An increase in the size of the women's Olympic football tournament may be more likely now that FIFA President Gianni Infantino has joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
New evidence of manipulated doping samples has been released by the makers of a German television documentary about alleged corruption in weightlifting.
Stevie Wonder and Peter Gabriel have both sung about peace at Olympic ceremonies through John Lennon's Imagine and, in the last few days, the United Nations passed a resolution calling for a period of truce during next year's Games in Tokyo.
The velvet glove treatment did not produce the hoped-for conduct change within Russia's sport-doping culture.
There was plenty of excitement around the New Zealand Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games team, as some of their clothing was unveiled to a musical fanfare.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) made the right moves as far as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is concerned when its Executive Board backed a tough stance against doping in Lausanne tonight.
Paris 2024 remains free to negotiate a sponsorship agreement with a hotel partner, in spite of the new worldwide sponsorship deal with room renting platform Airbnb, according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
In 2016, I used Airbnb to book a room in an apartment block in the Botafogo district of Rio de Janeiro.
Thomas Bach's speechwriter has been working overtime lately. This week is the fifth World Conference on Doping in Sport, and so the theme of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President's latest address was doping - an 11-page blockbuster.
Thirty years ago, demonstrators were on the streets in Eastern Germany in protests which would eventually bring down the Government of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and with it, the fall of the Berlin Wall.