Breakdancing, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing have been touted as the favourites to be included as additional sports on the Olympic Games programme for Paris 2024.
Lawyers for South Africa’s two-time Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya have accused the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) of breaching confidentiality rules and trying to influence public opinion, after the governing body released the names of expert witnesses it plans to call at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week.
German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) will send a team to the 2019 European Games in Minsk having opted against boycotting the event in Belarus’ capital city.
Queen Silvia offers backing of Swedish Winter Olympic bid following Alpine Skiing World Championships
Queen Silvia of Sweden has backed Stockholm and Åre’s bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games, following the conclusion of the Alpine Skiing World Championships.
Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra Cornejo has expressed his confidence the Pan and Parapan American Games in Lima will prove successful after touring the Athletes’ Village.
Organisers of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines has suffered a blow after the country’s Senate approved a budget of PHP2.5 billion (£37 million/$48 million/€42 million) less than was originally requested.
Organisers of next year's Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne have opened a competition to design the medals.
Tahiti have expressed concerns over accommodation for Samoa 2019 following a visit from their delegation in advance of the Pacific Games.
Swedish Swimming Federation (SSF) chair Ulla Gustavsson has resigned following a backlash to her comments that a veil was a “symbol of repression”.
Ukraine are to skip the final International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup event of the season in Russia this week, it has been revealed.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) plan to launch a new professional basketball league in Africa, they have announced.
World number one men’s tennis player Novak Djokovic has been named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year for the fourth time after returning from a long injury layoff to win Wimbledon and the US Open in 2018.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has released the results of an extensive biomechanics study conducted during last year's World Indoor Athletics Championships in Birmingham.
A campaign has been launched by the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) which aims to see the country represented in 10 sports at Tokyo 2020.
United States’ Alison Riske and Jennifer Brady sprung surprises in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships.