James Macleod will replace Pere Miró as head of National Olympic Committee (NOC) relations and Olympic Solidarity at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from the start of next year, it was announced today.
Austrian police launch investigation into possible doping by five Russian biathletes and team officials
Austrian police have launched an investigation into five Russian biathletes and five team officials for anti-doping rule violations connected to last year's World Championships in Hochfilzen, it was announced today.
The International Swimming Federation (FINA) has announced the launch of a new Champions Swim Series event as the governing body battles a backlash after blocking athletes from taking part in rival competitions.
Chengdu seems certain to be named as the host city of the 2021 Summer Universiade.
Senator calls for FBI investigation into USOC and USA Gymnastics for "massive cover-up" of Nassar abuse
Senator Richard Blumenthal has called on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to investigate the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and USA Gymnastics after an independent report accused the two bodies of facilitating Larry Nassar's sexual abuse.
The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has banned two Chinese athletes for two years after they failed out-of-competition drug tests.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has agreed a training programme for athletes in contention for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Organisers of next year's European Games in Minsk have held a briefing for diplomats from 25 countries who are due to compete at the multi-sport event.
Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep have been named as the International Tennis Federation's world champions for 2018.
Organisers of the 2019 Summer Universiade held a meeting to discuss security plans for the student event in Naples next year.
Wheelchair rugby, one of a number of sports dropped from the UK Sport funding programme in December 2016, will receive £500,000 ($630,000/€554,000) - the maximum investment for a team sport - through a newly established UK Sport Aspiration Fund.
Russian Kirill Prigoda lit up the third day of the International Swimming Federation World Short Course Championships as he broke the world record on his way to securing the men's 200m breaststroke gold medal in Hangzhou.
A late Mink van der Weerden goal sent The Netherlands through to the semi-finals as they broke Indian hearts with a 2-1 win over the host nation at the International Hockey Federation Men's World Cup in Bhubaneswar.
China's Chen Yufei is on the brink of an early exit from the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour Finals after she was beaten by Michelle Li of Canada in Guangzhou today.
Unified pair Jang Woojin, of South Korea, and Cha Hyo Sim, from North Korea, energised the opening day of the International Table Tennis Federation's World Tour Grand Finals in Incheon by beating the world champions to reach the last four of the mixed doubles.