The current rule 50 of the Olympics charter tries to uphold political neutrality for the Olympics but allows athletes to express opinions in interviews after their events.
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic caused a stir in a live Facebook chat with fellow Serb players on Sunday when he said that if a vaccination was compulsory when the tours resume, then he “wouldn’t want to be forced by someone” to take it.
Japan's dream is at risk from coronavirus if 2020 Tokyo Olympics goes ahead but one man may have final say – Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee.
Peter Snell, who is regarded as one of the greatest middle-distance runners of all-time, won the 800 meters at the 1960 Rome Olympics aged 21, and the 800-1,500 double at the 1964 Tokyo Games.
Group A pits Italy, Turkey, Wales and Switzerland with matches to be played in Rome and Baku.
South Africa will face England in World cup finals after defeating Wales with a 19-16 victory in the 2019 Rugby World Cup semi-final match in Japan.
Teenagers take on new hobby in a nation torn apart by four decades of war.
Spain's Rafael Nadal will play for his 19th Grand Slam title, one shy of Roger Federer's all-time men's record, against No. 5 seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia on Sunday.
The host nation beat New Zealand in a dramatic World Cup final at the Lord’s cricket ground in London. Players Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid, however, caught the world’s attention for rushing away moments before champagne was opened.
Phil Mickelson sank a four-foot birdie putt on the fourth extra hole to pocket $9 million and beat Tiger Woods in an exhibition clash on Friday between two of golf's greatest rivals.
About 5,000 runners competed in the 42-kilometre marathon which started on the Asian side of Istanbul’s July 15 Martyrs’ Bridge and finished in the historic Sultanahmet Square on the city’s European side.
Eduard Prades, who rides for the Euskadi Basque Country-Murias team, has won the six-stage 950-kilometre tour.
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