Top Story

Action needed to increase depth of international rugby, claims All Black legend

By Daniel Etchells at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel

Sean Fitzpatrick was speaking at the 2014 IRB World Rugby ConfEx ©Getty ImagesNew Zealand's former World Cup winner Sean Fitzpatrick believes more needs to be done to improve the standard of the lower-ranked rugby nations. 

Golden double double for Asian triathlon superstar at Phuket 2014

By Nick Butler on Naiyang Beach in Phuket

Ai Ueda swept to two titles today in triathlon to cement her Asian dominance ©Getty ImagesJapanese triathlon superstar Ai Ueda added the individual and mixed team titles at the Asian Beach Games here today to the two titles she won in the same events at the Asian Games in Incheon earlier this year.

Russia dominate on day two of Women's World Boxing Championships

By Emily Goddard

Sofya Ochigava was one of three Russians to secure victory at the Women's World Boxing Championships today ©Getty ImagesRussia sent out a strong message to their challengers at the Women's World Boxing Championships as each of the nation's athletes defeated their rivals on day two in Jeju City.

Double Paralympic champion Azerbaijani among 16 visually impaired judoka selected for Baku 2015

By Nick Butler

Ilham Zakiyev, Azerbaijan's Flagbearer at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, should be among the visually impaired judoka competing at Baku 2015 ©Getty ImagesAzerbaijan's two time Paralympic champion Ilham Zakiyev will be among 16 athletes spanning 10 nations competing in the visually impaired judo competition at the Baku 2015 European Games, it was announced today.

Paralympic sport is extremely effective vehicle for changing society, says IPC President

By Emily Goddard

Sir Philip Craven has spoken of the benefits of participation in Parasport at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly ©Getty ImagesSir Philip Craven, the President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), has spoken of the benefits of participation in Parasport and the vital need for sport in recovery from serious illness or injury at a sports medicine symposium in the United States.

South American favourites register opening game victories at IBSA Blind Football World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Brazil opened their world title defence with a 1-0 win against Turkey ©IBSATournament favourites Brazil and Argentina got their campaigns off to a winning start at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Championship in Tokyo.

Male, female and sevens stars make-up first Rugby Athletes' Commission

By Daniel Etchells at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel

New Zealand's Victor Vito participated in the Rugby Athletes' Commission ©Getty ImagesAn inaugural Rugby Athletes' Commission (RAC) meeting has been held to start a busy programme at the 2014 International Rugby Board (IRB) World Rugby Conference and Exhibition (ConfEx).

Australian fans urged to adopt a second team ahead of 2015 AFC Asian Cup

By Paul Osborne

Australians have been urged to adopt a second team ofr the 2015 AFC Asian Cup ©Getty ImagesOrganisers of next year's Asian Cup in Australia have launched a new website encouraging home fans to support a second team during Asia's biggest football tournament.

Zambian Government steps in to support aspiring Para-athletes

By Nick Butler

The National Paralympic Committee of Zambia has benefited from Government support to finance a pre-competition training camp ©NPC ZambiaZambia's Government has been praised for providing financial support for five young Para-athletes to attend an international competition.
Page 60 of 1243