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Contador moves step closer to victory at the Vuelta a España with stage 16 win

By Paul Osborne

Alberto Contador moved a step closer to the overall Vuelta a España title with a stage 16 victory ©Getty ImagesSpain's Alberto Contador took a decisive step towards overall victory at the Vuelta a España today after managing to drop all of his rivals en route to the stage 16 win at La Farrapona.

Ottobock Healthcare named official provider for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

By Paul Osborne 

Ottobock Healthcare has been announced as the official provider of technical services for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesWorld-leading supplier of innovative solutions for people with limited mobility, Ottobock Healthcare, has been announced as the official provider of technical services for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Welsh Glasgow 2014 medallists set to receive commemorative medals

By Paul Osborne

Welsh medal winners set to receive commemorative medals in honour of their performances at last months Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesWelsh medal winners from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games are set to receive commemorative medals in honour of their performances.

Prince Harry meets Invictus Games team captains

By Gary Anderson

Prince Harry has met with the captains of all the nations taking part in this week's Invictus Games ©Getty ImagesWith the action at the Queen Elizabeth Park only three days away, Prince Harry has met with the captains of all 13 nations taking part and welcomed competitors to London for the inaugural Invictus Games.

Crockett delights home fans but Ukraine top country at IBSA Judo World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Inna Cherniak was one of three Ukrainian judoka to claim World Championship gold in Colorado ©AFP/Getty ImagesAmerican Dartanyon Crockett delighted fans in Colorado Springs when he claimed the gold medal at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Judo World Championships, where Ukrainian athletes secured three of the 13 titles on offer.

Great Britain secure Under-22 Wheelchair Basketball European Championship title

By Paul Osborne

Great Britain have secured the Under-22 Wheelchair Basketball European Championship title ©FacebookGreat Britain have been crowned champions of the Under-22 Wheelchair Basketball European Championship after a 51-40 victory over Germany in Zaragoza, Spain.

Romania and Russia crowned inaugural 3x3 basketball European champions

By Gary Anderson

Russia celebrate being crowned European 3x3 basketball champions ©FIBA Europe/Oleksiy NaumovRomania's men and Russia's women were crowned inaugural 3x3 basketball European champions as both sides recorded victories over Slovenia in the finals at University Square in Bucharest.

Two golds apiece for China and hosts Hungary at World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships

By Emily Goddard

China and Hungary topped the medals table at the World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Balaton Lake ©Hungarian Swimming AssociationChinese and Hungarian athletes proved their strength at the World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships to see the nations each securing two gold medals at the event in Balatonfüred.

Serena Williams claims sixth US Open title to join sport's greats

By Paul Osborne

Serena Williams has won the US Open with victory over Caroline Wozniacki ©Getty ImagesSerena Williams has won her sixth US Open title with a straight sets victory over Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.
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