Tamás Aján was corrupt and had to go but he was "a convenient fall guy...part of a bigger problem in weightlifting" according to Ursula Papandrea, the woman who replaced him as leader of the sport’s governing body.
The Pyrenees-Barcelona bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics has been put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials have confirmed.
The Empowering Olympic, Paralympic and Amateur Athletes Act of 2020 has been signed by United States President Donald Trump, which will see the legislation become law.
A series of high-tech devices are being tested this weekend with a view to Tokyo 2020 as fans head to the 32,000-seater Yokohama Stadium.
Ontario’s Minister of Heritage and Sport Lisa MacLeod has announced that she will back a bid from Hamilton for the Commonwealth Games - but not until 2027.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld the original the decision to ban Alexander Zubkov and three other Russian athletes for two years.
Olympic taekwondo champion Ahmad Abughaush is under arrest in Jordan, the Public Security Directorate has announced.
Twenty-six races spread across 12 countries in Europe and North America are set to be held as part of an expanded World Athletics Indoor Tour in 2021.
The Canoe Slalom World Cup in Pau in France is set to go ahead next weekend, despite the country entering a national lockdown.
France’s David Gaudu earned victory on a gruelling stage 11 of the Vuelta a España as Primož Roglič and Richard Carapaz remain locked on the same time at the top of the general classification.
Belgium overcame Britain in their International Hockey Federation Pro League match in Brussels after the visitors beat the hosts in a shootout in the women's tie.
Olympic champions Caster Semenya and Wayde van Niekerk are among 43 athletes included in Athletics South Africa’s preparation squad for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Birmingham 2022 World Games organisers have announced a partnership with the Lakeshore Foundation, which will focus on making the event more inclusive of people with disabilities.
The Ariake Gymnastics Centre - which features one of the world’s largest timber roofs - has been recognised with the Minister of the Environment Award for its use of wood.
Colin Rattigan has claimed he attempted to address "unethical and inappropriate behaviour" at the British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association (BBSA), following his removal as a director of the organisation earlier this month.