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Degenkolb sprints to fourth stage win on Vuelta a España but Contador remains in control

By Gary Anderson

John Degenkolb celebrates winning stage 17 of the Vuelta a España ©AFP/Getty ImagesGermany's John Degenkolb powered to his fourth stage win on this year's Vuelta a España as he once again proved to be the sprint master in A Coruña but it is home favourite Alberto Contador who remains firmly on course for overall victory.

Olympic-standard equipment handed to Rwandan archers as Rio 2016 target takes shape

By Nick Butler

Archery is on target for growth in Rwanda after a distribution of Olympic standard equipment ©Getty ImagesArchery equipment worth $5,000 (£3,000/€4,000) is being distributed by the Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) throughout the African country in a major boost for the sport.

Japan's Women's Baseball World Cup victory adds to Tokyo 2020 momentum, claims WBSC

By Paul Osborne 

Public support for baseball and softball's inclusion at Tokyo 2020 is growing claims ©WBSCJapan's victory in the Women's Baseball World Cup has added to the growing public support for baseball and softball's inclusion at Tokyo 2020, it has been claimed by officials pushing for the sports to be reintroduced to the Olympic programme. 

Spanish Olympic Committee to launch series of lectures on regenerative therapies

By Gary Anderson

The Spanish Olympic Committee is set to hold a series of lectures on regenerative therapies in sport ©COEA series of lectures on the use of regenerative therapies in sport is being launched by the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) at the end of the month.

Obama wishes athletes good luck as Prince Harry hosts welcome party for Invictus Games

By Gary Anderson

Buckingham Palace was lit up to celebrate the start of the Invictus Games ©Invictus GamesUnited States President Barrack Obama has wished athletes competing at the Invictus Games good luck in a special video message played at a party hosted by Prince Harry in London on the eve of the Games.

Russia dominate day two of Wrestling World Championships with three freestyle gold medals

By Gary Anderson

Russia dominated the freestyle wrestling competiton in Tashkent winning five gold medals ©United World WrestlingRussia sealed the team title at the Wrestling World Championships in Tashkent after winning three more freestyle world titles on the second day of action in the Uzbekistan capital.

South Korean breaks 34-year-old world record to take gold at Shooting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Jin Jongoh of South Korea takes aim on his way to winning World Championship gold in Granada ©ISSFSouth Korea's three-time Olympic gold medallist Jin Jongoh broke the longest-standing world record in the sport to claim victory in the men's 50 metre pistol final at the Shooting World Championships in Granada.

FIG vice-president Léglise suspended in rhythmic gymnastics judges' course row

By Emily Goddard

Michel Léglise has been suspended as FIG vice-president until August 31, 2016 ©International Gymnastics FederationThe International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has suspended vice-president Michel Léglise in the latest development in the ongoing rhythmic gymnastics judges' course row.

FINA extends partnership with Omega

By Gary Anderson

Omega has extended its longstanding partnership with FINA ©OmegaThe International Swimming Federation (FINA) has announced the extension of its long-standing partnership with Swiss watch makers and timekeepers Omega.
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