Irish swimmer Fiona Doyle has vowed to “take the risk” of contracting the Zika virus at Rio 2016 despite wanting to to have children as she does not want to miss out on making her first-ever Olympic Games appearance.
Djokovic calls for ranking points to be available at Olympic Games as top-ranked American withdraws from Rio 2016
World number one Novak Djokovic has called for ranking points to be available at future Olympic tennis tournaments, describing the competition as “like a fifth Grand Slam”.
Belarus' Ekaterina Karsten qualified for her seventh Olympic Games a week before her 44th birthday at the International Rowing Federation (FISA) European Continental and Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne.
Frenchman Jean-Charles Valladont and Turkey’s Yasemin Anagoz will go into tomorrow’s World Archery European Olympic continental qualifier as the top men’s and women’s seeds respectively after both topped the standings on the first day of the European Archery Championships in Nottingham.
Olympic champion Taylor claims Rio 2016 berth after reaching semi-finals at Women's World Boxing Championships
Ireland’s Katie Taylor ensured she will have the opportunity to defend her Olympic lightweight title at Rio 2016 after reaching the semi-finals of the Women’s World Boxing Championships here in Kazakhstan’s capital.
A virtual reality application has been launched by leading broadcaster Eurosport during this year’s ongoing French Open at Roland Garros in Paris.
Cincinnati winners Barbosa and Carvalhaes crash out of qualification round at FIVB Moscow Grand Slam
Brazilian duo Saymon Barbosa and Gustavo Carvalhaes were unable to follow up their superb success in Cincinnati as they crashed out of the qualification round of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Moscow Grand Slam today.
South Korea's Hwang Woo-jin and Jun Woongtae claimed men's relay gold on day two of the World Modern Pentathlon Championships in Moscow's Olympic Stadium.
Britain’s Andy Murray completed his rain-affected comeback to avoid a shock early exit at the French Open as he overcame veteran Czech player Radek Štěpánek in five sets at Roland Garros.
Dutchman Steven Kruijswijk extended his Giro d'Italia lead to three minutes after another fine display on the 16th stage of the Grand Tour.
The process to find locations for the team training camps for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan has been officially launched by the Organising Committee and the sport’s global governing body.
A pre-sale ticket phase for the 2017 World Championships in Glasgow has been launched to allow fans to secure seats for the event two weeks before they officially become available.
Pacific rivals Samoa and Tonga will meet in the same group of the men's rugby sevens Olympic qualification tournament in Monaco.
World number three Rory McIlroy has hinted he may turn down the chance to represent Ireland at this year’s Olympic Games due to heightened concerns over the Zika virus.
London 2012 men's singles champion Zhang Jike will have the opportunity to defend his title at Rio 2016 after being named one of China's two representatives at Rio 2016 over the world's second and third ranked players.