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 Chinese organisers of the World Championships.
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.
The storm which had turned the track into a stream two hours before the final session of the 15th International Association of Athletics World Championships may have passed, but electricity remained in the Bird’s Nest stadium tonight as Chinese athletes, perhaps inspired by the unlikely silver earned by their men’s 4x100 metres sprinters the previous night, added two more of the same colour.
Japan enjoyed the perfect end to the 2015 World Judo Championships as they claimed gold in both the men’s and women’s team competitions here today.
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.
Hosts England secured their second women’s EuroHockey Championships title with a 3-1 shootout victory over Olympic champions The Netherlands in a dramatic final which brought the event to a thrilling close here today.
Tom Dumoulin claimed stage victory and took the overall lead on another extraordinary stage of the Vuelta a España in which Britain's Tour de France champion Chris Froome fought back and was denied victory in the final 50 metres.
Kazakhstan's world bronze medalist Kayrat Yeraliyev got his campaign off to a perfect start wth a closely contested victory on the fifth day of action at the Asian Confederation Boxing Championships in Bangkok today.
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 China's Cai Xuetong won the respective male and female halfpipe events.
Some of the biggest names were to the fore today as the World Rowing Championships opened with the heats Aiguebelette, with New Zealand leading the way with five victories, including for London 2012 Olympic champion Mahe Drysdale.
Gunes in stunning form as Turkish star scoops superb gold on final day of FINA World Junior Championships
Turkish star Viktoria Gunes rounded off her International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Junior Championships campaign in Singapore on the final day in style, clocking a women’s 200 metres breaststroke time that would have seen her claim gold at the senior World Championships in Kazan.
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.