An International Olympic Committee (IOC) 2024 Evaluation Commission Working Group has completed four days of meetings in Lausanne to analyse the first part of the Canadidature Files submitted by the four cities vying to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced that 507 bike tests have taken place at the ongoing Tour de Romandie in the battle against technological fraud - and that no offences have been detected.
Italy's five-time World Championship rowing medallist Niccolò Mornati has been suspended and faces missing the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after testing positive for a banned drug normally used for treating breast cancer, it has been announced.
Japanese duo Kento Momota and Kenichi Tago have been removed from all Badminton World Federation (BWF) ranking lists following their respective suspensions for gambling at an illegal casino.
Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has admitted to concerns about the Zika virus as she prepares to defend her title at Rio 2016 in August.
Coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be shown on video messaging application Snapchat after the signing of an unprecedented deal with American rightsholders NBC.
Brazil's women caused a surprise by opting to join a tough-looking group as the draw for the Rio 2016 handball tournament was made.
Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics has received cross-party support from the United States' House of Representatives.
A Twitter poll has been launched by the International Judo Federation (IJF) to decide the theme of this year’s World Judo Day.
Biathlete Klaus Siebert, a former Olympic silver medallist, has passed away at the age of 60 following a battle with cancer.
Egypt's Nour El Sherbini recovered from two games down to beat England's Laura Massaro in the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Women's World Championship final in Kuala Lumpur.
Xu Xin claimed his fourth Asian Cup men's singles title by beating Chinese team-mate Zhang Jike in Dubai today, to take another crucial step towards an elusive singles spot at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Chris Froome made his presence felt at the Tour de Romandie as the British rider soloed to victory at the end of a mountainous stage four route from Conthey to Villars-sur-Ollon.
Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei advanced to the men’s final at the Badminton Asia Championships after defeating his rival Lin Dan of China in Wuhan today.
Dutch world record holder Mike Schloesser recovered from a disastrous start to edge Turkey's Demir Elmaağaçlı in thrilling circumstances in the men's compound final at the Archery World Cup in Shanghai today.