By Duncan Mackay, Nick Butler and David Owen in Kuala Lumpur
CGF Evaluation Commission recommends Durban's 2022 bid but seeks guarantees over finances and venue feasibility
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.
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.
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.
National Olympic Committee of Cambodia hold seminar to discuss plan to host 2023 Southeast Asian Games
A two-day seminar to discuss a plan to host the 2023 Southeast Asian Games. has been held by the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC).
Mostafa Davoudi, former President of the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has died aged 76 after a long battle with illness.
A further 55,000 tickets have been made available for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England with less than 50 days until the tournament is due to get underway on September 18.
America's Katie Ledecky had an ideal start to the defence of her four titles by successfully retaining her women's 400 metres freestyle crown at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Aquatics Championships in Kazan.
Fifth seeds Russia claimed their first world title in women’s recurve team competition for 28 years as the World Archery Championships came to a close in Copenhagen.