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Peruvian capital Lima bidding to host 2017 IOC Session

By Zjan Shirinian

Lima is hoping its second consecutive bid to host an IOC Session is successful ©AFP/Getty ImagesPeru has launched a bid to host the 130th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in 2017, in what it is hoped can act as a "symbol" for the future.

FIFA warns Ghanaian Football Association over Government interference

By Gary Anderson

The football authorities in Ghana have been warned by FIFA over Government interference ©Getty Images World football governing body FIFA has written to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) expressing concerns over a Government investigation into the team's performance at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

First Grand Prix in Baku set to mark "new frontier" for Formula One

By Nick Butler

A Formula One race in Baku has now been officially confirmed ©AFP/Getty ImagesA Formula One Grand Prix in Baku in 2016 will herald a "new frontier" for the sport, Azerbaijan's Youth and Sports Minister, Azad Rahimov, has insisted today following official confirmation of the inaugural event.

Navardauskas takes stage 19 to become first Lithuanian to win in Tour de France

By Gary Anderson

Ramunas Navardauskas raises his hands in celebration as he becomes the first Lithuanian to win a stage on the Tour de France ©Getty Images Ramunas Navardauskas rode his way into the history books today by winning a rainy stage 19 to become the first man from Lithuania to claim a victory in the Tour de France.

WTF submits final application for Para-taekwondo Tokyo 2020 bid

By Paul Osborne

The World Taekwondo Federation has submitted its final application for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games ©WTFThe World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) today submitted its final application for inclusion on the programme at Tokyo 2020 to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Elliott sets world record as Australia continue gold medal charge at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

Maddison Elliott became a Commonwealth Games champion and world record holder in Glasgow tonight ©Getty Images Para-swimmer Maddison Elliott was the star on another successful night for the Australian swimming team here as she was crowned Commonwealth Games champion in the 100 metre freestyle S9 event, setting a world record.

Clark wins third Scottish judo gold on night of English domination

By Nick Butler at the SECC Precinct in Glasgow

Sarah Clark won gold for Scotland in the under 63kg category ©Getty ImagesSarah Clark of Scotland provided the only respite from English dominance on the mat here today as Danny Williams, Megan Fletcher and Owen Livesey all won Commonwealth Games judo gold medals.

Britain's water polo team reflect on end of the road after funding axe

By David Owen

Great Britain's women's water polo team are facing the end of the road ©Getty ImagesAs 4,500 competitors vie for Commonwealth Games medals in Glasgow over the coming days, a group of athletes who won gold in their sport's Commonwealth Championships in April are facing the break-up of their team.

Meares leads Aussie domination inside the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

By Paul Osborne at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow

Anna Meares helped Australia to a great opening day in the track cyclign with gold in the womens 500m time trial ©Getty ImagesAustralia were the dominant force on the track on day one of the cycling here in Glasgow, securing two of the four gold medals on offer inside the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.
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