December 15 - All three cities bidding to host the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games have been put forward by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the final round of voting which will take place early in the New Year.
December 14 - Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova (pictured), has been unveiled as a new ambassador for the country's first Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at Sochi in 2014.
December 12 - MP Nick Raynsford has claimed that the group leading the opposition to the equestrian events being held at Greenwich Park during London 2012 have distorted the evidence to try to get the venue changed.
December 11 - Munich 2018 is taking its campaign to host the Winter Olympics to Red Square in Moscow when it attends the first-ever International Paralympic Day for winter sports.
By Tom Degun in London
December 10 - UK Sport today announced their revised investment figures for all funded sports following a thorough Annual Review process which gave a huge boost to the so-called minor sports ahead of their London 2012 preparations.
December 8 - London 2012 has submitted its controversial planning application for the use of Greenwich Park during the Olympics and Paralympics with protesters claiming that it is illegal.
December 8 - Rick Hansen (pictured), the world-renowned wheelchair athlete, has been named as one of eight honorary Mayors of the Olympic Village who will greet athletes when they arrive in Vancouver next year for the Winter Olympics, it has been announced.
By Duncan Mackay in London
December 7 - London 2012 today promised to provide a wide choice of food and drink during the Olympics and Paralympics, which they hope will dispel claims that spectators will be forced to eat only McDonald's and drink Coca-Cola.
By Duncan Mackay
December 7 - Sochi's new logo for the 2014 Olympics, released last Tuesday, has received a mixed reaction from industry experts but has generally been better received than the one so controversially launched by London 2012 more than two years.
December 5 - Brazil and Germany have signed a cooperation agreement for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic and Paralympics Games to be held in Brazil, it has been announced.
December 4 - Rio is to hire former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (pictured) as a security advisor for the 2016 Olympic Games, the State Governor Sergio Cabral has announced.
December 4 - More than 90 people have been arrested after a crackdown on unlawful working at the London 2012 Olympic Games site, the UK Border Agency (UKBA) said today.
December 4 - Britain's Shelley Rudman (pictured) secured her first World Cup gold medal of this season, in a stunning return to the Cesena track near Turin where she won her silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics.
December 2 - Annecy has launched its logo for its bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, claiming that it reflects the powerful regional support for the bid.