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USA to bid for 2024 Olympics
The United States Olympic committee has announced that the country will bid to host the Games in 2024.
Rome to bid for 2024 Olympics
Rome will bid for the 2024 Olympic Games, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has revealed.
McGinley handed Rio role
Victorious Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley will be in charge of Ireland's inaugural Olympic golf team in Rio in 2016.
Olympics opened to joint bids
The International Olympic Committee has approved sweeping changes to the bidding process which will allow joint bids.
Rio 2016 mascots unveiled
The mascots for the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games have been unveiled.
Briscoe named chef de mission
Penny Briscoe will lead the Great Britain team at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro after being named ParalympicsGB chef de mission.
IOC proposes Games revamp
The International Olympic Committee has announced plans to allow host nations to stage events in a different country.
Future unclear for Pistorius
After seven months of trial, psychiatric evaluation and sentencing hearing, finally - in the words of Judge Thokozile Masipa - justice has prevailed, writes Sky Sports News HQ’s Geraint Hughes.
Pavey eyes Rio 2016 Olympics
European 10,000m champion Jo Pavey admits she would like to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Phelps in drink driving arrest
American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was arrested for drink driving in Baltimore early on Tuesday morning.
Simmonds targets Rio and Tokyo
London 2012 two-time Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Simmonds targets Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020
Grainger makes rowing comeback
Olympic gold medallist Katherine Grainger has returned to rowing after a two-year absence, with a view to competing at the 2016 Games in Rio.
Maggie's Ohuruogo inspiration
Women’s Rugby World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi has revealed that 400m runner Christine Ohuruogu has been one of the driving forces behind her decision to pursue a career in athletics.
Minister backs Team Scotland
Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Sport Shona Robison is confident athletes would choose to represent Scotland at the Rio Olympics if the country votes for independence.
UK Sport targets Rio success
Following the success of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games for home nation athletes, UK Sport is confident Great Britain can make history at the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games by eclipsing the London medal haul.
Hoy backs Wiggins for Rio glory
Sir Chris Hoy believes Sir Bradley Wiggins will make a successful transition from road back to track in time to challenge for gold at the Rio Olympics of 2016.
Brazil hit back over Rio 2016
Rio 2016 Olympic organisers have hit back at criticism of their preparation and insisted they are on target for success.
Rio's focus now on Olympics
With the World Cup over, Brazil has now switched its attention to getting ready for the 2016 Olympic Games which will be staged in Rio de Janeiro.
Alice Coachman Davis dies
Alice Coachman Davis, the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, has died in south Georgia at 90.
Future bright for Olympic golf
Organisers of golf's return to the Olympic Games in 2016 believe the event will boast competitors from a diverse range of nations.