Nijat Rahimov, a gold medallist at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, is one of the first two weightlifters ever to be charged with a doping offence for allegedly swapping urine samples.
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Peter Dawson, who steps down as President of the International Golf Federation (IGF) at the end of this month, foresees his sport being followed by packed crowds at the Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Olympics.
Olympic judo champion Silva to miss Tokyo 2020 after failing in bid to have two-year doping ban overturned
Rafaela Lopes Silva, who won gold in the women's under-57kg category at Rio 2016, will now miss the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after failing in her appeal to have a two-year ban for a doping offence overturned.
Eduardo Paes, who was Mayor of Rio de Janeiro during the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has been elected again to lead the Brazilian city.
A bronze statue of triple Olympic gold medal-winning horse Valegro has been unveiled in Newent, the small market town in Gloucestershire in England where the gelding is based with his rider Charlotte Dujardin.
Shoes worn by Belarus basketball star Yelena Leuchanka at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are being auctioned online to raise money for the Belarus Sports Solidarity Fund (BSSF).
Japan’s former world champion Ami Kondo has retired from judo at the age of 25 to concentrate on a new career as a teacher.
A bronze statue of triple Olympic gold medal-winning horse Valegro is to be erected in the small market town in Gloucestershire in England where the gelding is based with his rider Charlotte Dujardin.
Germany’s flag that was carried during the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has been put up for sale on eBay for $10,000 (£7,700/€8,500).
A claim by Frankie Fredericks that International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach tried to hamper an investigation into corruption by telling him not to travel to France has been dismissed by the organisation.
Simone Manuel, who became the first African-American woman to win an individual Olympic gold medal in swimming at Rio 2016, has revealed that racism almost cause her to give up the sport as a youngster.
Disgraced former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack has made his latest appearance in front of a French judge as part of an investigation into alleged corruption linked to the respective awarding of the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games to Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo.
Charlotte Caslick has become the latest member of the Australian side which won Olympic rugby sevens gold at Rio 2016 to sign for a National Rugby League Women's (NRLW) team.
Nike kit supposed to be used by Kenyan athletes during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, but which was confiscated during a corruption investigation, has been returned to the National Olympic Committee.