Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has accused one of the country’s politicians of trying to "bribe" its athletes to boycott Beijing 2022.
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Any hope that Adelaide would step into the breach and offer to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games appear to have been ended before the campaign has even properly started after the South Australian Government ruled they would not change their minds about bidding.
The world’s oldest living Olympic medallist, John Russell, has died, it has been announced.
The 2023 African Games in Ghana should be a key qualification competition for the following year’s Olympic Games for as many sports as possible and offer prize money to help raise the prestige of the event, it has been claimed.
More than 600 sports facilities across France have been identified as potential training camps for teams preparing for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris.
Finland's Jyrki Jarvi, the first Olympic gold medallist in the discipline, was today elected as the new President of the 49er Class Association.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has tried to portray his country’s athletes, who currently face being banned from the Olympic Games because of allegations of state-sponsored doping, as the victims of "unsportsmanlike means".
More than 300 delegates took part in the first virtual edition of the World Taekwondo General Assembly as they heard President Chungwon Choue promise the sport can look forward optimistically to 2021.
Hamilton is continuing to struggle for official backing from key politicians to support its bid to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games in the run-up to a crucial meeting tomorrow.
World Athletics Championship silver medallist Kara Goucher has hit out at United States President Donald Trump for allegedly not taking COVID-19 seriously following his short spell in hospital to receive treatment for the virus.
A blue plaque has been unveiled in Newbury in the United Kingdom to five-time Wimbledon champion and Olympic silver medallist Lottie Dod.
A new date of June in 2022 has been proposed for the Pacific Mini Games in the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) following the decision to move it due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Russian Boxing Federation (RBF) secretary general Umar Kremlev has tested positive for coronavirus and is in hospital.
An important milestone has been reached in the modernisation of Los Angeles International Airport in time for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A piece of the floor signed by the late Kobe Bryant after his last match in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 2016 has been sold for $631,200 (£487,400/€536,900) at auction.