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 Japan’s Olympic Committee President (JOC) Tsunekazu Takeda  says he will step down in June, as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Games. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images

The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC), Tsunekazu Takeda, is resigning amid a bribery scandal that investigators suspect helped Tokyo l(...)

Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy has criticised International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach saying his remarks are “deeply un(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal in the  single sculls final at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in  Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Rowers who wish to compete for Ireland in 2019 are holding off on the mince pies. They must submit ergometer (rowing machine) scores this weekend. The(...)

Boxing is now facing the clear and present danger of being expelled from the Tokyo Olympics after the International Boxing Association (AIBA) confirme(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal in Plovdiv. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Along with the O’Donovan brothers and the Ireland team, Sanita Puspure is set to be given a public welcome this weekend in Cork. But behind the 36-yea(...)

Rio 2016 Men’s Bantamweight 56kg Quarter-Final:  Michael Conlan makes his feelings known after the decision went to Vladimir Nikitin of Russia. Photograph: Inpho

An official Rio Olympics report from Irish boxing team manager Joe Hennigan claims that Irish management were informed during the boxing competition t(...)

President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach, Ivanka Trump, senior White House adviser, stand in front of members of the North Korean delegation at the 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony. Photo: Murad Sezer/Reuters

South Korea brought the curtain down on its “Peace Games” on Sunday, with winter sports athletes dancing and singing together at a vibrant closing cer(...)

A man holds a national flag during the ‘Russia is in my heart!’ rally in support to Russian athletes on February 3rd in central Moscow. Photo: Vasily Maximov/Getty Images

The 15 Russian athletes and coaches who had their lifetime bans overturned by world sport’s highest tribunal will not be invited to this month’s Pyeon(...)

The International Olympic Committee have been accused of doing “backroom deals” with Russia ahead of next month’s winter Games in south Korea. Photograph: Getty Images

The film-makers behind the documentary which exposed Russia’s state-sponsored doping programme have accused the International Olympic Committee (IOC) (...)

Russian hoaxers used edited recordings of ex-International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven in an attempt to trick a German investigative journalist. Photograph:  Joe Scarnici/Getty Images

Russian hoaxers used edited recordings of ex-International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven in an attempt to trick German investigativ(...)

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