The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has taken another significant step in its attempts to clean up a tarnished sport by giving the majority of seats on its new Anti-Doping Commission to independent members.
More than $55 million transferred to and from Diack accounts linked to Russian doping and Olympic vote corruption claims
More than $55 million (£43 million/€47 million) was sent to and from accounts linked to former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack and his son Papa Massata, including those tied to the Russian doping scandal and Tokyo's successful bid for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
World Athletics Council has extended the deadline for the Russian Athletics Federation’s Reinstatement Commission to finalise its restoration plan.
Three-time Olympian Hiroshi Hoketsu has claimed statements about holding the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with or without COVID-19 are “regrettable”.
Chinese team arrive in Solomon Islands to provide 2023 Pacific Games help as partnership causes friction
A controversial flight from China carrying a team to work on helping the Solomon Islands prepare for the 2023 Pacific Games has arrived in the capital Honiara as divisions have emerged over the new partnership between the two countries.
Double Olympic biathlon champion Olga Zaitseva has vowed to appeal the "political" decision from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to reject her appeal against her disqualification from Sochi 2014 at the Swiss Federal Tribunal.
Japan is "determined" to host the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games "as proof that humanity has defeated the pandemic", according to the country's new Prime Minister.
Badminton Asia chief operating officer Saw Chit Boon has defended the decision of several Asian nations to withdraw from the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals prior the event being postponed for a third time.
Cathy Freeman’s gold medal winning 400m race at the Sydney 2000 Olympics has become the first Australian sporting moment to be preserved using "Synthetic DNA" technology in what a leading official has described as a "Space Odyssey."
Wang Fengchao has been appointed Mayor of Chengdu, a key position in the build-up to next year's Summer World University Games in the Chinese city.
World Table Tennis (WTT) has announced its events in the first half 2021 are set to take place in hubs in the Middle East, China and Europe.
Brazil to parade in flip-flops during Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony after COB sign deal with Havaianas
The Brazilian team will parade in flip-flops during the Opening Ceremony of Tokyo 2020 after the country's Olympic Committee signed a contract with Havaianas.
Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep are considered the favourites to win the respective men's and women's titles at the French Open, which gets underway in Paris tomorrow.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Dow announced it will give out its "Carbon Initiative Award" for a second year running.
Madison Wilson and Brendon Smith are the only Australians to have been named on the four American franchises set to compete during the upcoming International Swimming League (ISL) season in Budapest.