The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have announced that an emergency fund of $2 million (£1.3 million/€1.8 million) will be made available to National Olympic Committees to fund programmes aimed at helping refugees.
Gunmen wearing military uniforms have kidnapped 18 Turkish citizens working on the construction of a football stadium in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
Teams are continuing to arrive here in the Samoan capital ahead of the 5th edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games, which begin with the Opening Ceremony tomorrow and run through to September 11.
European-only races at elite one-day meetings, to help the development of middle and long distance runners, are now being actively promoted internationally by the new European Athletics President, Svein Arne Hansen, who has used Mo Farah as an example of how to improve by racing at the right level.
The 11th edition of the All-Africa Games are due to open today in the Republic of Congo's capital Brazzaville.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has returned to the role of President of the Russian Football Union (RFU) after being unanimously elected by its members.
Pentathlon GB have announced the departure of their chief executive Nigel Laughton less than a year after he took the position.
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) has rejected reports that Billy Walsh, head coach of the IABA High Performance Unit, has tendered his resignation ahead of a potential move to take charge of the United States’ women’s team.
United World Wrestling (UWW) will deliver a high-definition live stream of every match from next week’s World Championships in Las Vegas, it has been announced.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) TOP sponsor Atos has announced the cloud IT infrastructure which will be used for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and at future Games has been delivered by Canopy in collaboration with Atos’ strategic partner EMC Corporation.
Sweden and Scotland are going head to head for the right to host the 2019 edition of the Solheim Cup, with the final stage of the bidding process set to get underway.
First gold for French hosts at World Rowing Championships as Grainger and Thornley book Rio 2016 slot
Lightweight finals day at the World Rowing Championships on Lake Aiguebelette in France saw the hosts earn a first gold following a dramatic finish to the lightweight men’s quadruple sculls.
Uzbekistan in seventh heaven after strong semi-finals showing at ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships
Uzbekistan were the dominant force in the semi-finals of the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships in Bangkok, ensuring they will be represented in seven of tomorrow’s 10 gold medal bouts.
Russia moved back to the top of the standings at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women’s World Cup in Japan thanks to an emphatic straight-sets victory against reigning world champions the United States.
Hosts Great Britain have booked their place in the men's final at the European Wheelchair Basketball Championships which are being held at the University of Worcester.