The International Olympic Committee will set up a $2 million (€1.8 million) refugee fund as the migrant crisis grips Europe. Tens of thousands have f(...)

Organisers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics maintained the logo was not copied but said too many doubts had been raised for it to be usable.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers on Tuesday scrapped the Games logo over accusations of plagiarism, maintaining that it was not copied but saying too ma(...)

Ireland captain Lucy Mulhall in action during the World Sevens Series Qualifiers at UCD Bowl. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho.

Ireland’s women’s Sevens players can look forward to almost 12 months of tough international rugby to prepare for their Olympic Qualifying tournament (...)

The departing Fifa president Sepp Blatter’s 16 years as an International Olympic Committee member ended on Monday after he opted against seeking re-election. Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev/Getty Images

The departing Fifa president Sepp Blatter’s 16 years as an International Olympic Committee member ended on Monday after he opted against seeking re-el(...)

Sebastian Coe is in the final two weeks of his campaign to take over as president of the IAAF. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

If Sebastian Coe wasn’t entirely sure about what he’s letting himself in for by going forward as the new leader of world athletics, then he is now. Ev(...)

Beijing’s Mayor and President of the Beijing 2022 delegation Wang Anshun speaks during 2022 Winter Games presentation at the 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters/Olivia Harris

Beijing has won the battle to host the 2022 Winter Olympics after Chinese president Xi Jinping made a last-minute vow to lay on a “fantastic, extraord(...)

RTÉ is “reasonably optimistic” of negotiating a solution that will allow it to continue its coverage of the Olympics from 2018 onwards. Photo: Valery Hache/Getty Images

RTÉ is “reasonably optimistic” of negotiating a solution that will allow it to continue its coverage of the Olympics from 2018 onwards. The national (...)

The Baku Aquatics Centre which has been built for the inaugural 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. Photograph: Tobias Schwartz/AFP Photo/Getty Images

Sometime after 9pm tonight, local Baku time, an Irishman will declare the first European Games open in the most perfectly orchestrated moment in the h(...)

 Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah has served as minister of information and minister for oil in his native Kuwait and is a former chair of Opec. Photograph: Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images

In the lobby of the heavily fortified Hilton hotel where the International Olympic Committee met in Buenos Aires in 2013 to decide the host of the 202(...)

A photograph  of  May 29th, 2015 shows Fifa president Sepp Blatter gesturing during the association’s congress in Zurich, Switzerland. Blatter was re-elected to his Fifa position  that day despite international pressure to step down.  Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Here is a timeline of the scandal that has engulfed Fifa in recent years. December 2010 Russia is awarded the 2018 World Cup and Qata(...)