"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Thousands of athletes from across the world have gathered in Austria over the past week to celebrate sport, inclusion and community.
It’s 2024 or nothing, that’s the message from Paris Olympic bid officials who, on Tuesday, ruled out hosting the 2028 Games.
People power has put paid to the city of Budapest hosting the 2024 Olympic games, as protesters force a "no" vote in the city council.
The youth movement which brought down Budapest’s Olympic bid has announced plans to set itself up as a political party.
Hungary is set to pull out of the race to hold the 2024 Olympics.
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 countdown for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic games is on
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.
Former Olympic champion Paul Elvstrom has died aged 88.
Olympians honoured in Doha
The 21st General assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees began on Tuesday in Doha.
The International Olympic Committee dealt another blow to drugs cheats on Thursday when they disqualified eight athletes from the 2012 Games in London.