Rio officials remain confident the venue will be ready in time for games next year
The three French sporting stars were tragically killed when two helicopters reportedly collided in Argentina
IOC is looking quite seriously at a dedicated year-round TV channel
COMMENT: A proposal of having women competing in one country and men in another was put forward
Such an idea would go against Olympic rules barring discrimination
Mayor thanks US Olympic Committee for its decision to put the city forward as a bidder
They were two 'outstanding ski racers who were passionate about their sport'
These were the events the UK was discussing this year
Thokozile Masipa says prosecution will be allowed to take case to supreme court
Future Olympics may be less costly to host and more inclusive
The Fifa president will be forced to step down when he reaches the mandatory retirement age of 80 after the Rio Olympics in 2016
Etherington won three silvers and a bronze at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics but the skier with five per cent vision in both eyes has announced her retirement
The virtuoso violinist has been banned by the International Ski Federation for race-rigging
The IOC issued a statement calling the decision 'a missed opportunity' but many in Norway do not feel the same way
Krakow, Lviv and Stockholm had already pulled out the running
The regatta will be starting on Saturday but there are still concerns over the water quality
The Slovenian Ski Association says that the musician's pre-Olympics results were "fixed" at the behest of Thai ski officials
Her family and that of husband Tom Rouen issued a letter that says she awoke from surgery 'acting like her typical spunky, boisterous, ebullient self'
The city has failed to meet promises on cleaning Guanabara Bay, despite sailors' reports of animal and human carcasses floating in the water
Five years after Brazil won its Olympic bid, athletes have condemned the site of the Olympic sailing and windsurfing events as a 'dump'
Olympic officials have reportedly secretly asked if London would be in a position to take over games after progress in Rio was branded ‘critical’
The International Olympic Committee have stepped in to try and speed up preparations in Brazil
John Coates slams Rio's preparations for the Summer Games and reveals the International Olympic Committee have already been forced into unprecedented action
Phelps will come out of retirement to swim the Arena Grand Prix in Arizona next week having not competed since the London 2012 Olympic Games
The bid team is to meet with the IOC
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Juventus 2 Real Madrid 1 player ratings: Carlos Tevez, Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata on target - but who scored highest?
Gareth Bale performance slammed by Roy Keane, Paul Scholes and Lee Dixon: 'His team-mates can't be happy'
David Beckham reveals secret of his success: I 'stayed in to watch Match of the Day' rather than go out with friends on a Saturday night
Cristiano Ronaldo sticks up for Japanese boy after he struggles to speak Portuguese
Patrice Evra points to 'Manchester United blood' after Carlos Tevez inspires Juventus win over Real Madrid
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