Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles has became the latest American gymnast to allege she was sexually assaulted by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Minister Shunichi Suzuki has visited Rio 2016 venues and facilities due to be used at this year's Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires as part of a visit to South America.
The impressive growth in income generated by the Olympic Movement from five major programmes ground to a halt in the 2013-16 Olympic cycle, though growth is set to resume in the Pyeongchang 2018/Tokyo 2020 quadrennium.
David Owen: Olympicland suffers Rio-related revenue blip, but stays on course for $10 billion quadrennium to end the decade
It has been hard going financially for many people these past five or six years, and the Olympic Movement has not been immune to the slowdown.
I found myself re-reading a somewhat over-ambitious article I wrote almost exactly two years ago looking ahead to some expected and hoped-for Olympic developments in 2016. A few, such as a strong Paris 2024 bid, were realised while most others occurred belatedly or not at all. This inspired an urge to compile a similar list on the first day of what should be a quieter year on the administrative front in 2018, but probably won’t be.
Paralympic gold medal-winning wheelchair racer Marieke Vervoort has revealed she is ready to die through euthanasia.
A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) probe is reportedly underway in the United States investigating corruption allegations surrounding the awarding of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Rio de Janeiro in 2009.
Russia earn overtime win against South Korea to reach semi-finals of Women's Handball World Championships
Olympic gold medallists Russia battled through to the quarter-finals of the Women's Handball World Championships as they beat South Korea in overtime in Germany.
Third time lucky, they say. Try telling that to squash. Three consecutive times this global sport has sought entry to the Olympic Games; three times it has been turned away.
Olympic weightlifter Edwin Mosquera Roa has died after being shot in the Colombian city of Palmira.
Belgium won the eagerly-anticipated rematch of last year's Olympic final as they earned a thrilling 3-2 victory over Argentina at the Men's Hockey World League Final in India.
Norway will bid to continue their run of success at major events by defending their title during the Women's Handball World Championship in Germany.
There has been no damage has reported to the Velodrome built for last year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after a second fire at the venue in four months.
Paralympic gold medal-winning cyclist Karen Darke is set to receive an honorary degree from Abertay University in Dundee.
The British Karate Federation (BKF) and GB Taekwondo (GBTKD) have signed a partnership agreement, backed by UK Sport.