British Fencing’s Elite Training Centre has been formally opened by the British Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, John Whittingdale.
The fourth World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League event of the season gets underway tomorrow in Sao Paulo, which will be the first competition of its kind to be held in South America.
Michel Platini today looked Sepp Blatter in the eye and urged him to resign, amid signs that this week’s dramatic arrests and detailed corruption allegations are helping the campaign of Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein, Blatter’s only rival for the FIFA Presidency, to gain a certain amount of traction.
Pressure on Sepp Blatter and FIFA was ratcheting up this morning, as some of the organisation’s most prominent sponsors spoke out strongly in the wake of this week’s dramatic and hugely embarrassing indictments and arrests of leading football figures.
UEFA has called for tomorrow's FIFA Presidential election to be postponed by up to six months, as the fallout from the latest corruption allegations continues to rock the football world to its foundations.
The next FIFA President must make sure future World Cup host countries do not have fundamental issues with human rights, campaign group Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned today.
Leading marketing consultant Patrick Nally has warned that sport is coming under increasing pressure to look at itself in the light of the FIFA scandal and the dispute between SportsAccord and the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Baku 2015 have announced they have added Iranian company General Entertainment and Media Television and Croatian station Sportska Televizija (SPTV) to the list of broadcasters who will screen coverage of this year’s inaugural European Games.
World famous actor and pop star Jackie Chan has released a Beijing 2022 bid song, which is one of 10 invited musical selections forming part of the Chinese capital’s quest to secure hosting rights for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has met with representatives of the United Arab Emirates National Olympic Committee and Emirates Equestrian Federation (EEF) at its headquarters in Lausanne to discuss the actions that need to be undertaken before the country's suspension can be lifted.
Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal of Spain both booked their place in the third round of the French Open with comfortable victories at Roland Garros in Paris today.
Grainger makes competitive return in Poznan as Britain seeks opening flourish at European Rowing Championships
Great Britain, contesting its first international regatta of 2015, is providing the largest number of competitors at the European Rowing Championships which get underway tomorrow in Poznan, Poland - and none will be under greater scrutiny than Katherine Grainger, making her first competitive appearance since winning Olympic gold in 2012.
Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert of the BMC Racing team took his second victory at the Giro d'Italia in stage 18 from Melide in Switzerland to Verbania, while Spaniard Alberto Contador tightened his grip on the overall lead with a perfectly-timed attack today.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has planted the final tree in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s brand new orchard.
The latest International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix is set to take place this weekend as 350 athletes from 39 countries descend on Sport Arena Nottwil in Switzerland.