Sigulda District Council have provisionally supported the acquisition of land which could be used to construct an Athletes' Village as part of Latvia’s involvement in a Stockholm bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President René Fasel has told the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that there are four options "on the table" for men's ice hockey at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Almost 40 per cent of nearly 900 athletes surveyed by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said they had been drug-tested five times or less in their entire careers.
Former world champion boxer Mia St. John has admitted to doping and taking elaborate steps to cover it up during her professional career, despite never failing a test.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has carried out an experiment to see if spraying water on pavements could effectively reduce temperatures during the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.
The Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships were the "best ever", according to European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen.
World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has admitted the 2020 World Championships in Dubai need to be "perfect" as the sport bids to keep its place on the Olympic programme beyond Tokyo 2020.
Jakarta's new light rail transit system unlikely to be used for 2018 Asian Games after latest trial postponed
Organisers of the 2018 Asian Games have admitted that the new light rail transit (LRT) system in Jakarta is unlikely to be used for the continental event, which is officially due to begin on Saturday (August 18).
Belarus President claims European Games will boost image and tourism amid ongoing criticism of human rights record
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has claimed the European Games will have a positive impact on the image of the country and provide a boost to tourism, despite ongoing criticism of the country's human rights record.
Britain's Richard Allcroft has been elected as the new President of the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF).
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin has described his appointment to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Education Commission as a "wonderful opportunity".
Australia and New Zealand have each been shortlisted as potential hosts of the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup.
A battle to become the next President of the Uruguayan Football Federation (AUF) has become engulfed in a mire of allegations, resignations and investigations.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) will hold 17 Challenge Series events in the 2019 season, eight more than this year, they have announced.
Cuba's long-term Greco-Roman wrestling coach Pedro Val Bragueira, who is widely credited with transforming the country into an international wrestling force, has died at the age of 65 after a long illness.