Sport funding is facing a major overhaul in a bid to reverse recent disappointing participation figures.
Rio 2016 has revealed its design for the Olympic Torch and the route for the Torch Relay, 399 days before the Opening Ceremony is due to take place.
The London borough of Newham, which hosted the 2012 Olympics, is the least physically active place in England
British Cycling performance director Sir Dave Brailsford has quit his role. The 50-year-old joined the organisation in 2003 and has been credited with Great Britain’s success at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Brailsford holds a similar position with pro-cycling outfit Team Sky and missed last month’s Track Cycling World Championships to focus on that role.
Great Britain could be set for a record-breaking medal haul at the Winter Olympics in Sochi
Disability and self-confidence are explored in a study on the body image of athletes in the Special Olympics from the Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology.
Glasgow lost out in its bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games when it was knocked out in the first round of voting in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The number of Olympic medals a country wins is seen as a true a measure of a nation´s sporting power.