Park Tae-hwan’s hopes of competing at Rio 2016 now rest with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) rejected the swimmer’s final appeal to allow him to be a part of their team for this year’s Games.

Usain Bolt has claimed he would have no problem handing back his 4×100 metres relay Olympic gold medal from Beijing 2008 if Jamaican team-mate Nesta Carter is confirmed to have failed a drugs test.

Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar’s hopes of representing India at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro appear to be over after the Delhi High Court dismissed his appeal to be given the opportunity to playoff against Narsingh Yadav for the country’s 74 kilograms wrestling spot at the Games.

St Lucia’s Richard Peterkin has been made a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Rio 2016 officials remain "totally confident in achieving a sold-out Olympic Games" after claiming to have enjoyed recent progress in selling tickets.

TRINIDAD AND Tobago’s leading athletes and Rio Olympics’ hopefuls Machel Cedenio, Michelle-Lee Ahye, KellyAnn Baptiste and Lalonde Gordon are listed to compete at the inaugural Racers Grand Prix at the Jamaica National Stadium today.