By Daniel Etchells and Liam Morgan in Port Moresby
Port Moresby 2015 Medal Table
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South Sudan's recognition is set to be on the agenda at this month's International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board meeting in Kuala Lumpur, and they are accepted, the issue will be rubber-stamped by the membership-at-large at the IOC Session four days later, insidethegames has been told.
Exclusive: Lamine Diack's son claims he is being accused of corruption in bid to discredit his father before he steps down as IAAF President
Lamine Diack's son has claimed he is being targeted by opponents who want to undermine his father's position in the final few months of his Presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
A host will be selected for the 2017 ANOC (Association of National Olympic Committee) World Beach Games at October's ANOC General Assembly in Washington D.C., it was revealed here today, with the inaugural event set to feature 15 sports.
Budapest's bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics has cleared another major hurdle after the Hungarian National Assembly voted strongly in favour of the project.
An additional 31 athletics competitors have been added to the field for the Pan American Games following widespread confusion, and fierce debate, after over 900 athletes thought they had qualified despite only 680 places being available.
Surfing has been added to the programme for the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, it has been decided here today.
Vanuatu missed out on a place in the knock-out stages of the Pacific Games football competition despite annihilating the Federated States of Micronesia 46-0 here.
Papua New Guinea's weightlifting star Steven Kari snatched double men’s 94 kilograms Pacific Games gold from the grasp of Samoa’s Siaosi Leusio in dramatic fashion with a stunning 204kg clean and jerk lift here today.
Germany's Tony Martin finally took the yellow jersey at this year's Tour de France after after breaking clear riding a team mates bike to win stage four from Seraing to Cambrai.
Top-seed Serena Williams remains on course for a sixth Wimbledon singles title after winning a three-set dual with Victoria Azarenka today to set up a dream semi-final with arch-rival Maria Sharapova.
Lara Grangeon won two of New Caledonia's three gold medals on the second day of the Pacific Games swimming competition here, coming out on top in the women’s 200 metres freestyle and breaststroke events.
Papua New Guinea claim shock va'a victory over Tahiti on successful day for hosts at Port Moresby 2015
Hosts Papua New Guinea caused the biggest shock of Port Moresby 2015 so far as they beat Tahiti to gold in the women’s 500 metres V12 va’a event at the Lancron Naval Base today.
United States claimed the flagship men's eight title on the final of three days of rowing action at the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade.
Exactly a year before the 23rd European Athletics Championships are due to get underway in Amsterdam, a senior official has praised the event’s organisers and described 2016 as “the perfect time” for the Netherlands to make its debut as host to the event.