Chinese swimming star Sun Yang's eight-year doping ban has been wiped out - for now - after one of the judges involved in his case was found to have tweeted anti-Chinese sentiments since taking on the case.
A row has broken out over the replacement of Russia’s banned national anthem at major sporting events, with the commission of athletes receiving a mixed response to patriotic song ‘Katyusha’, which was popular during World War II.
US Olympian Klete Keller has deleted social media accounts in which he regularly posted in support of Donald Trump, reacting after he was spotted participating in online video footage from last week's deadly riots at the Capitol.
Japan’s PM has cited a “strong sense of crisis” while placing the Tokyo metropolitan area in a state of emergency over a resurgence of Covid-19 cases, even as the Japanese capital gears up to host the Olympics this summer.
Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin has assessed the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to impose a two-year ban on Russia, stressing that the sanctions could have been far tougher.
Fans have cruelly pointed out a prophecy by a giant orange mascot after power couple Lindsey Vonn and PK Subban declared their break-up in a cringeworthy double announcement, teasing the hockey hunk that "Lindsey could do better".