Lima has withdrawn as host of the 2017 World Combat Games in a latest blow for SportAccord and its President Marius Vizer.
Concerns over the safety of those attending next year's Olympic and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro have been revived after a series of attacks in the city over recent days, several of which took place within sight of venues to be used during the Games.
Britain’s David Weir held off arch-rival Marcel Hug of Switzerland to win the BUPA Westminster Mile in a world record 3mins 02.21sec in London today.
Roger Federer has criticised security at the French Open after a spectator ran on court and attempted to take a photograph with him during his regulation first round victory over Colombia's Alejandro Falla.
Japan's campaign to win a first ever Paralympic wheelchair rugby medal next year in Rio has received a boost after the nation defeated Great Britain to win the Japan Para Championships in Chiba.
Six nations shared the medals at the Para-canoe World Cup in Duisburg, with paddlers from Austria, Canada, Germany, Britain, France and Brazil all gaining a top spot on the podium.
James DeGale became the first British Olympic boxing gold medallist to go on and win a world title as he beat Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF super-middleweight belt in Boston.
England’s women secured a quota place for Great Britain at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with a dramatic 15-14 win over the United States on the final day of the Sevens World Series in Amsterdam.
Mongolia, Japan and Russia won two titles apiece as the World Judo Masters opened in Rabat, with under 60 kilograms star Naohisa Takato producing the most eye-catching performance of the day.
Astana Arlans Kazakhstan on verge of World Series of Boxing final after whitewashing Russian Boxing Team
A superb first-leg performance saw the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan build a commanding 5-0 lead over the Russian Boxing Team in the semi-final of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) at the National Tennis Centre in Astana.
Reigning Olympic and world champion Sebastian Brendel of Germany produced another superb performance to take gold in the men’s C1 1000 metres race at the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg.
The National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan have held several sporting events and activities to mark their Olympic Day in support of Almaty’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Three promising distance runners have received scholarships to train at the Kip Kieno High Altitude training centre in Eldoret courtesy of the Tanzania Olympic Committee's (TOC) Olympic Solidarity funding in the hope it will help them qualify for next year's Games in Rio.
Basketball has become the latest sport to suspend its SportAccord membership, increasing the total number to have done so to 21.
Medal ceremonies could take place at the Colosseum if Rome is successful in its bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, the city's Mayor Ignazio Marino has revealed during a visit by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to the Italian capital.