The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have announced that an emergency fund of $2 million (£1.3 million/€1.8 million) will be made available to National Olympic Committees to fund programmes aimed at helping refugees.
Gunmen wearing military uniforms have kidnapped 18 Turkish citizens working on the construction of a football stadium in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
Teams are continuing to arrive here in the Samoan capital ahead of the 5th edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games, which begin with the Opening Ceremony tomorrow and run through to September 11.
The 11th edition of the All-Africa Games are due to open today in the Republic of Congo's capital Brazzaville.
Pentathlon GB have announced the departure of their chief executive Nigel Laughton less than a year after he took the position.
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) has rejected reports that Billy Walsh, head coach of the IABA High Performance Unit, has tendered his resignation ahead of a potential move to take charge of the United States’ women’s team.
United World Wrestling (UWW) will deliver a high-definition live stream of every match from next week’s World Championships in Las Vegas, it has been announced.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) TOP sponsor Atos has announced the cloud IT infrastructure which will be used for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and at future Games has been delivered by Canopy in collaboration with Atos’ strategic partner EMC Corporation.
Sweden and Scotland are going head to head for the right to host the 2019 edition of the Solheim Cup, with the final stage of the bidding process set to get underway.
First gold for French hosts at World Rowing Championships as Grainger and Thornley book Rio 2016 slot
Lightweight finals day at the World Rowing Championships on Lake Aiguebelette in France saw the hosts earn a first gold following a dramatic finish to the lightweight men’s quadruple sculls.
Hosts China will face defending champions Japan in the final of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Women's Championship.
Former champion Andy Murray had to battle back from two sets down to avoid a second round upset against Adrian Mannarino in the US Open at Flushing Meadows.
Team kit choices and changing room allocation for the 40 matches that comprise the pool phase of the 2015 Rugby World Cup have been announced by World Rugby.
U.S Olympic Ski & Snowboard Association partner with Adore Creative Agency for national television campaign
The U.S Olympic Ski & Snowboard Association have partnered with the Adore Creative Agency to develop a national television campaign titled “Best in the World”.
The 2016 US Paralympic Team Trials marathon will take place on the streets of Chicago on October 11, it has been announced, as the United States’ top athletes vie for Rio 2016 selection.