Korean Sport and Olympic Committee (KSOC) co-President Kim Jung-haeng will miss the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for health reasons.
Former world champion Ilia Frolov and Maksim Kustov have become the latest Russian athletes to be excluded from Rio 2016 after the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) revealed they had been named in Richard McLaren's report into doping in the country.
A “heightened level” of security will be in place to deal with betting-related corruption at Rio 2016 after the European Sport Security Association (ESSA) strengthened their co-operation with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
A study from Yale University has predicted that only between three and 37 people will be infected with the Zika virus when visiting Brazil for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Prosecutor Rafael Brum Miron has claimed the potential terrorist plot at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro was “no joke” following the arrest of 12 suspects earlier this week.
London 2012 Olympic gold medallist Alexander Dyachenko has been banned from competing at Rio 2016 along with four other Russian athletes after they were all named in Richard McLaren’s damning report, the International Canoe Federation (ICF) has announced.
Three rowers have been axed from Russia's team for Rio 2016 after failing to meet the strict criteria for eligibility installed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Rowing Federation (FISA) announced today following a meeting of their Executive Committee.
Nigerian canoeist facing race against time to reach Rio 2016 after delayed flight leaves him stranded in Frankfurt
Nigerian canoe slalomist Johny Akinyemi is facing a race against time to make it to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games after a delayed flight left him stranded in Frankfurt.
Seven Russian athletes have been banned from competing at next month’s Olympic Games by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in the wake of the International Olympic Committee’s decision not to impose a blanket ban on the nation.
A New Zealand jiu-jitsu athlete has claimed he was kidnapped in Rio de Janeiro, raising further security concerns ahead of next month’s Olympic Games.
Dmity Peskov, press secretary of Vladimir Putin, has welcomed the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to not implement a blanket ban on Russian athletes at Rio 2016 but revealed the President has no plans to attend the Opening Ceremony.
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 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.
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.