China's five-time world champion Lin Dan is targeting a third consecutive Olympic gold medal at Rio 2016 after winning the test event in the Brazilian city, despite first criticising the atmosphere in the Riocentro Pavilion 4.
Paralympic gold medallists Dan Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch remain in pole position to claim gold in the SKUD18 class at the Para World Sailing Championships following two more races in challenging conditions in Melbourne.
Germany 2006 World Cup corruption scandal, refugee crisis and doping scandals contributed to Hamburg decision not to bid for Olympics, claims Bach
Doubts over the budget, controversy surrounding Germany's bid to host the 2006 FIFA World Cup and recent doping scandals contributed to Hamburg's citizens voting against the city bidding for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, it was claimed today by Thomas Bach.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) "fully supports" and is not trying to impede any investigation into National Sporting Federations in Mexico, the body's deputy director general Pere Miró told insidethegames today.
Athletics Kenya chairman and former IAAF Council member accused of accepting two cars as gift from Qatar
Athletics Kenya chairman Isaiah Kiplagat has been accused of accepting a gift of two motor vehicles from the Qatar Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) when Doha was successfully bidding to host the 2019 World Championships last year.
There are no plans to disband the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), despite it being declared non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code, the country's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko claimed today.
KPMG, one of the world's largest advisory firms, has been appointed as the Official Professional Services Advisor to the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast.
Russian modern pentathlete Alexander Kukarin, a silver medallist at this year's World Championships, has died suddenly aged just 22.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) World Cup and Grand Prix Final in Mexico City will now be held at the Sala de Armas venue in which fencing was held at the 1968 Olympics, it was announced today.
International Golf Federation (IGF) President Peter Dawson has been tasked with improving the sport's growing reputation in Dubai.
Indian boxer Sarita Devi has been named in a three-strong team to compete in a competition in China this week after completing a one-year ban from the sport for refusing to accept a bronze medal at last year's Asian Games in Incheon.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar are the three megastars of football in the running for this year's FIFA Ballon d'Or award.
The World Karate Federation’s (WKF) flagship annual competition series, the Karate1 Premier League, will undergo widespread changes effective from 2017 in order to enhance the visibility of the sport, its President Antonio Espinós has revealed.
The Netherlands sealed top spot in Pool B at the Men's Hockey World League final by beating hosts India 3-1 in Raipur today.
Australian duo Dan Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch claimed a pair of wins on home water as day three of the Para World Sailing Championships was dominated by challenging weather conditions in Melbourne.