Ever since the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) was declared non-compliant in November 2015, a question has ominously lingered over the sports movement; just how long can this go on?
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The finishing touches have just been added to ‘’Olympic language’’, a new exhibition at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne. It concentrates on the ‘’look‘’ of the Games which coordinates symbols, decoration of the stadium and even street signs.
Mike Rowbottom: A familiar sporting tale as Graves and ECB find a hundred ways to leave cricket lovers
Long ago, in another millennium, there was a weekly television show called The Word. It wasn't in the beginning - it actually started at 6pm on Fridays and then moved to a late-night slot.
Not all time is of equal value; this can - or should - have a bearing on the administration of justice.
Internationally renowned sports stars from Egypt are a bit thin on the ground, give or take the odd squash player or émigrés like Jaroslav Drobny, the exiled Czech who took temporary political refuge under the African nation's flag and won Wimbledon back in 1954.
A sporting performance which caught my eye more than any other over the weekend was a superb 800 metres time of 1min 47.50sec in Manchester, clocked by Great Britain's Max Burgin eight days before his 16th birthday.
The Baku 2015 band are almost back together, as the European Games prepares for the second leg of its tour around Europe - well, Eastern Europe.
Liam Morgan: Sport needs to act tough to deal with countries which deny athletes their right to compete for political reasons
The taking part that counts mantra is often derided by those among us who feel sport is about competition rather than participation.
It has already been a year of celebration for Irish sport. Back in March, they clinched the Grand Slam in rugby union on St Patrick's Day.
Mike Rowbottom: Why the "dark arts" that Southampton FC may have endured were no more than dark lite…
Who knows what lies behind the great Swansea Marriott Hotel mystery?
Imagine this: you launch a bidding contest to select a host-city and over 200 candidates throw their hats into the ring.
It is far from fanciful to suggest that the return of Tyson Fury is the most anticipated comeback by a former undefeated world heavyweight champion since the great Muhammad Ali almost half a century ago.
Nick Butler: IOC appeal on Russia is ambitious but can cases still be built against individual athletes?
Russian journalists were on bullish form at the press conference which closed last week’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board meeting in Lausanne.
An installation outside the Sydney 2000 Olympic Stadium is claimed to represent the densely packed crowds which inhabited the Olympic Park during the Games.
Liam Morgan: Unified Korean team at World Table Tennis Championships was right move at the wrong time
Confirmation that North and South Korea would face each other in the women’s quarter-finals at the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Halmstad was met with a witty response from a colleague as news of their pending meeting filtered through to us in the office.