IPC warns Tokyo over accessibility fears
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has warned Tokyo 2020 organisers that more accessible hotels and transport options must be found ahead of the showpiece event.
IAAF delays testosterone rules for women
The governing body of track and field will not apply rules to limit natural testosterone levels in female runners until the Court of Arbitration for Sport concludes a case involving Olympic champion Caster Semenya.
Settlement ends doping case against Sergeeva
One of the four doping cases at the Pyeongchang Olympics has been closed in an agreement between bobsled's governing body and Russian driver Nadezhda Sergeeva.
Japan likely to spend at least $25B on Olympics
A report just released by the national government's Board of Audit shows Japan is likely to spend $25 billion to prepare the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and the final number could go even higher.
IOC approves 3 candidate bids for 2026 Games
The International Olympic Committee has approved bids for the 2026 Winter Games from Calgary, Alberta; Stockholm, Sweden; and the combined Italian bid of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, and will pick a winner next June.
Afghan woman among 9 elected IOC members
The International Olympic Committee has elected nine new members, including 24-year-old Samira Asghari, an Afghanistan women's national basketball team player.
Senegal to host 2022 Summer Youth Olympics
The Games are likely to be held in late May, at the end of the dry season, to "greatly reduce the prevalence of tropical diseases", IOC vice president Ugur Erdener said.
CAS lifts ban on Russian bobsledder Sergeeva
The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it has lifted a provisional ban imposed on one of the two Russian athletes who tested positive for doping at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
Farah wins in Chicago in only third marathon
British track athlete Mo Farah won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, and Kenyan runner Brigid Kosgei led the women.
WADA has 400 cases from whistleblowers
The World Anti-Doping Agency says it has registered 400 cases after a flood of information from new whistleblowers.
DOJ: Russians were hacking as doping retaliation
An indictment says Russia's GRU targeted the hacking victims because they had publicly supported a ban on Russian athletes in international sports competitions.
World Cup leads UK Sport major events bid
UK Sport has unveiled plans to stage the world's biggest sporting events, with the 2030 FIFA World Cup at the top of their 15-year wishlist.
Group: WADA 'surrendered to pressure' with vote
An anti-doping group said WADA "surrendered to pressure from the IOC and the Russian government" in its decision to reinstate Russia's drug-fighting operation.
Koreas plan joint bid to co-host 2032 Olympics
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in said in a statement Wednesday that the countries planned to jointly bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics.
Protests over Russia doping decision intensify
WADA vice president Linda Helleland said Tuesday that she will not vote to reinstate RUSADA on Thursday, saying that taking the easy way out will ultimately hurt WADA in the future.
Allianz to be Olympic sponsor from 2021-28
The IOC says insurance company Allianz signed as a worldwide sponsor from 2021 through the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.
UK Athletics Chief Executive to stand down
UK Athletics' Chief Executive Niels de Vos is to step down at the end of September after 11 years in charge of the organisation.
British athletes oppose Russia WADA return
British athletes have signed a letter warning the World Anti-Doping Agency that it would be "a catastrophe for clean sport" if Russia were reinstated by the body's Executive Committee.
Farah wins record fifth-straight Great North Run
Mo Farah has won the Great North Run for the fifth consecutive year, becoming the most successful athlete in the history of the event.
Track great Johnson recovering from mini stroke
Olympic track great Michael Johnson says he is recovering from a mini stroke suffered last week.
IAAF: Kenyan officials not guilty of extortion
An IAAF ethics panel found that two senior Kenyan track and field officials were not guilty of extorting money from athletes in return for reducing doping bans or covering up positive tests despite there being some "credible evidence."
FBI's handling of Nassar allegations reviewed
The Justice Department's inspector general is investigating how the FBI handled sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar.
Selfies and medals drive cheaters in Mexico City Marathon
Officials say 3,090 participants were disqualified for course cutting in this year's edition of the world's eighth-largest marathon.
2 Russian dopers get Olympic medal upgrades
The International Olympic Committee says it will give medal upgrades to two Russian athletes who have served doping bans.
Coleman edges Prescod in Birmingham 100m
Christian Coleman edged Great Britain's Reece Prescod to win the men's 100 meter final at the Diamond League in Birmingham.