The heir and de facto head of Samsung, a longstanding sponsor of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), is going back to prison, in a move that may deprive South Korea’s largest conglomerate of its top decision-maker for up to 18 months.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed next month's Beijing 2022 Chef de Mission seminar will be held virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has vowed to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control "as soon as possible", while reiterating his determination to host the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games this year.
Tokyo 2020 has said it will "reconsider" the number of athletes present at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies amid suggestions around 6,000 of the 11,000 participants will be permitted to attend.
Spanish blind footballer Vicente Aguilar has revealed he plans to retire after the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
India's six-time world champion boxer Mary Kom has joined the national training camp as part of her preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president Kevan Gosper has suggested the organisation could seek to involve the United Nations in determining whether the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games take place.
Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin has supported a proposal put forward by the Russian Olympic Committee Athletes' Commission to replace the country's national anthem at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with the song Katyusha.
French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF) President Denis Masseglia has promised he remain of service if required for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games In Paris, as he prepares to leave his post later this year.
Delta Air Lines has reported an eye-watering pre-tax loss of $15.6 billion (£11.2 billion/€12.6 billion), as the international travel industry shows the scars from a pandemic-blighted year.
Shooters aiming to compete in the 10-metre air rifle and 10m air pistol disciplines at Tokyo 2020 have been handed a lifeline after Croatia agreed to merge two events into one European Shooting Championships.
Turkish marathon runners and steeplechasers who achieve the qualifying time for this year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are set to train in Ethiopia in the lead-up to the event.
Private investment group Sixth Street set for majority stake in LA 2028 sponsorship sales agency Legends
A deal has been agreed giving a private equity group called Sixth Street majority control of the sponsorship sales agency for the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Athletes’ Commission has proposed the folk song “Katyusha" to replace the country’s national anthem at the Olympic Games.
Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) secretary general David Shoemaker has admitted there are concerns over the human rights situation in China, but played down suggestions the country may boycott the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.