As the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board met to agree to whatever decisions President Thomas Bach had come to in Lausanne last week, a group of us in the media were given a tour of a facility which even its director admitted few knew existed.
Brian Oliver: Hollywood calls again for Arnold Schwarzenegger – a pity it never happened for fellow strongman Precious McKenzie
Arnold Schwarzenegger made headlines around the world when he was kicked in the back on a visit to South Africa a couple of weeks ago.
Mike Rowbottom: Message to the Olympic Movement in the face of new commercial threats – keep the athletes' eyes on the golden prize
I once came face to face with Shaquille O’Neal. Or should I say, face to kneecap.
Philip Barker: They may be modern powerhouses, but India limped feebly out of the first Cricket World Cup
India’s batting firepower is such that they will be among the favourites for the ICC Cricket World Cup when it begins in England next week.
Liam Morgan: IOC report on AIBA may not be explosive but still paints picture of organisation in turmoil
It is not every day that you see a mention of weapons of mass destruction in a document about a sporting organisation.
I took a short nostalgia trip while I was in Montreal last week.
Britain’s pathetic Parliamentarians of every hue have got their political knickers in such a twist over Brexit that almost all other aspects of life and society in this country have been ignored or kicked into touch by the wallies of Westminster, not least sport.
Nancy Gillen: The furore over Bianca Walkden’s World Taekwondo Championship win is understandable, but I don’t blame her
I had been expecting drama and entertainment from the World Taekwondo Championships, mainly due to the fast-paced nature of the sport.
Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi recently announced his intention to compete at this year’s Pacific Games in Apia.
Montreal is experiencing a construction spree, as this sassy city emerges from the bitter Quebec winter.
Dame Louise Martin: An exciting time for the Commonwealth sport movement as Birmingham 2022 takes shape
My return to Australia’s Gold Coast last week was very special. It was my first visit to the city since the 2018 Commonwealth Games, a spectacular event that was a huge success for everyone involved.
In just over a month, another city will learn its Olympic destiny in the city they call "Capitale Olympique". It will come exactly 100 years after the first such coronation.
You may have seen it. You probably have. It’s all over social media. Athlete as Superman.
I am a bit of an insomniac – well, rather more than a bit – and counting sheep does not count me out.
We are so used to officials and organisations praising Tokyo 2020 that the ears prick up that much quicker when anything bordering on criticism is pointed in their direction.