European football clubs' official says 2022 Winter Olympics may have to move for World Cup in Qatar.
There is excitement in New Zealand's women's track cycling programme ahead of their first international meet of the season today.
Rugby sevens guru Gordon Tietjens has already sent out his wish list of AB stars for the next Olympics.
Controversial criteria for entry to the 2016 Olympic golf competitions is sure to reignite debate.
The first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, American Alice Coachman Davis, has died aged 90.
Oslo, Almaty and Beijing have been confirmed as candidate cities to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Olympic champion rower Joseph Sullivan opens up about his decision to quit the sport before Rio 2016.
A member of Graham Henry's staff when he was coach of Wales at the 1999 World Cup has been appointed to co-ordinate the Australian Rugby Union's bid for Sevens gold at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games and Rio Olympics.
Former Olympic medallist George Bridgewater will make a surprise return to rowing as he looks to the next Olympics.
The IOC said there is "not a shred of truth" to reports that London has been approached about replacing Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics.
The NZOC has recorded an increased surplus in its latest annual report but needs to budget for Rio.
Two athletes per nation will be allowed to compete in the men's and women's individual sprint and keirin at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Kiwi sporting bodies may be forced to sign up to a national anti-corruption policy if they want to have athletes selected for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
New Zealand's chef de mission says "there is no hiding" from the problems facing the 2016 Rio Olympics, but believes there is still "potential for a great Games".
NZOC worried about 2016 Olympics with many Kiwi medal events set for venues where construction hasn't begun.
In a blunt public warning, IOC vice president John Coates called the delayed preparations for the 2016 Games "the worst I have experienced."
SIMON PLUMB - Sunday Star TimesNZ shot put on target for Commonwealth and even Olympic domination with Tom Walsh joining Valerie Adams at top.
A hotel without a lobby. A room without a floor. "Very dangerous face water". It's all here in Sochi.
What we can expect from Scotty Stevenson and Hayley Holt's Winter Olympic Games coverage from Sochi.
OPINION: The threats of terrorism have never been so real as they are at Vladimir Putin's Winter Olympics.
Violinist Vanessa-Mae is set to ski for Thailand at the Winter Olympics in Russia next month.
TIM REYNOLDS - APGet ready, Sochi: The Jamaicans are coming, and they're bringing their bobsled again.
A senior Italian IOC member criticised the United States for including openly gay athletes in its official delegation for next month's Sochi Olympics.
Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's dream during the 2016 Olympics. But zoom in on the likes of once-pristine Guanabara Bay, and the picture is of household trash and raw sewage.
DEREK GATOPOULO - APThe Olympic flame-lighting ceremony for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi has been held in Greece.
Russian cosmonauts carry Olympic torch to International Space Station ahead of winter games at Sochi.
STEPHEN WILSON - APRule changes to reward aggressive wrestling among adjustments made to get the ancient sport reinstated at the Olympics.
New Zealand Olympic Committee boss Kereyn Smith has hailed the choice of Tokyo as host city for the 2020 Olympics.
Australian Olympians must co-operate fully with anti-doping agency or face exclusion from the Olympics.
A man who threw a plastic beer bottle onto the track and shouted abuse at Usain Bolt before the men's 100-metre final at the Olympics will be electronically tagged for eight weeks.
GREG FORD - CanterburyAmid the hue and cry of Olympics dramas for Val Adams there was another affected Kiwi athlete, calmly going about her business.
JESSICA MADDOCK IN WANAKA - The Southland TimesThe countdown is on to the Winter Olympics, which start in Sochi, Russia, in just over a year.
Three cities bidding for the 2020 Olympics submit their plans for the Games, eight months ahead of when the IOC will announce the host.
Marc Hinton looks back on the joyous days of the London Olympics and rates a Kiwi campaign that positively dripped gold.
TONY SMITH - The PressRoly Crichton turned his back on a Timaru coaching job because he would have been "crazy" to end his partnership with Sophie Pascoe.
World champion kayaker Lisa Carrington says an Olympic Games gold medal "comes with a lot of expectation" but a wealth of opportunities too.
A poll finds gold medal wins by rower Mahe Drysdale and kayaker Lisa Carrington were NZ's most popular medal moments at London 2012.
SIMON PLUMB - Sunday Star TimesAthletics New Zealand faces an uneasy wait after being shut out of Sports Minister Murray McCully's investigation into its errors at the London Olympics.
JONATHAN MILLMOW - WellingtonWith the pain of narrowly missing an Olympic medal fresh in her mind Black Sticks' captain Kayla Sharland is set to take an indefinite break.
The trophy won by the marathon winner at the 1896 Olympics has gone on display for the first time in Greece.
IAN ANDERSON - Waikato TimesOlympic champion Mahe Drysdale says he is thinking about Rio Olympics all the time.
MARC HINTON - Fairfax MediaAthletics New Zealand officials are now ducking for cover.
STACEY KIRK - Fairfax MediaThe leader of Belarus is calling for his own debriefing into the country's abysmal display at the London Olympics.
FRED WOODCOCK - Fairfax MediaIn the mad rush to get on the plane back home Andrew Nicholson forgot to pack his prized Olympic bronze medal.
Fans thrilled to see favourite Olympians
A moment's silence to remember the New Zealand soldiers who died in Afghanistan has started the Olympic welcome-home event.
The government official in charge of Brazil's preparations for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympics said hotel shortages will not be a problem for either event.
British sailor Ben Ainslie has moved to temper reports he will chase more Olympic glory in 2016.
South Korean Olympic badminton players and a coach have had suspensions for throwing matches reduced.
KATE CHAPMAN - Fairfax MediaAn investigation into the admin errors that affected shot putter Valerie Adams' Olympic performance is underway and will be robust.
Usain Bolt is a definite starter for another Olympic Games, opening up the possibility of more sprint records or an attempt at other events.
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