There are no plans to disband the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) - despite it being declared non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code - Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has insisted today.
Indian boxer Sarita Devi has been named in a three-strong team to compete in a competition in China this week following the ending of her one-year ban from the sport for refusing to accept a bronze medal at the 2014 Asian Games.
The World Karate Federation’s (WKF) flagship annual competition series, the Karate1 Premier League, will undergo widespread changes effective from 2017 in order to enhance the visibility of the sport, according to President Antonio Espinós.
The citizens of Hamburg have killed the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, voting 51.6 per cent against the €11.2 billion (£8.2 billion/$12.5 billion) project in a referendum.
Former SportAccord vice-president Antonio Espinós believes the organisation should steer clear of trying to organise multi-sport events, criticising the World Combat Games as a “nightmare” which serves no real purpose for the International Federations (IFs).
Tokyo 2020 sports director "very much respects" IWF's decision to ban Bulgarian weightlifters from Rio 2016
Tokyo 2020 sports director Koji Murofushi says he "very much respects" the decision of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) to ban Bulgaria from competing at Rio 2016 following a string of doping offences.
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ruling Council member David Okeyo and Athletics Kenya (AK) chairman Isaiah Kiplagat could be sanctioned next week by the IAAF Ethics Commission after allegedly misusing funds from a sponsorship deal with Nike, the body's President Sebastian Coe has said.
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin has urged officials to boost their support for sport as it will help "engage and inspire" the next generation.
Campaign group #NewFIFANow has announced it has launched a survey for the five FIFA Presidential candidates which asks them to nominate their top three priorities should they be elected as Sepp Blatter’s replacement in February.
Bahamas is the only contender bidding to replace fellow Caribbean island St Lucia as host of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, it will be announced later today.
Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) President Alejandro Blanco has launched an “Athletes Employment Programme” which will aim to create a network of companies to find jobs for their elite athletes.
Britain’s double world champion David Florence did his Rio 2016 aspirations a power of good by taking gold in the C1 and then doubling with partner Richard Hounslow to take silver in the C2 at the Olympic canoe slalom test event.
An Andy Murray masterclass powered Britain to their first Davis Cup victory since 1936 and 10th overall title today after taking an unassailable 3-1 lead against Belgium in Ghent.
Hosts Japan ended the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League season in commanding fashion as they claimed six of the 10 kumite gold medals on offer as well as the team kata title to round off the campaign in style here today.
France's Jonathan Lobert and Vasilij Zbogar of Slovenia claimed silver and bronze respectively after the medal race at the Finn Gold Cup - with the gold already secured by Britain's Giles Scott.