Auditions to find dancers for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics have begun in the Brazilian city.
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Belgium's home friendly clash with Spain in Brussels this evening has been called off due to security fears following the Paris terror attacks.
Australia and Samoa went through day one of the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship and Olympic qualifier undefeated today with both countries battling for the sole place on offer at Rio 2016.
French skating President "absolutely sorry" after Paris attacks force cancellation of Grand Prix event
International Skating Union (ISU) Presidency hopeful Didier Gailhaguet said he is "absolutely sorry" and "disappointed" after the cancellation of the Trophee Eric Bompard due to the Paris terror attacks.
Oscar Pistorius has carried out his first day of community service after the six-times Paralympic champion was released from jail and into house arrest.
Thomas Bach says he is "confident" the measures proposed by the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) in the wake of the country's athletics doping scandal will allow them to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
The organisers of the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympic Games have expressed their "shock and sadness" after the horrific terror attacks which shook the French capital.
Russia's suspension by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) was too harsh a punishment, according to the President of the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF).
Russia's two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has written a heartfelt letter urging the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) not to suspend her country.
Iceland's National Paralympic Committee has held its first ever Paralympic Day in capital Reykjavik.
Kuwait has been awarded the hosting rights for the 2019 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Games - despite the country's suspension by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Rome 2024's newly appointed secretary general Diana Bianchedi admiited spearheading the Italian capital's bid to host the Olympic Games is a "great challenge".
All-Russia Athletics Federation President reveals they will admit to some doping allegations and contest others
Russia is set to admit to some of the allegations made in the explosive World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission report as they seek to avoid being banned by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Insurance firm Prudential has extended its sponsorship of the RideLondon cycling festival for a further three years, up to and including the 2018 event.
Inas - the International Sports Federation for those with an intellectual disability - is to hold a whole week of activities to celebrate its athletes.