Toronto Mayor John Tory has confirmed that the city will not bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.
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Distance running legend Haile Gebrselassie will run in his last competitive race in Glasgow on October 4, it has been announced.
A new promotional video for Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics seeks to welcome people to the "new LA".
Paris will aim to throw an "amazing party" if awarded the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, its bid President Bernard Lapasset has said.
There was golden glory for Ivory Coast in both the men's and women's 100m as the All-Africa Games continued in Brazzaville today.
South Korea, the hosts of the next Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in 2018, have donated an additional $200,000 (£130,000/€177,000) to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
More arrests and charges are expected as the corruption investigation into football's scandal hit governing body FIFA continues, the US Attorney General Loretta Lynch has confirmed.
Supporters of the bid to reinstate baseball and softball in the Olympics say that high TV ratings for the Under-18 World Cup final between hosts Japan and the United States this month have backed their cause.
Tickets for next year's European Aquatics Championships in London are due to go on general sale tomorrow (Tuesday) after nearly 10,000 were snapped up during a pre-sale window.
Newly elected International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe predicted a "bright future" for the sport in an address at the organisation's headquarters in Monaco today, and says he plans to oversee a "world class organisation which has respect across the sporting landscape".
Nearly half of people surveyed in a poll on Hamburg's bid for the 2024 Olympics believe that the German city's chances of landing the Games are remote.
Olympic track gold medallist Mark Lewis-Francis has become the latest sprinter to move into bobsleigh.
Female ten-pin bowlers from the Gulf region have united behind the sport's bid to be included on the Olympic programme by Tokyo 2020.
The completed BMX course for Rio 2016 has been unveiled by the city's Government.
Germany's third combination of Sandra Auffarth and horse Opgun Louvo have taken over at the top of the individual leaderboard following today's dressage at the Longines FEI European Eventing Championship at Blair Castle in Scotland.