By Liam Morgan at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London, Nick Butler and Dan Palmer
CGF President calls for united political support as Gold Coast 2018 deemed on track for "great Commonwealth Games"
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin urged politicians not to exploit Gold Coast 2018 for their own gains, as preparations for the multi-sport event were declared to be in “great shape” at the close of the Coordination Commission visit.
Papua New Guinea eye future Commonwealth Games bid but Sports Minister admits prospect not currently viable
Papua New Guinea Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko has again suggested the country could launch a future bid the Commonwealth Games, but acknowledged the prospect remains some way off.
Bach calls for lifetime Olympic bans for Russians involved in manipulating doping samples on eve of McLaren Report findings
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has increased pressure on Russia on the eve of the McLaren Report findings by calling for a life ban from the Olympic Games for all figures proven to be involved in the manipulation of doping samples.
New Zealand won all three of their semi-finals today at the World Bowls Championships in Christchurch, securing their place in the gold medal matches of the men's fours and singles competitions as well as the women's pairs event.
European federations attempt to reunify American football with series of measures following crunch Rome meeting
European federations present at a meeting in Rome have called on the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) to respond to two measures they implemented as part of an attempt to reunify the sport.
"Informal discussions" are underway about changing the bidding process for the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in order to shift away from a current system in which there are "too many losers".
Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris have all been put forward to the third stage of the candidature process for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) medical and scientific director Richard Budgett has strongly defended the existing system for Therepeutic Use Exemptions (TUE) in which athletes can apply for permission to take otherwise banned substances for medical reasons.
Romanian weightlifter and Russian boxer stripped of Olympic medals won at Rio 2016 for doping, CAS confirms
Romanian weightlifter Gabriel Sîncrăian and Russian boxer Misha Aloyan have been stripped of their medals won at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after both athletes failed drugs tests during the event, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has confirmed today.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have backed the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to rule on whether Russia being awarded the 2021 Biathlon World Championship is a violation of its code.
British Rowing chief executive to chair IPC Task Force assessing Russian Paralympic Committee eligibility
British Rowing chief executive Andy Parkinson has been appointed chair of a Task Force set-up to determine whether the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) have met reinstatement criteria necessary for their suspension to be lifted.
Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has claimed the 2018 Commonwealth Games have put the city in the international investment spotlight, which will help to provide a strong economic and social legacy.
National Hockey League (NHL) deputy commissioner Bill Daly has admitted the situation surrounding players from the competition participating at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics is unlikely to become any clearer following a meeting of its Board of Governors, which begins today and concludes tomorrow.
Organisers have claimed construction of Beijing 2022 competition venues will begin next year, according to reports.