The Hungarian capital Budapest could decide as soon as next week whether to drop its bid to hold the 2024 Olympics after a petition with over 266,000 signatures opposing the games was handed…
The price tag of staging a global multi-sport event always divides the citizens of the country or city involved.
Russia’s female 4×400 metres relay team from the London 2012 Olympics has been disqualified after one of the athletes returned a positive dope test for a banned…
Dimitriy Trunenkov, a member of Russia's four-man Bobsleigh gold medal winners at the Sochi Olympics, has been banned for unspecified doping offences for four years.
A movement of young Hungarian activists have launched a campaign for the cancellation of Budapest's bid for the Olympic Games in 2024, pointing out the cost of the event and the risk of corruption.
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals and his perfect triple treble of Games’ sprint victories after team mate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing…
Organisers are facing a barrage of criticism for granting the 2020 Olympic gold tournament to one of Japan's oldest, but men-only, clubs, the Kasumigaseki.
Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA said the "impression had wrongly been given that its leadership recognised there had been an "institutional conspiracy."
Every four years the planet’s biggest multi-sport event comes around to thrill the masses.
The newly re-elected head of Russian athletics says reforms are underway, after more revelations of systematic doping.
The International Olympic Committee dealt another blow to drugs cheats on Thursday when they disqualified eight athletes from the 2012 Games in London.
Rome has withdrawn from the 2024 Olympics leaving only Paris, Los Angeles and Budapest in the running.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach met with French President Francois Hollande on Sunday to discuss Paris’ bid for the 2024 Games.
Rome’s mayor has begun formal steps to withdraw her city’s candidacy to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
Rome’s mayor Virginia Raggi will withdraw the city’s backing for a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games in the Italian capital, a city hall official said on…
The International Olympic Committee continued its fight against doping by disqualifying six more athletes for having failed tests at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al Hussein has been named as one of the two members of the Paralympic Refugee Team that will head to Rio de Janeiro hunting a gold medal.
Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee because of “alleged mismanagement” of the national team during the Rio Games. Sports Cabinet
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev thanked National Olympic team members for their achievements in Rio and rewarded them with a BMW each at a
Britain is indisputably back as an Olympic superpower as Will Satch’s team-mates left Rio with 67 medals, including 27 gold, sitting proudly second, above China and behind only the all-powerful United