Top Story

Canadian Paralympians pay Remembrance Day respects

By Daniel Etchells

Caroline Bisson, Sochi 2014 Paralympian in Para-Nordic skiing, lays a wreath on behalf of Canadian Paralympic athletes at the Remembrance Day ceremony ©Greg KolzNordic skier Caroline Bisson was among the Canadian Paralympic athletes who paid their respects to the North American nation's veterans in Remembrance Day ceremonies across the country today.

Germany set to make sports doping a criminal offence

By Mike Rowbottom

Doping analysis during the London 2012 Games ©Getty ImagesDoping in sport is due to become a crime in Germany for the first time, with a proposed law being presented at the Bundestag in Berlin tomorrow before being put to Parliament in Spring of next year.

Vanessa Mae banned from Alpine skiing for four years over race fixing allegations

By Paul Osborne

Vanessa Mae has been banned from Alpine skiing for four years after taking part in fixed races to qualify for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics ©Getty ImagesFamous violinist turned Alpine skier Vanessa Mae has been banned for four years after taking part in fixed races to qualify for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Morocco expelled from 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after refusal to host

By Paul Osborne

Morocco have been disqualifed from competing in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations ©Getty ImagesMorocco has been disqualified from next year's Africa Cup of Nations following its refusal to host the event in January because of fears over the spread of Ebola.

Badminton world number one provisionally suspended over doping violation

By Paul Osborne

Lee Whong Wei has been provisionally suspended from the BWF after failing a doping test ©Getty ImagesWorld number one Lee Chong Wei has been provisionally suspended by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) due to an "apparent" anti-doping violation.

Wilson's 1966 World Cup medal sells at auction for £136,000

By Paul Osborne

Ray Wilson's winner's medal from the 1966 FIFA World Cup has sold for 136000 at auction ©Getty ImagesThe 1966 FIFA World Cup winner's medal won by former England footballer Ray Wilson has sold today during an auction at Sotheby's in London for £136,000 ($215,800/€173,800).

China's Deng takes overall title on day four of Weightlifting World Championships

By Brian Oliver at the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty

Mengrong Deng took the overall title at the IWF World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan today ©Getty ImagesChina's Mengrong Deng missed a gold medal in both the snatch and the clean-and-jerk in the women's 58 kilogram, but won the coveted overall title at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here.

More than 300 million watched European Athletics Championships on TV

By Daniel Etchells

The total television audience for the 2014 European Athletics Championships in Zurich eclipsed that of Gothenburg 2006 ©European AthleticsThe continued popularity of the European Athletics Championships has been underlined after it was revealed that a total television audience of 358 million watched the most recent edition in Zurich this summer.

British Judo announces UFC as title sponsors of 2015 Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Ultimate Fighting Championship has been named as title sponsors of the 2015 British Open Judo Championships ©UFCBritish Judo has announced the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), as title sponsors of the 2015 British Open Judo Championships due to take place at Wembley Arena on July 12.
Page 20 of 1193