A major catastrophe has been avoided ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games after sporting drugs legislation was passed in Brazil with just one day to go ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) imposed deadline.
Mutko criticises WADA for not conducting laboratory tests into how long meldonium stays in human body
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has taken another pot-shot at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for its decision to ban meldonium, the drug for which Russians have now failed tests in at least nine different sports.
World Sailing have claimed they are “satisfied” with progress being made by Rio 2016 and the Brazilian authorities at Guanabara Bay, the controversial Olympic and Paralympic sailing venue.
Beijing 2022 have again claimed they will use the Winter Olympics and Paralympics to roll-out winter sport across China in a preliminary Project Review meeting between an International Olympic Committee (IOC) delegation and local organisers.
The British government is cutting its direct spending on anti-doping at a time when much attention is focused on how to channel more money into the fight against drugs cheats.
A potential bid from Wales for the 2026 Commonwealth Games has received cross-party support from British Members of Parliament during a debate in the House of Commons in Westminster.
Spain faces the prospect of being declared non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code after failing to make necessary changes to its doping procedures ahead of the deadline tomorrow.
Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) President Giovanni Malagò believes sporting success will help boost Rome's chance of landing the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.
Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter is appealing his reduced six year ban from football at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), it has been confirmed today.
FIFA have revealed the salary paid to their former President Sepp Blatter and general secretary Jérôme Valcke in 2015, with the latter now reportedly the subject of a Swiss criminal investigation.
South Africa has reacted angrily after FIFA claimed the country paid a bribe to help win the rights to the World Cup in 2010.
The English Football Association (FA) is hopeful that Great Britain will send a women's football team to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
Australia, Germany and New Zealand have received a full quota of riders for the Rio 2016 Olympic track cycling competition, the International Cycling Union (UCI) have revealed.
Ralph Straus, the commercial director of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), has emphasised the world governing body’s desire to grow the sport in Asia ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari believes a greater number of teams competing in a Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball competition would maximise exposure and revenue for the Olympic Movement.