The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has criticised the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision not to impose a blanket ban on Russian athletes at Rio 2016 after they had called for the nation to be completely exiled from the Games in the wake of Richard McLaren’s report.
Nuzman insists serious issues raised with Rio 2016 Athletes' Village will be resolved before Games begin
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman has insisted all of the issues with the Athletes’ Village will be “resolved” before the Games begin after a number of major problems were raised by those who arrived at the facility over the weekend.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has said it is very concerned by the message that Russian runner Yuliya Stepanova’s ban from next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro sends to future whistleblowers.
Tokyo 2020 has celebrated four years to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the 32nd Olympiad by holding an event at the Japanese capital’s Haneda Airport.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has opened the official bid and host city selection process for its events from 2017 to 2021.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) have announced they have agreed in principle to establish a joint venture with Alisports to help increase global awareness of boxing.
Turkish Olympic Committee hold Bosphorus Cross-Continental race with Taylor-Smith as celebrity guest swimmer
Shelley Taylor-Smith was the celebrity guest swimmer for the Bosphorus Cross-Continental race after being unveiled by the Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC).
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has opted not to impose a blanket ban on all Russian athletes from next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, despite the country's doping crisis.
Major issues with the Rio 2016 Olympic Village have been revealed less than a fortnight before the start of the Games - with some athletes facing turning up to find their accommodation not ready.
International Federations will "pull out all the stops" claims IOC Executive Board member as criticism on Russia decision mounts
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member Patrick Hickey insists the International Federations (IFs) will “pull out all the stops” in assessing whether Russian athletes can compete at Rio 2016 amid a backlash of criticism towards the organisation for their decision not to impose a blanket ban on the country.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has claimed the country will “do everything to fight for the integrity and cleanliness of sport” after avoiding a blanket ban from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova will not be able to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as a neutral athlete after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ethics Commission ruled her ineligible due to her "long implication in a doping system".
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has offered his support to the International Federations (IFs) who are currently weighing up whether to follow their lead in banning Russian athletes from competing at Rio 2016.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive director for the Olympic Games Christophe Dubi has moved to allay fears over security at Rio 2016 by claiming the plans in place are “robust” enough to deal with any threat posed at the event.
Three stations on a bus-route connecting Rio de Janeiro's airport with the Olympic Park were briefly closed after a shoot-out between police and drug gangs.