The Paralympic movement has taken another step towards diversity and inclusiveness.
The ban on Russia's anti-doping agency has been lifted, subject to various conditions, in a decision greeted with dismay by campaigners.
The mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games were named during a ceremony in the Japanese capital on Sunday.
World boxing body AIBA is slow in implementing necessary reforms and needs to act now or risk being banned from the Tokyo 2020 Games.
The two Koreas will field a combined women's ice hockey team and march together under one flag at next month's Winter Olympics in the South.
North Korea said during rare talks with the South it will send a delegation of high-ranking officials, athletes and a cheering squad to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea next month.
Vladimir Putin has dampened down calls from some Russians for a boycott of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after evidence emerged of widespread doping.
France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, showing the first major doubts by a participating nation about growing North Korean tensions.
A group of leading national anti-doping organisations (NADOs) have called for the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) to be excluded from next year's Winter Games
Kayak champion Lisa Carrington is considering tackling three disciplines at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Alan Larkins narrowly missed riding in New Zealand's first cycling pursuit team at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics because of an accident.
Russian runner Maria Savinova has been stripped of her 2012 Olympic gold medal for doping, putting Caster Semenya in line to become a two-time champion.
Re-tests of doping samples from the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics have found another three positive tests to take the tally to 101 and more are expected, the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The martial art of muay thai and cheerleading, with its strong youth appeal, received provisional recognition as Olympic sports by the International Olympic Committee
US Republican President-elect Donald Trump told the Los Angeles' mayor he would support the city's 2024 Olympics bid.
Six medallists from the 2008 Beijing Games had their medals stripped by the International Olympic Committee after they tested positive for banned substances in re-tests of their samples, the IOC said.
Olympic gold medallist Peter Burling is not concerned about having his medical data leaked online by Russian computer hackers the Fancy Bears.