance that was only added to the banned list at the start of 2016.
Former Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) secretary general Arthur Tunstall has died at the age of 93, it has been announced.
China's Yu Xiaohan, has received a seven-month suspension from the Badminton World Federation (BWF) after testing positive for a banned performance-enhancing drug.
Russia’s Pavel Andreev will be looking to defend his title for a fifth consecutive time at the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Winter World Championships in Zeltweg in Austria.
Norwegian IOC member and biathlon legend Bjørndalen to miss Lillehammer 2016 to concentrate on own career
There are growing concerns about the suitability of Norway's Ole Einar Bjørndalen as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after he decided to go altitude training rather than attending the Winter Youth Olympic Games in his home country.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti believes that the city could not build an Olympic Village to the standard of the one it is now proposing on the piece of land which was initially proposed - as doing so would be "financially irresponsible".
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has accused fellow FIFA Presidential candidate Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of failing in his duty to protect footballers from Bahrain, who were among athletes allegedly tortured for taking part in anti-Government protests there in 2011.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has hired infectious disease specialists as concerns about the Zika virus continue ahead of Rio 2016.
Bach insists Norwegian people will embrace Olympic concept after meeting athletes at Lillehammer 2016
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has claimed the Norwegian people are not opposed to the Olympic concept and hopes Lillehammer 2016 will help boost this enthusiasm.
Legendary producer Ric Birch is no longer playing any role in the Rio 2016 Olympic or Paralympic Games after vacating his role in a row over budget cuts, he has revealed.
German deal with Warner for 2006 World Cup was to keep him "at arm's length" but was not corruption, claims Radmann
An agreement between the German Football Association (DFB) and the North, Central American and Caribbean Association (CONCACAF) President Jack Warner was drawn up to ensure he would continue their campaign to host the 2006 FIFA World Cup, it has been claimed.
Russia is set to receive another visit next week from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Taskforce monitoring its reforms.
Lagos will host the 2018 African Championships in Athletics, it has been announced.
The mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will either be a tiger, a cat or a wolf after the country's Sports Ministry revealed the short-list of three today.