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Exclusive: China promises to lift ban on Facebook and Twitter if Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics

By Nick Butler at the Gehua New Century Hotel in Beijing

Free internet access has been promised throughout Beijing in 2022 ©Beijing 2022There will be unrestricted internet access throughout all of Beijing and Zhangjiakou during the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics if the cities are awarded the Games, Chinese officials have promised. 

IAAF appeals to CAS over "selective" punishment of six Russian dopers

By Mike Rowbottom

Russia's Yuliya Zaripova pictured after winning the London 2012 3000m Steeplechase title - which she has now forfeited folowing a doping ban that is subject to a further IAAF appeal ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe recent punishments given to six athletes by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) have been criticised as "selective" by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), which has now appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Table tennis star Ovtcharov and fencer Vougiouka revealed as latest Baku 2015 ambassadors

By Liam Morgan

German table tennis star Dimitrij Ovtcharov is one of the latest names to be added to the list of international athlete ambassadors for Baku 2015 ©Baku 2015Baku 2015 has announced German table tennis star Dimitrij Ovtcharov and Greek fencer Vassiliki Vougiouka as the latest international athlete ambassadors for the inaugural European Games.

I wish I could turn back time, admits banned Olympic swimming champion Park

By Liam Morgan

South Korean Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan wishes he could turn back time after he was handed an 18-month doping ban ©Getty ImagesSouth Korean Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan has said he wishes he could "turn back time" after being handed an 18-month doping pan for testing positive for testosterone before the Incheon 2014 Asian Games.

Australia seal fifth Cricket World Cup title with dominant win over New Zealand

By Liam Morgan

Australia claimed their fifth Cricket World Cup title with a commanding win over New Zealand in Melbourne ©Getty ImagesAustralia clinched their fifth Cricket World Cup crown with a seven-wicket victory over fellow co-hosts New Zealand in front of a record 93,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Jorgensen claims 10th World Triathlon Series win with victory in Auckland

By Emily Goddard

Gwen Jorgensen has secured her 10th World Triathlon Series win ©World Triathlon/TwitterGwen Jorgensen has secured her 10th World Triathlon Series win with victory in Auckland today, while Britain's Jonathon Brownlee topped the podium in the men's race.

Japan earn another shock win to edge closer to Women's Ice Hockey World Championship quarter-finals

By Liam Morgan

Japan claimed their second win of the tournament with a 2-0 success against Germany ©Francois Laplante/HHOF-IIHF ImagesSurprise package Japan took a giant step towards qualifying for the quarter-finals of the International Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Championship as they beat Germany 2-0 to claim their second successive victory at the Malmö Isstadion.

Britain tops medals table as Para-cycling Track World Championships end in Apeldoorn

By Michael Pavitt

Sophie Thornhill and Helen Scott added to Britain's gold medal tally in Apeldoorn ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain secured the top spot on the overall medals table after winning two golds on the final day of the Para-cycling Track World Championship, in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.

African champion Jaballah closes Samsun Judo Grand Prix with gold

By Emily Goddard

Faicel Jaballah secured gold in the men's over 100 kilograms competition in Turkey ©IJFAfrican champion Faicel Jaballah has closed the Samsun Judo Grand Prix with a gold medal at the Yaşar Doğu Sports Arena.
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