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
Five-time Olympic champion ‘will not swim again’
After a rapid £300m facelift, the London 2012 site reopens. Ashling O’Connor took a tour of the facilities
Olympic hero teaches Ashling O'Connor some tricks of the trade and reveals she'll miss Rio while she focuses on family life and explores her many other interests
31-year-old has represented Great Britain in four Winter Olympics with her latest appearance coming at at the Sochi Games last month
Another historic day for Team GB in Russia
Skip Aileen Neilson was replaced in the fourth end when her rink were already 8-1 down
Simon Usborne speaks to Kelly Gallagher, the first Briton to win a Winter Paralympics gold, and charts the remarkable story of the visually-impaired skier
Visually-impaired skier Gallagher and guide Evans bounced back from downhill disappointment to win gold in the super-G
Susie Mesure introduces the madcap world of Winter Paralympics
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
'Muslims pre-date Columbus in discovering America,' says Turkish president Erdogan
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Former Tory PM Sir John Major says 'we would not have an NHS without migrants'
Chelsea vs West Brom: Jose Mourinho says Diego Costa is ready for ‘marathon’ Christmas
Arsenal vs Manchester United: Arsene Wenger insists clash at the Emirates Stadium remains battle of the giants
Cesc Fabregas, Jack Wilshere, Yaya Toure or Steven Gerrard? No, it's Mile Jedinak who is the best midfielder in the Premier League
WWE Survivor Series 2014: Start time and full match card
Manchester United transfer news: Robin van Persie could leave this summer with Edinson Cavani and Thomas Muller on United wish-list
- 1 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 2 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 3 Lana Del Rey rape video: Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking leaked footage
- 4 Kenya bus attack: Al-Shabaab militants kill 28 non-Muslims who failed to recite Koran
- 5 Largest ever study into the gay gene 'erodes the notion that sexual orientation is a choice'