Brazil's under-fire President Dilma Rousseff rekindled the Olympic Flame for the first time on Brazilian soil here this morning to set into motion a Torch Relay due to last for the next 94 days until the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony on August 5.
Pyeongchang 2018 President Cho Yang-ho has sensationally stepped down from his role with immediate effect.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the South African Doping Control Laboratory in Bloemfontein until September 30.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has denied that it has splashed out on an all expenses paid trip to the Rio 2016 Olympics for three politicians - which was said to include business class flights.
Kosovo has been accepted as the 55th member of UEFA, opening the door for the country to apply for FIFA recognition.
Paris 2024 has signed a deal with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as part of the French capital's "environmental" bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The International Rowing Federation (FISA) has suspended Niccolò Mornati's membership of its Athletes' Commission after the Italian failed a drugs test.
Los Angeles 2024 has sought input from young computer programmers by presenting two of the challenges at the annual LA Hacks event, held at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion at the weekend.
A second biathlete has had his provisional suspension for meldonium use overturned.
Marisa Dick has been confirmed as Trinidad and Tobago’s gymnastics representative for this year’s Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro.
A new rule designed to crack down on "boosting" in Paralympic sport has been brought into force.
Rome 2024 has launched a digital guide on the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) is set to host a referee-coach joint training camp in Muju this week as the international governing body’s preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games continue.
An online petition has been launched against the appointment of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan as a goodwill ambassador of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for Rio 2016.
Manchester has been named host of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Championships in 2017 when prize money for men and women will be equal for the first time ever.