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Argentine Muratore elected FIBA President at World Congress in Seville

By Gary Anderson

Horacio Muratore is the new FIBA President after being elected at the World Congress in Seville today ©FIBAArgentina's Horacio Muratore has been elected President of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) after being the only candidate in the running at the organisation's World Congress in Seville.

Line-up for reining final at World Equestrian Games complete as six more qualify for decider

By Gary Anderson

American Troy Heikes led the standings in the second qualifier for the reining final at the World Equestrian Games ©FEI/Dirk CaremansThe 21 pairs set to compete in the final of the reining competition at the World Equestrian Games have been decided after the last six places were secured at the Parc des Expositions in Caen today, led by American Troy Heikes.

Two more world records for Hosszu on second day of Swimming World Cup in Doha

By Gary Anderson

Katinka Hosszu was in record breaking form in Doha setting three world best times ©FINA World CupKatinka Hosszu continued her explosive start to the International Swimming Federation short-course swimming World Cup season by claiming two more world records on her way to securing seven gold medals overall at the Hamad Aquatic Centre in Doha.

First three team places at Rio 2016 Paralympics secured during World Equestrian Games

By Gary Anderson

The British, Dutch and German riders celebrate securing their spots at the Rio 2016 Paralympics ©FEI/Jon StroudGreat Britain took team gold during today's action at the World Equestrian Games to secure a spot at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, where they will be joined by The Netherlands and Germany who finished second and third on the penultimate day of Para-dressage competition in Normandy.

LG Electronics named title sponsor of new baseball event aimed at attracting more women to game

By Zjan Shirinian

The first LG Cup was held last week ©Getty ImagesLG Electronics has been named as the official title sponsor of a new annual international baseball event dedicated to the promotion of women athletes.

Italy beat hosts US to relay gold on day one of Para-cycling Road World Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Paralympic champion Alex Zanardi was part of the trio that won handcycling relay gold in Greenville ©Getty ImagesItaly have won the first gold medal of the International Cycling Union Para-cycling Road World Championships, beating the hosts in the handcycling relay.

We will "do our best" to repeat innovation of Nanjing 2014 at future Olympics, says Bach

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Thomas Bach, speaking alongside Nanjing 2014 executive-president Yang Weize, was full of praise for these Youth Olympics ©ITGInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has vowed to "do his best" to allow exhibition events and initiation programmes to be showcased at future Olympic Games, although he admits this will require much "study and consultation".

Public support for Oslo 2022 bid continues to dwindle, reveal polls

By Emily Goddard

Public support for the Oslo 2022 Winter Games bid has slipped to a new low ©Oslo 2022Support for the Oslo 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid has hit an all time low, according to two new independent public opinion polls.

Rio 2016 opens application process for Games volunteers

By Zjan Shirinian

Applications to volunteer at Rio 2016 are now being invited ©Rio 2016The application process to find 70,000 volunteers for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games has opened.
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