By Daniel Etchells and Liam Morgan in Port Moresby
The Duke of York Prince Andrew officially declared the 2015 Pacific Games open amid a mesmerising Ceremony here this evening.
Australia and New Zealand will be "pushed all the way" at Pacific Games, predicts Oceania National Olympic Committees President
Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) President Robin Mitchell warned newcomers Australia and New Zealand they will be “pushed all the way” by their rival nations during the 15th edition of the Pacific Games.
Hosts South Korea enjoyed a successful start to the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade as they secured two gold medals.
Barbara and Agatha crowned women’s beach volleyball world champions after victory in all-Brazilian final
Barbara Sexias de Freitas and Agatha Bednarczuk were crowned women’s beach volleyball world champions for the first time after they were victorious in the all-Brazilian final here tonight.
Berliner Schoneborn wins Modern Pentathlon World Championships title and Rio 2016 place in home city
Berliner Lena Schoneborn, Germany’s Beijing 2008 Olympic champion, earned herself a place at Rio 2016 in the 38-degrees heat of her home city today by winning her first Modern Pentathlon World Championships title.
Despite the absence through injury of Usain Bolt in tonight’s International Association of Athletics Federations’ Paris Diamond League meeting, Jamaican sprinters dominated the men’s and women’s 100 metres, with Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce winning in 9.81sec and 10.74 respectively.
China's Yinjirigala Sai stunned home favourite Nyam-Ochir Sainjargal to take gold in the men's under 73 kilogram divison on the second day of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Defending women's singles champion Petra Kvitova was the most high profile exit from the third round of Wimbledon as the Czech Republic star fell to a shock three-set defeat to Serbia's Jelena Jankovic at the All England Club.
Australia's Rohan Dennis produced the fastest individual time trial in Tour de France history to claim victory on the opening stage of the three-week long stage race and assume the leader's yellow jersey as the Grand Depart took place in Utrecht in The Netherlands.
Olympic gold medallist opens street art swimming pool to celebrate IPC Swimming Championships in Glasgow
Olympic 200 metres breaststroke gold medallist David Wilkie has opened a street art swimming pool in Glasgow’s city centre ahead of this month's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships at Tollcross International Swimming Centre.
Australia and Belgium to battle for Antwerp Hockey World League semi-final crown after last four victories
Australia and Belgium will meet in the final of the Hockey World League semi-final event in Antwerp after both sides claimed last four victories today.
Rio 2016 today revealed its design for the Olympic Torch and the route for the Torch Relay, 399 days before the Opening Ceremony is due to take place.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye has officially opened this year's Summer Universiade during a ceremony in Gwangju devoted to youth tonight.
The Closing Ceremony of the Pacific Games here will be held at the Sir John Guise Stadium after Bisini Sports Grounds and the Sir Hubert Murray Stadium were not deemed to be ready to stage the event, Pacific Games Council executive director Andrew Minogue told insidethegames.