The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) have excluded steeplechaser Jamel Chatbi from the Rio Games due to missed drug tests.
Olympic teammates are bound to get close to each other. But imagine competing alongside your brother -- and being coached by dad.
Usain Bolt has touched down in Rio de Janeiro, ready to fine-tune his preparations for another bid at an Olympic double in the 100- and 200-meter sprints.
Zamalek coach Mohamed Helmi has resigned after the Egyptian giant's 1-0 loss to Mamelodi Sundowns, while captain Hazem Emam has been suspended over an altercation with a team member.
Russia's much-depleted Olympic team has departed for the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro after dozens of its athletes were excluded amid the country's doping scandal.
28 July 2016, 14:40
The funeral service for the late coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi has commenced in Edo State.
28 July 2016, 13:48
The African with the most Olympic medals is of the great distance runners from Kenya or Ethiopia, right? Nope.
28 July 2016, 12:23
Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas was sent off for a reckless lunge at Liverpool new boy Ragnar Klavan, overshadowing a 1-0 win for the Blues in a friendly at the Pasadena Rose Bowl Wednesday.
27 July 2016, 23:13
Ahead of the final preparations for the 5th FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup, Jordan 2016, Coach Bala Nikyu has invited to camp 30 players who will arrive in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Sunday.
27 July 2016, 21:45
Captain of Team Nigeria to the Rio Olympic Games and member of the Nigeria U23 squad, John Mikel Obi has described his appointment as overwhelming, and has promised to carry everybody along.
27 July 2016, 19:23
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Russian track and field athletes are victims of "discrimination" that the country is "not going to put up with."
27 July 2016, 19:32
Former Super Eagles assistant coach Daniel Amokachi’s two sons will train with Turkish club Besiktas this week.
27 July 2016, 18:29
The Nigeria government says it is suspending a move to honour late Stephen Keshi until after the Rio 2016 Olympics.
27 July 2016, 17:20
Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff and her predecessor and left-wing ally Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will boycott the opening ceremony at the Rio Olympics.
27 July 2016, 17:31
The final journey of Nigeria football legend Stephen Okechukwu Keshi will begin in Benin City, Edo State on Thursday.
27 July 2016, 16:02
Although Antonio Vargas still thinks about the cut that nearly ended his Olympic dream, his unprotected head will be clear when he steps into the ring in Rio de Janeiro.
27 July 2016, 16:02
Wolfgang Niersbach, the former president of the German Football Association (DFB), said on Wednesday that he will appeal the one-year ban imposed on him by FIFA's ethics committee.
27 July 2016, 15:17
Whatever controversy is raging in the Olympic world there's one constant: Usain Bolt's bravado and self-confidence.
27 July 2016, 14:42
Five most expensive transfers after Italian champions Juventus splashed out 90 million euros ($98.8m, £75.3m) to prise Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain away from Napoli on Tuesday.
27 July 2016, 12:16
Gonzalo Higuain completed a sensational move to Juventus after the Italian champions agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($98.8m) fee, the third highest in history, to wrest the Argentine striker from Napoli on Tuesday.
27 July 2016, 12:14
Roger Federer says he will miss the Rio Olympics and the rest of the tennis season to protect his surgically repaired left knee.
27 July 2016, 11:05
Etoile Sahel revived their hopes of a Confederation Cup semifinal spot with a slender 1-0 win away from home over Al-Ahli Tripoli in a Group B match at the Stade Chedli Zouiten on Tuesday night.
26 July 2016, 22:36
Two Indian competitors have proclaimed their innocence after testing positive for banned steroids just days before they were to leave for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
26 July 2016, 22:37
Mauricio Pochettino says he is not interested in the vacant coaching post with his native Argentina because he is happy at Premier League side Spurs.
26 July 2016, 19:06
International sports federations and Russia's Olympic Committee on Monday began to announce the Russian competitors who will be sidelined from the Rio Games over past doping offences.