The Yokohama Municipal Government has backed plans to build seaside gondolas in the city prior to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in nearby Tokyo.
A group of 39 Swiss Parliamentarians prepared for a day’s debating with an early morning run around the Bundeshaus in Bern as they took part in the 17th “Parliamen-tation” race, organised this year by the Swiss National Olympic Committee.
Lahti in Finland will host Division B of the 2018 International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) European Championships , it has been announced.
A bill granting civil jurisdiction immunity to decisions made by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) should grant them more power to pursue drug cheats without legal obstructions.
Paris 2024 organisers heard the desired verdict here today from the chairman of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Coordination Commission, Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant, who concluded a two-day visit by expressing "a very high level of satisfaction" with preparations made so far - while stressing there was no need for undue haste.
France's main trade unions and employer organisations have underlined their unity with Paris 2024 by signing a social charter today with organisers and the Games delivery body SOLIDEO.
Anne Hidalgo, the Mayor of Paris and head of the Paris 2024 delivery body SOLIDEO, has emphasised a sense of responsibility to organise a Games of "extraordinary value".
An external audit of the International Biathlon Union's (IBU) anti-doping programmes has been launched in a bid to show how the organisation has reformed.
Moscow Laboratory director turned whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov has claimed that Russian footballer Ruslan Kambolov had positive drugs tests covered-up in the same way as with athletes at Sochi 2014.
Dragon boat racing has joined ice hockey and table tennis as the latest sporting vehicle for pan-Korean peace after emerging as the most likely discipline for a unified team at this year's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang.
Badminton Europe (BEC) President Gregory Verpoorten has announced he will not seek re-election when his current term ends in April 2019, saying he wants more time to spend with his family.
Paris will mark the first Olympic Day since it won the 2024 Games with a programme of sporting activities and demonstrations throughout the city on Saturday (June 23).
Curling will return to Pyeongchang in November for the 2018 Pacific-Asia Championships.
Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat, asked to host this year's World Weightlifting Championships at short notice, is making "significant progress" towards staging the event from November 1 to 10, it has been claimed.
Saudi Arabian players arrived safely in Rostov-on-Don for their second FIFA World Cup match tomorrow despite their plane catching fire mid-flight.