China, Turkey and other nations who have been banned from weightlifting for a year are hopeful that they will be able to start competing again before the ban runs its full course.
Exclusive: Canadian Sports Minister says Government cannot decide on Calgary 2026 bid until it sees the details
Kent Hehr, Canada's Minister for Sport and Persons with Disabilities, has told insidethegames that the Federal Government in Ottawa cannot decide whether to back a Calgary attempt for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games until it knows the full details of any such bid.
Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) President Tricia Smith has called for immediate "provisional measures, including suspensions" to be taken against Russia before Pyeongchang 2018 regardless of whether the two ongoing International Olympic Committee (IOC) investigations into evidence of doping at the previous edition in Sochi are completed.
Lamine Diack and his son Papa Massata, the two officials at the heart of the corruption investigations surrounding successive bid races for the Olympic Games, have been accused of attempting to "lock" African votes in support of Tokyo in the final stages of their successful attempt to land the 2020 contest.
San Diego Exploratory Foundation to begin search for 2019 ANOC World Beach Games commercial partners
The San Diego Exploratory Foundation (SDEF) will begin a process to sign global commercial partners for the 2019 Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games after being granted exclusive permission to distribute rights following an inspection visit.
Every time this week that the flame lighting ceremony for Pyeongchang 2018 has been rehearsed, a flame has been lit and kept safely in a special lantern.
World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue has today pinpointed good governance as a priority for the international governing body with an action plan on how it intends to further improve in this regard presented at a Council meeting held here in London.
A Russian Government spokesman has announced that Russia will welcome former FIFA and UEFA Presidents Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini to next year's World Cup.
The European Olympic Committees' (EOC) new Athletes' Commission was elected in Monaco with Estonia's Gerd Kanter chosen as chairman.
Spain's Rio 2016 Olympic high jump gold medallist Ruth Beitia has announced her retirement from athletics.
Ornskoldsvik and Umea have been named as the host cities of the 2019 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Under-18 World Championship in Sweden.
The inaugural World Beach Taekwondo Championships, held on the Greek island of Rhodes, has officially been shortlisted for the "Initiative of the Year" at the 2017 Peace and Sport Awards.
Reigning Olympic ski cross champion Marielle Thompson has suffered a serious knee injury during a training session, which puts her hopes of competing at Pyeongchang 2018 into major doubt.
Major reforms of handball in Europe from 2020 are being planned by the European Handball Federation (EHF).
World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has praised the fourth edition of the Small States of Europe Championships, which was held in Andorra.