Two Mayoral candidates have taken very different approaches to the Olympic Games this week, with one calling for a cancellation and another viewing a potential bid as a vote-winning ploy.
UK Sport and the British Olympic Association (BOA) have offered tentative support towards exploring a potential bid for a future Olympic and Paralympic Games but say no talks have been held to date, after Sadiq Khan vowed to establish an exploratory committee after winning a second term as London Mayor.
So yesterday's revelation that the Mayor of one of the world’s great cities - London - still regards the Games as enough of an electoral asset to talk publicly about exploring a bid just two days before polling day must be accounted a considerable public relations bonus.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said he will explore a bid for the 2036 or 2040 Olympic and Paralympic Games should he be re-elected on Thursday (May 6).
New York has retained top spot on a ranking of cities most associated with sports, with fourth-placed Barcelona the only new addition to the top five.
The European boxing qualifier for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been moved from London because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
Top seed Novak Djokovic and fourth seed Daniil Medvedev both recorded straight sets wins on day two of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Finals in London.
Elite races on a St James’s Park loop course in bio-secure environment will form this year's London Marathon, but there is to be no in-person mass race.
The National Football League (NFL) will not schedule any games outside of the United States in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Boxing Taskforce (BTF) has today decided to suspend the current European Olympic Qualifying Tournament in London and the subsequent Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament and World Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which were due to take place in May.
World Sailing has cancelled its Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) for 2020 because of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
British teenager Caroline Dubois beat Belarus' Ala Staradub in the opening round of the women's lightweight event as action began today at the European Boxing Olympic Qualifying Tournament in London.
Organisers of the European Boxing Olympic Qualifying Tournament in London have confirmed that competition will start as planned tomorrow, despite the coronavirus pandemic forcing the cancellation or postponement of numerous events.
The European Olympic Boxing Qualifying Tournament in London has been officially launched today, with upto 450 men and women from as many as 50 countries competing at the Copper Box Arena at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
University of Michigan and University of Kentucky agree deal to take basketball teams to London in 2020
The University of Michigan and the University of Kentucky have agreed a three-year deal that will see them take their men's college basketball teams to play at the O2 Arena in London next year.