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Astana Arlans Kazakhstan earn ninth successive World Series of Boxing victory

By Michael Pavitt

Astana Arlans Kazakhstan are unbeaten in the WSB this season ©WSBAstana Arlans Kazakhstan continue to dominate Group B of the World Series of Boxing (WSB), recording their ninth consecutive victory of Season V by whitewashing Rafako Hussars Poland 5-0 in their home fixture in Shymkent.

New Zealand defeat hosts to secure third consecutive Women's Sevens Series win

By Michael Pavitt

New Zealand look on course for Rio 2016 after their third World Rugby Women's Sevens Series win in a row ©World RugbyDefending World Rugby Women's Sevens Series champions New Zealand won their third straight leg of the 2015 series, overcoming the hosts United States, in Atlanta.

Hosts India seal women's Hockey World League semi-final spot as France claim men's honours

By Liam Morgan

India claimed top spot in the women's tournament following a narrow 3-1 win over Poland ©Getty ImagesHost nation India booked their place in the (FIH) Hockey World League semi-finals as they earned a dramatic 3-1 win over Poland at the Round 2 event in New Delhi.

Maltais and Pullin secure Snowboard Cross World Cup wins in Veysonnaz

By Michael Pavitt

Canada's Dominique Maltais secured victory in the women's competition ©Getty ImagesCanada's Dominique Maltais and Australia's Alex Pullin were victorious in the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard Cross World Cup in Veysonnaz, Switzerland.

Exclusive: New IAAF President must think of Africa, warns CAA chief

By Liam Morgan at the Lemigo Hotel in Kigali

CAA President Hamad Kalkaba Malboum says the new IAAF President must think of Africa ©CISA/FacebookWhether Sebastian Coe or Sergey Bubka is elected the next President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), they must help develop the sport in Africa, they have been warned. 

Diack backs Paris bid for 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

By Liam Morgan at the Lemigo Hotel in Kigali

Outgoing IAAF President Lamine Diack has thrown his support behind a Paris bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games ©CISALamine Diack, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), has given his backing to Paris' increasingly-likely bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. 

Promise Sport for Tomorrow programme will reach 10 million people before Tokyo 2020

By Liam Morgan at the Lemigo Hotel in Kigali

The Japan Sports Council claim they are committed to the development of sport in less developed countries through their Sport For Tomorrow programme ©TwitterThe Japan Sport Council (JSC) have outlined their ambitions here to help aid the development of some of the world's poorest countries as part of their Sport For Tomorrow programme.

Africa sets goal for more success at Rio 2016 Paralympics

By Duncan Mackay

Abderrahim Zhiou won the T12 800 and T13 1500 metres at London 2012, claiming two of Tunisia's nine Paralympics gold medals ©Getty ImagesA big effort will be made to get more African athletes to next year's Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, it has been claimed.

Knegt breaks Dutch 27-year duck at World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Sjinkie Knegt won the men's 3,000m super final by the narrowest of margins ©Getty ImagesThe Netherlands' Sjinkie Knegt won the men's 3,000 metres super final at the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Moscow to seal his country's first individual overall classification title since 1988.
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