Kazakhstan’s Zulfiya Gabidullina sliced nearly a second off the women’s 50 metres freestyle S3 world record to take Open gold at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) European Open Championships at the Complexo Olimpico de Piscinas da Penteada in Madeira’s capital Funchal.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Europe has asked countries under threat of being banned for more assurances as the rift in the sport on the continent rumbles on.
Scientists in Brazil have warned that Zika could be even more dangerous than first thought, heightening concerns about the mosquito-borne virus ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Organisers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar have launched an investigation into the death of an Indian expat who was working on the construction of Al Bayt stadium in Al Khor.
FIFA has been ordered to take "all necessary measures" to accept Gibraltar as a member "without delay" by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
A decision on whether to admit Kosovo as the 55th member of UEFA is the main agenda item for the European football governing body’s 2016 Congress, due to take place in Hungary’s capital Budapest tomorrow.
Paris 2024 Bid Committee members will today meet officials from World Sailing at the picturesque Marina Marseille, the proposed venue for Olympic sailing in eight years’ time.
South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan has pleaded for a chance to appear at Rio 2016 after his failed drugs test.
The referees who took charge of the UEFA Champions League and FIFA Women's World Cup finals last year have been named among 88 officials appointed for the Rio 2016 football tournament.
American First Lady Michelle Obama has announced that the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has pledged to help get two million children in the United States active as part of her Let’s Move! initiative.
Saif Abouedel, a member of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Executive Committee, has passed away.
British Judo has announced Japanese car manufacturer Nissan as its chosen automotive partner.
Fans attending this month's men's International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship in Russia are being invited to use an online guide designed to make their experience as hassle-free as possible.
Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini has moved to the top of the women’s world rankings after clinching victory at the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Women's World Championship.
A collaborative agreement between the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) and the Iran Baseball and Softball Association has been announced in an effort to expand and develop the sports in the country.