Olympic 100 metres breaststroke gold medallist Rūta Meilutytė has announced her retirement from swimming at the age of 22 two weeks after it emerged that she was facing a suspension for missing three drugs tests in 12 months.
Latvian long jumper and Armenian weightlifter disqualified from London 2012 Olympics following retest of samples
Latvian long jumper Ineta Radevica and Armenian weightlifter Meline Daluzyan have both been disqualified from the London 2012 Olympic Games following the retesting of their seven-year-old samples, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced today.
New Zealand’s Nikita Howarth has today announced her retirement from Para sport due to medical reasons.
Martin Green has been appointed chief creative officer at Birmingham 2022 as the Organising Committee confirmed the location of its new headquarters.
Britain’s Olympic gold medal-winning canoeist Etienne Stott was one of hundreds of people arrested during Extinction Rebellion climate change protests in London over the weekend.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has welcomed the “fantastic recognition” of their "Transforming Lives Makes Sense for Everyone" campaign being shortlisted for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Action Award.
Azerbaijan's Valentin Hristov is facing being banned for life after he was caught doping for a third time in retests from London 2012 carried out by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
London 2012 Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov is among five Russian athletes to have launched an appeal against a doping ban handed down by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) last month, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced today.
Duncan Mackay: ABBA absent as IOC Evaluation Commission visits Sweden, but maybe that's a good thing
There was a time not so long ago that a bid city preparing for the visit of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission would treat it like a military operation.
Discussions on the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics took place at the inaugural United Kingdom-France Mayors' Summit in London.
Valentín officially completes historic Olympic triple after finally receiving re-allocated gold medal from London 2012
Spain's Lidia Valentín has officially made history as the first female weightlifter to medal at three Olympic Games, having been belatedly awarded the women's 75 kilograms gold from London 2012 at a ceremony in Madrid.
Germany's Olympic rowing gold medallist Maximilian Reinelt has died while skiing in Switzerland aged only 30, it has been announced.
China's two-time taekwondo Olympic gold medallist Wu Jingyu has announced she is planning to make a return to the sport in time for Tokyo 2020 after receiving encouragement from International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach.
Russian Athletics Federation President admits he expected athletes to be banned by CAS based on Rodchenkov evidence
Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) President Dmitry Shlyakhtin has admitted that they were expecting the news from the Court of Arbitration of Sport yesterday that 12 athletes, including Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov, would be banned.
A group of 12 Russian athletes, including the 2012 Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov, have been suspended for periods ranging from two to eight years after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled against them.