By Duncan Mackay, Nick Butler and David Owen in Kuala Lumpur
Durban 2022 Commonwealth Games bid recommended by Evaluation Commission but guarantees sought over finances and venues
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Evaluation Commission has recommended that the CGF General Assembly votes to award the South African city of Durban the 2022 Commonwealth Games next month, but their report, released today, outlined several areas requiring immediate attention.
Athletics Kenya has described media claims of widespread systematic doping among Kenyan runners as "suspect and ill-motivated", while Russia’s Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has also reacted negatively to allegations made yesterday that most of his country’s medals between 2001 and 2012 have been won by athletes suspected of doping.
A new raft of doping allegations may delay publication of the report by a three-man World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Commission into alleged widespread, systematised doping in Russia.
Sepp Blatter, FIFA President at least for another six months, has ceased to be a member of world sport’s most powerful club.
New Zealand Football (NZF) has filed an appeal to the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) following the expulsion of its men's under 23 team from last month’s Olympic qualification tournament at the Pacific Games in Port Moresby.
Three world records fell on an extraordinary day of swimming at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, as a further four gold medals were claimed.
England Rugby 2015 has today launched its multimedia travel demand campaign to help fans, residents and local businesses beat the crowds during this year’s Rugby World Cup.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed it will live stream four sports at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games on their website, as well as a mixed channel during the eight-day multi-sport event.
Turkish Olympic Committee hosts international swimming event to commemorate Battle of Gallipoli centenary
The Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) has hosted an international swimming event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the famous Battle of Gallipoli.
International hockey players who are represented by the Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF) are set to have a say in how the Federation is run for the first time following the election of an Athletes’ Commission.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced it is welcoming proposals for research projects to be carried out at Rio 2016.
South Sudan has been rubber-stamped as the 206th member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here today, with plans already in place to send a four-strong team to Rio 2016.
Sir Martin Sorrell, boss of advertising giant WPP, today wowed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with the message that the need to engage with young people has "never been more urgent".
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie is "very disturbed" by the latest widespread athletics doping allegations which have emerged, vowing to immediately hand them over to the WADA Independent Commission for further investigation.