By Michael Pavitt at the Alau Ice Palace in Astana
Sebastian Coe, President Elect of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), once again defended his sport against charges of widespread doping here at the final press conference jointly held with the Beijing Local Organising Committee.
Belfast is in danger of missing out on the opportunity to bid for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games because the country's Government have yet to give their approval for a bid, it has been claimed.
Japan has launched a bid to host the 2019 World Badminton Championships and plan to use the tournament as the test event for the following year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, it has been reported.
Some of the biggest names were to the fore today as the World Championships opened with heats action in Aiguebelette, with New Zealand leading the way with five victories including one for London 2012 Olympic champion Mahe Drysdale.
Oscar Pistorius will spend at least another three weeks behind bars after it was confirmed a Parole Board review into whether he will be released from prison will take place on September 18.
The first-ever TV Sports Awards, held in support of children’s charity Play for Change, will be staged at the SPORTEL conference in Monaco on October 12, it has been announced.
Singaporean gold medallists from the recent Southeast Asian Games have been rewarded for their performances at the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) 28th SEA Games Multi-Million Dollar Awards Programme (MAP) Awards Presentation and Dinner.
Russia and United States continued their formidable form as the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women's World Cup resumed after a two-day hiatus, while hosts Japan were among the other winners in Sendai and Okayama.
It was a day of fog, falls, and East Asian success today at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard World Cup as Japan's Raibu Katayama and Cai Xuetong won the respective male and female halfpipe events.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) are due to hold an event today to mark Olympic Day, where athletes about to set off for the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa and the All-African Games in Congo will join local citizens to celebrate the values of Olympism.
Officials accused of talking "jibber-jabber" and not caring about athletes as another sailor taken ill after Rio 2016 test event
Rio 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and sailing authorities have been accused of "not caring about athletes" by a prominent blogger as another sailor has complained of falling ill after competing at last week's test event on the polluted waters of Guanabara Bay.
South Africa's Government has officially approved Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, removing the final obstacle to the event being awarded to an African country for the first time in its history.
Los Angeles Committee seeking closer City Council role amid show of support for city's 2024 Olympic bid
Los Angeles' bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics has received another boost after the newly formed Ad-Hoc Committee of the City Council voted to back the bid.
FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke could launch an audacious bid to become the next President of world football’s governing body following reports he has sounded out the possibility among FIFA officials and at least one Confederation.