Tsunekazu Takeda is set to resign as President of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) following bribery allegations linked to the successful bid from Tokyo 2020, it has been reported.
American fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad has criticised attitudes in France towards the hijab, a debate becoming increasingly bitter in the build-up to the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris.
Duncan Mackay: ABBA absent as IOC Evaluation Commission visits Sweden, but maybe that's a good thing
There was a time not so long ago that a bid city preparing for the visit of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission would treat it like a military operation.
Germany and Britain have been announced by the International Canoe Federation (ICF) as the hosts of 2023 World Championships, events which will double as qualifiers for the following year's Olympic Games in Paris.
Ten-year-old star Sky Brown is among a team of five skateboarders who will benefit from UK Sport's recent Aspiration Fund award to help them try to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, it has been announced here today.
The Japanese Government is set to carry out a review over whether to allow North Korean athletes entry to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as an exception to the country's sanctions against the secretive state.
Europe finished on top as the first World Team Trophy in cue sports concluded today in Roissy-en-France near Paris, with a new format of competition involving men and women competing in snooker, carom and pool.
Tokyo 2020 unveil locations for special display of Olympic flame in disaster-hit areas in East Japan
Tokyo 2020 has today announced the locations where the Olympic flame will be on public display prior to the Torch Relay in Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima prefectures, which bore the brunt of the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami.
Tokyo 2020 have unveiled the official sport pictograms for next year's Olympic Games to mark the 500 days to go countdown.
Thailand has agreed to ban itself from weightlifting because of its recent doping record and will miss the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, but it will still host the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships.
Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) President Ben Nunoo Mensah has met Thomas Bach at the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne.
Japan's national public broadcaster NHK is aiming to start simultaneous online streaming of its television programmes prior to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games after a bill to revise the broadcast law to allow it to do so was approved.
Karate's proposal to be fifth additional sport at Paris 2024 turned down following meeting with Organising Committee
Paris 2024 has stated it will not be reconsidering its proposal for new sports on the programme of the Olympic Games in five years' time after holding a meeting with leading figures from karate, which was controversially excluded.
Valentín officially completes historic Olympic triple after finally receiving re-allocated gold medal from London 2012
Spain's Lidia Valentín has officially made history as the first female weightlifter to medal at three Olympic Games, having been belatedly awarded the women's 75 kilograms gold from London 2012 at a ceremony in Madrid.
Karate will tomorrow step up its campaign to reverse a decision not to include it on the programme of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris by meeting French officials.