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All three medallists disqualified in men's 800m on day of controversy at Asian Games

By Paul Osborne at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium

The three medallists in the men's 800m were controversially disqualified this evening for obstruction and lane violations ©AFP/Getty ImagesA controversial men's 800 metres final saw all three medallists disqualified in the Asian Games here. 

Top athletes prepare for record-breaking Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

By Emily Goddard

The Artistic Gymnastics World Championships will take place from October 3 to 12 in China ©FIGThe world's biggest stars in artistic gymnastics are preparing to take part at this year's World Championships in the Chinese city of Nanning as they begin their journey on the road to Rio 2016. 

British basketball given hope of funding reprieve

By Gary Anderson

British elite basketball could be set for a funding reprieve ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesBritain's basketball teams could be set for a dramatic funding reprieve after Sports Minister Helen Grant called on the two main funding agencies to work together to secure the future of the men's and women's national sides.

Confusion over Namibian participation in CAF Under-23 qualifiers after "administrative error"

By Gary Anderson

Namibian footballers are set to miss out on a possible appearance at Rio 2016 after an administrative mix-up ©AFP/Getty ImagesAn apparent administrative error has led to confusion over Namibia's participation in the qualification rounds for the 2015 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Under-23 Championship, the qualifying competition for the Rio 2016 Olympics. 

Award winning British journalist Smith joins Smart Cities & Sport Summit speakers line up

By Emily Goddard

David Smith has been added to the list of speakers at the upcoming Smart Cities & Sport Summit ©David Smith/TwitterDavid Smith, the award winning economics editor of The Sunday Times, has been announced as a new addition to the line up of speakers for this year's Smart Cities & Sport Summit.

ISAF reveal record broadcast figures for Sailing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The ISAF has announced record broadcast figures for the 2014 Sailing World Championships ©Getty ImagesBroadcast figures for this year's Sailing World Championships in Santander broke all previous records, with an all-time high of 24 networks providing coverage of the event form the Spanish coast, it has been announced. 

Spain and Australia secure quarter-final berths at Basketball World Championship for Women

By Gary Anderson

Sancho Lyttle starred for Spain as they secured a quarter-final spot at the Basketball World Championship for Women ©AFP/Getty ImagesSpain and Australia claimed impressive victories at the Basketball World Championship for Women to top their respective groups and secure automatic qualification for the quarter-finals in Turkey.

Tickets for every match at Rugby World Cup 2015 to go to ballot after high demand

By Zjan Shirinian

A total of 1008 people took part int he worlds biggest scrum to signal the opening of the general ticket sale window earlier this monthTickets for each of the 48 matches at Rugby World Cup 2015 will go to a ballot after high demand during the 18-day general sale window.

Para-taekwondo to "improve and refine" classification rules as it eyes Tokyo 2020 berth

By Zjan Shirinian

The classification rules for Para-taekwondo have been under discussion in Vancouver ©WTFThe classification rules for taekwondo will be "improved and refined" after a three-day meeting in Vancouver, as the sport waits to hear if it will be part of the programme for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
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