International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has branded the boycott which may have robbed him of a second Olympic gold as "completely unsuccessful".
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Commonwealth Games Australia has launched a virtual exhibition to mark the anniversary of the 1970 British Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, which began 50 years ago yesterday.
Native American groups have launched a "take back what is stolen" campaign in a bid to recognise the achievements of Jim Thorpe, a double Olympic gold medallist at Stockholm 1912.
A new version of a song originally written in celebration of the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur has been released online, to highlight the friendship between Malaysia and the United States.
The Organising Committee for the 2026 Mediterranean Games has been formally constituted after a short flag raising ceremony in the host city of Taranto in southern Italy.
The passing of Jack Charlton has severed another link with the only England team to win football’s World Cup.
CANOC President calls for IOC to rescind life bans issued to athletes 48 years after podium protests
Caribbean National Olympic Committees (CANOC) President Brian Lewis has called for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reinstate two African American athletes 48 years after they received a life ban for a podium protest.
There will be a poignant start to the England-West Indies Test series next week after the passing of legendary West Indian batsman Sir Everton Weekes at the age of 95.
A display of prizes presented to the first Olympic marathon champion have finally been put on public display at the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity in Ancient Olympia.
Former England captain Clare Connor has described being named as the next President of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) as the greatest honour of her career.
Organisers of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games (HAGOC) have announced a worldwide competition to find "musical themes" for the event.
British Virgin Islands Olympic Committee "proud" after being given permission to use territorial song in place of national anthem at IOC events
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) have been granted permission to use their "territorial song" rather than their national anthem "God Save the Queen" at future Olympic Games, Youth Olympic Games and other events recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Former modern pentathlete Georgina Harland has been named Chef de Mission for Team GB at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
The world’s oldest international archery competition, which has been going for more than 300 years, has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The passing of Little Richard today at the age of 87 has brought tributes from across the music world, but many will also remember the night he appeared at the Olympics.