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National Paralympic Day expanding as two more British cities join line-up

By Zjan Shirinian

Last year's National Paralympic Day was the first to be held and celebrated the first anniversary of the London 2012 Games ©Getty Images for BPAGreat Britain's National Paralympic Day is spreading its wings to the English cities of Birmingham and Liverpool for a bumper day of activities.

Alistair Brownlee secures first win of 2014 at World Triathlon Hamburg

By Emily Goddard

Alistair Brownlee has claimed his first victory of 2014 in Hamburg ©Getty ImagesBritish Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee has claimed his first win of the year at the World Triathlon Series in Hamburg after a sprint battle with France's Vincent Luis, who took silver.

Pots ready for 2015 Men's Handball World Championship draw

By Emily Goddard

The pots have been announced for the 2015 Men's Handball World Championship draw event ©Qatar 2015The pots are ready for the draw of the 2015 Men's Handball World Championship that will take place in Qatar.

Milk brand Amul sponsors India's teams for Glasgow and Incheon 2014

By Zjan Shirinian

India's teams for Glasgow 2014 and Incheon 2014 will be sponsored by Amul ©Getty ImagesIndia's largest milk brand has announced its sponsorship of the Indian teams going to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the Incheon 2014 Asian Games.

World Rowing Federation President Oswald stepping down after 25 years

By Zjan Shirinian

Denis Oswald is standing down as President of the World Rowing Federation after 25 years ©AFP/Getty ImagesDenis Oswald will step down as President of the World Rowing Federation (FISA) today after a quarter of a century in charge.

Russia to investigate race walkers' coach after doping claims by Australian Olympic medallist

By Gary Anderson

Elena Lashmanova is one of a number of Russian walkers to be banned for drugs violations in recent years ©Getty Images The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) is set to investigate claims by Australian Olympic medallist Jared Tallent that a host of Russian race walkers have been doping under the supervision of coach Viktor Chegin.

Petition calls for axing of "horrendous" Team Scotland Glasgow 2014 parade uniform

By Zjan Shirinian

The unfiorm has split opinion, with many signing an online petition calling for it to be changed ©Commonwealth Games ScotlandAlmost 25,000 people have signed an online petition calling for the "horrendous" uniforms for Scotland's athletes at the Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony to be ditched.

Adidas team to lift World Cup but rivals Nike hold slender goals lead

By David Owen

It will be an all Adidas final tomorrow when Germany play Argentina in the World Cup final for the third time ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe 2014 FIFA World Cup draws to a close in Brazil this weekend with an all-Nike third-place playoff, followed by an all-Adidas final.

Rudisha heads back to top form at Glasgow Diamond League meeting

By Mike Rowbottom

David Rudisha wins with ease in Glasgow's Diamond League meeting ©British Athletics/Getty ImagesDavid Rudisha equalled the fastest 800 metres of the year at the Sainsbury's Glasgow Grand Prix, defying cool, grey conditions on the second day of the International Association of Athletics Federations' (IAAF) Diamond League meeting with a time of 1 min 43.34sec.
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