The manifesto which led to the revival of the Olympic Games more than 120 years ago has sold for a record $8,806,500 (£6,764,543/€7,916,191) at an auction in New York City.
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An end-of-year celebration has been held by the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee (CTOC).
Australian swimmer Shayna Jack has claimed cross-contamination could have caused her positive drugs test which has left her facing a four-year ban from the sport.
Romania's former rugby sevens captain Stephen Hihetah has been banned for four years after testing positive for anabolic steroids.
Britain has pre-selected Callum Hawkins for the marathon at next year's Olympic Games in Japan.
Mars Wrigley-owned chocolate bar brand Snickers has become the official chocolate of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing, it has been announced.
Eliud Kipchoge has chosen the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon as his first race since becoming the first human to run a sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October, it was announced today.
Another top Kenyan marathon runner has been suspended for four-years, after being found guilty of doping, and two team mates are also facing sanctions following positive tests.
New Zealand's greatest Olympian, Sir Peter Snell, has died, aged 80, it has been announced.
South Africa have pulled out of the running to stage the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, less than a day before the deadline for submitting bid books.
Markus Haggeney has been appointed acting secretary general of the World Air Sports Federation (FAI), it has been announced.
Maria Sharapova seems to have admitted that she will miss next year's Olympics in Tokyo, after committing herself to playing a tournament in California during the week of the Games.
David Ross, co-founder of Carphone Warehouse, has been appointed as a non-executive director of the British Paralympic Association (BPA), it has been announced.
Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) President Vladimir Lukin has admitted that he fears his country will be prevented from competing under their own flag for a third consecutive Paralympic Games following the decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to ban them yesterday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) decision to ban his country from competing under its own flag at the Olympic Games is against the Olympic Charter and will be challenged at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).