An American who served as a technical official during the corruption-plagued boxing tournament at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has been cleared to hold a position at Tokyo 2020 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) group organising the competition.
Richard McLaren, the Canadian lawyer who has been given the job of investigating corruption within the International Boxing Federation (AIBA), has made a "call for action", inviting information from anyone who has been involved in the sport in recent years.
Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid - who battled it out in the men’s singles wheelchair tennis singles final at the Rio 2016 Paralympics - are among six players that have been confirmed as part of Britain’s squad for Tokyo 2020.
A member of the first Refugee Olympic Team at Rio 2016 has spoken of how being part of the team helped give him direction and establish a new life in Europe.
Richard McLaren, the man whose forensic examination of Russian doping has led to the country being banned from competing under its own flag at major events, has been hired by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to investigate allegations of corruption during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he announced today.
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov, a key figure in the launching of the first European Games in Baku in 2015, has died at the age of 56, it was announced tonight.
A fresh investigation is set to be launched by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) into the conduct of judging and refereeing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as part of a series of reforms approved by the governing body's Board of Directors.
Tallent to miss chance of medal at fourth consecutive Olympics at Tokyo 2020 after injury-enforced retirement
Australia’s most successful male Olympic athlete, race walker Jared Tallent, will miss Tokyo 2020 after injury forced him to announce his retirement at the age of 36.
Coe calls for Rio 2016 hammer champion Nazarov to quit as Tajikistan Federation President after doping ban
Tajikistan’s Rio 2016 hammer throw champion Dilshod Nazarov has received a retrospective two-year doping ban - and World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has called for him to step down from his position as President of his country’s athletics federation.
In 2013, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) elected Thomas Bach, an Olympic fencing gold medallist at the Montreal Olympic Games in 1976, as its ninth President. This outcome was not surprising on either a personal or organisational basis.
British judoka Sally Conway, who has won bronze medals at Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and World Championships, has announced her retirement from the sport at the age of 34.
In December 2014 I found myself on the seventh floor terrace of the Fairmont Hotel in Monaco with James Bond. That is, a man in a dinner jacket and semi-secure bow tie pretending to be James Bond. That is, Renaud Lavillenie.
Nijat Rahimov, a gold medallist at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, is one of the first two weightlifters ever to be charged with a doping offence for allegedly swapping urine samples.
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Peter Dawson, who steps down as President of the International Golf Federation (IGF) at the end of this month, foresees his sport being followed by packed crowds at the Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Olympics.