Rio de Janeiro governor Sergio Cabral: has already been sentenced to 198 years in a series of trials following a corruption spree. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski

Rio de Janeiro paid out bribes to members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in order to secure the right to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, (...)

 Caster Semenya of South Africa has hit back at comments from Sebastian Coe. Photograph: Reuters

Double Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya says she is “no threat” to women’s sport and that recent comments from International Association of(...)

  South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya   arrives with her lawyer  for the first day of her hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport  in Switzerland on Monday. Photograph: EPA

Caster Semenya has said the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) breached confidentiality regulations ahead of her appeal hearing(...)

International Association of Athletics Federations president Sebastian Coe: decision will be announced at a press conference in Monaco on Tuesday.  Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Russia’s athletics federation will learn on Tuesday whether its ban for widespread doping, in place for the last three years, will be lifted by the In(...)

If a running shoe made you 25 per cent faster, would it be fair to wear it in a race? What about 10 per cent? Or 2 per cent? The Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4%(...)

  Caster Semenya: new rule will impact the South African 800m World and Olympic champion. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters

The chairman of UK Athletics has warned that there are “a lot of questions and challenges” with the IAAF’s controversial new testosterone rules. He f(...)

 President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee and honorary member of the IOC Carlos Arthur Nuzman (right) arriving at police headquarters in Rio   to give a statement. Photograph: EPA/Antonio Lacerda

Police raided the home of Brazil’s Olympics chief Carlos Arthur Nuzman on Tuesday, accusing him of brokering a deal to bribe International Olympic Com(...)

 Paula Radcliffe:  faces having her 2003 women’s marathon world record of two hours 15 minutes 25 seconds expunged due to proposed new measures:  Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire.

Innocent athletes worried that their world and European records will be struck off received an apology on Tuesday from the official who proposed the r(...)

Sir Craig Reedie: “As was quite clear before Rio, the World Anti-Doping Agency does not have the power to ban Russia.” Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Sir Craig Reedie has urged the International Olympic Committee to make a decision on whether to ban Russia from next year’s Winter Olympics at the “e(...)

What is unfair performance enhancement in sport? And can its governing bodies produce both a consistent definition, and workable rules to eliminate “c(...)

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