Scotland's Hannah Miley hopes to make it third time lucky with a 400m individual medley medal at Rio 2016.
Over the last four years, approximately three million people have attended the more than 5,000 events – including concerts, theatre performances, exhibitions and festivals – that have been held throughout all 84 regions of Russia as part of the Cultural Olympiad, which has taken on a different theme for each year. Show More Summary
The Danes took an early lead with a three-pointer in the first end, but the USA then embarked on a scoring streak to take a 6-3 lead into the break, maintaining their dominance in the last five ends to run out 9-5 winners. “We finally...Show More Summary
For many of them this is the beginning of a successful career in sports journalism. A former ‘apprentice’, Sonali Prasad caught up with some of her fellow graduate reporters, Julia Vynokurova (RUS) and Emily Ridlington (CAN) at Sochi...Show More Summary
The 23-year-old burst past Abel Kirui and Wilson Kipsang around the 38km mark to leave his two rivals trailing and claim only Uganda's second-ever Olympic gold in Athletics. Kiprotich followed in the footsteps of his compatriot JohnShow More Summary
The first looked like coming in the combined. Raich was leading the event after the first of the two slaloms and was only about 15 seconds from the end when he missed a gate. His hopes of victory were immediately shattered, and the medal...Show More Summary
The champion from the now-defunct Feather Weight division secured a 19-9 victory over his opponent from the Republic of Korea. The bout was all but over after world champion Lomachenko won the first round 7-2 and although Han did well...Show More Summary
The IOC has several resources available including the IOC Athlete Career Programme, focusing on education, life skills and employment options which you can find out more about here. To find a career that suits you, take Sport Up Your...Show More Summary
Staying for the first time in Gangneung – site of the venues for three of the seven Olympic winter sports in 2018 – the Commission’s trip coincided with the signing of PyeongChang 2018’s latest official Tier 1 partner and the first meeting...Show More Summary
Born and brought up in the Swiss town of Yverdon-les-Bains, Sandrine Ray has loved ice hockey for as long as she can remember. She first picked up a stick at the age of four and was only eight when she dreamed that she would one dayShow More Summary
More than a decade after hanging up his skis, German cross-country skier Peter Schlickenrieder’s passion for the mountains remains undimmed. An illustrious career spanning quarter of a century took in two editions of the Winter Games...Show More Summary
Pere Miro will become Deputy Director General for Relations with the Olympic Movement. His new duties will include assisting the President and the Director General in strengthening relations with the Olympic Movement and providing strategic counsel to the President and Director General. Show More Summary
"We are shocked by this sad news. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of these great athletes who have left us. With them, the world of sport and the Olympic family have lost three of their key members. They were all not only...Show More Summary
Glasgow and Berlin are to co-host a major new multi-sports event in 2018 to a television audience of 850 million.
As baseball player Giancarlo Stanton signs a £208m contract, BBC Sport looks at how he compares to sport's highest earners.
Having added athletics to its collection of world championships, Qatar wants sport's biggest prize, the 2024 Olympics.
Plenty of sporting events claim to be the third biggest behind the Olympics and World Cup, but the figures don't always add up.
The 2022 Winter Olympics and the Fifa World Cup should not be held at the same time, says IOC president Thomas Bach.
Allegations of widespread cheating among Russian athletes could be devastating to an already tarnished sport, says Matt Slater.
The Olympics are meant to unite... try telling that to Britain's football officials as a row looms over Rio participation.