The Olympic and Paralympic Games are meant to be the ultimate test for competitors from around the world, and so it has proved with the mental strength of would-be Olympians and Paralympians challenged as never before by the incursions of the COVID-19 pandemic.
It had been well over a year since Daniel Gaysinsky last stepped in the ring, and with the strict COVID-19 restrictions in Ontario it was nearly impossible to attend any domestic or international training camps.
The World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) is holding a series of three workshops to provide information athletes in the build-up to breaking’s Olympic debut at Paris 2024.
Zimbabwe's men began the rugby sevens Olympic repechage tournament with a convincing win against Mexico - although it was the only game played in Monaco today after Uganda were withdrawn following a coronavirus outbreak.
Football’s Coming Home is a song we’ve been singing for more decades than I care to remember and an ever sanguine, if not so little Englander, like me continues to hope that this time the key has been left under the doormat.
German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) President Alfons Hörmann is to step down later this year, in the wake of allegations of a "culture of fear" within the organisation and in a move which avoids the Presidium having to face a vote of no confidence.
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Mo Farah has been thrown a lifeline to make the men's 10,000 metres standard for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with an invitational race being added to the British Athletics Championships later this month in Manchester for him to run.
Ex-New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has been included in Japan's squad for the baseball tournament at Tokyo 2020.
The Japanese Government has struck a deal with Pfizer to provide another 20,000 workers involved in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics with the company's COVID-19 vaccine.
Star goalkeeper Rachael Lynch is set to return after being named in Australia's 16-strong squad for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - but a mystery player has appealed the decision not to select them for the Games.
The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) has vowed to continue collaboration with Ōsaki, despite the Japanese town cancelling a pre-Olympics training camp, and is focused on ensuring bio-security ahead of the Games.
Group of Seven (G7) leaders have once again offered their support for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics taking place as planned.
Austria lead the qualifying standings for the duet free final after finishing top in both the technical and free routines at the Artistic Swimming Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament in Barcelona, Spain.
Colombia’s entire team of eight weightlifters faces suspension from the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) decision.
Italy, hosts Spain and Greece earned the three Tokyo 2020 team berths at the International Swimming Federation's (FINA) Artistic Swimming Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament (ASOGQT) in Barcelona.