International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has praised Vanuatu for its rebuilding effort since the devastating impact of Cyclone Pam earlier this year, as he discussed how to distribute the grant of $500,000 (£330,000/€440,000) promised to the Pacific island nation.
Victoria State focused on "more important projects" than multi-city Australian bid for 2028 or 2032 Olympics
Victoria State Premier Daniel Andrews has rejected an idea for the Australian state to participate in a joint bid for either the 2028 or 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games with New South Wales and Queensland.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has signed a deal with South Korean broadcaster SBS Sport, which will show highlights of this month’s World Championships among other major WTF-promoted events.
The familiar Lightning Bolt salute took place on the podium in Nassau after the second day of the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) World Relays - but in the form of a tribute from his Jamaican colleagues after their victory in a 4x200m from which the world record holder had withdrawn late as a precaution.
Olympic bronze medallist Tom Daley delighted home fans home fans by claiming gold on the final day of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Diving World Series, in London.
Hudson’s Bay, the department store chain which partners the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), has unveiled the official Team Canada uniforms for the Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games.
Iranian National Paralympic Committee (NPC) President Mahmoud Khosravivafa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Asian nation's Special Education Organisation in order to improve relations between the two bodies.
United States beat arch-rivals Canada in the gold-medal game of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool to secure a record-equalling third title.
Bernard Lapasset has yet to decide whether to seek a third term next May as World Rugby President.
The Itaquera Arena in São Paulo, which hosted the 2014 World Cup opener, has been confirmed as the seventh and final venue for the football tournament at next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The Baku 2015 European Games flame is continuing its journey across Azerbaijan and has now reached Jalilabad one week after it was captured in Ateshgah.
The Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) has signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) as it aims to increase sports coverage in the region.
China’s Ma Long has secured his first men’s singles title at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Championships after beating compatriot Fang Bo in the final.
Anamari Velensek underlined her billing as top seed in the women’s 78 kilogram competition at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix in Zagreb as the Slovenian stormed to gold.
Sochi 2014 Olympic champions Canada thumped Germany 10-0 to move to the top of Group A at the Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships.