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Kenya 'could pull out of Rio Olympics'

Kenya could pull out of the Rio Olympics if the Zika virus in Brazil reaches epidemic levels, says Kenya's Olympic committee.

USOC says athletes concern about Zika shouldn't attend Games

With the Zika virus spreading rapidly through the Western Hemisphere, particularly in South America, the world has begun to worry about how the virus will affect this summer’s Olympics. Two weeks after the Australian Olympic Committee warned pregnant women to avoid traveling to Rio de Janeiro, home of the 2016 Games, the U.S. Show More Summary

London marathon pioneer Disley dies

Welshman John Disley, who won a bronze medal at the 1952 Olympics and co-founded the London Marathon, dies aged 87.

Powell & Conway win bronze in Paris

Wales' Commonwealth Games judo champion Natalie Powell and Scotland's Sally Conway win bronze at the Paris Grand Slam.

Tweddle 'stable' after TV accident

Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle is in a "stable" condition and will have surgery after injuring her back on reality show The Jump.

GB foil team secure Rio Olympic spot

Britain's foil team qualify for this year's Rio Olympic Games after finishing ninth at the Bonn World Cup.

Ennis-Hill to miss indoor season

Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will miss the indoor athletics season with an Achilles injury.

Paris win would be massive - Powell

Welsh judoka Natalie Powell says winning the weekend's Paris Grand Slam would boost her bid to qualify for the Rio Olympics.

Gemili learns from injury lay-off

British sprinter Adam Gemili says his injury lay-off was "almost a blessing in disguise" as it gave him perspective.

GB's women open against Argentina

Great Britain face defending champions Argentina on the opening day of the Champions Trophy in London on 18 June.

Refugee team to compete at Rio Olympic Games

There are many things icky about international sports competitions, particularly the greed of the people at the top of the organizations that run them. FIFA is a disaster and the IOC isn’t much better. But at least there is a glimmer...Show More Summary

Zika virus daunting, says Olympian

British Olympians voice their concerns about the spread of the Zika virus in Brazil before the Rio Games starts this summer.

BBC agrees new Olympics rights deal

The BBC will broadcast the next five Olympics - Summer and Winter- on its television, radio and online platforms.

Godley pips Tiler to English title

Emily Godley takes the English -69kg title by virtue of her lighter bodyweight after lifting the same weight as Rebekah Tiler.

Rio Olympics 'to go ahead' despite Zika

Brazil says there is no risk to the Rio Olympics because of Zika, amid warnings a disease linked to the virus poses a global health emergency.

Holland eyes triathlon medal in Rio

Triathlete Vicky Holland says winning Commonwealth bronze in 2014 has boosted her confidence for the Rio Olympics.

CIFP launches Rio2016 Fair Play Awards

For the first time in the history of the CIFP’s fair play awards, which were first presented in 1965, members of the public across the globe are invited to nominate candidates, which they can do so via the CIFP website, Facebook, Twitter,...Show More Summary

Rio 2016 organisers receive sustainability certification

Created in 2012, and first applied to that year’s Games in London, the ISO 20121 international standard establishes sustainability criteria for event organisation, providing guidance and best practice advice for organisers.On 27 January,...Show More Summary

Heavy metal coming to Lillehammer 2016

For the next two weeks, the athletes getting ready for Lillehammer 2016 can have sweet dreams about winning one of these shining spheres and be inspired to give their very best when they finally get onto that field of play. One sideShow More Summary

IOC President visits refugees in Athens – sees sports facilities donated by the Olympic Movement

Joined by the IOC Honorary President, Jacques Rogge, who is also the United Nations Special Envoy for Youth Refugees and Sport, they talked to refugees and got a closer look at the sporting facilities provided by the Olympic Movement. Show More Summary

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