By Liam Morgan at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London, Nick Butler and Dan Palmer
More than 1,000 Russian athletes involved in state-sponsored doping scheme, second part of McLaren Report claims
More than 1,000 athletes across summer, winter and Paralympic sports were involved in a widespread state-sponsored doping system in Russia akin to an "institutional conspiracy", Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren has claimed when delivering the second part of his report here today.
Isinbayeva vows to restore trust in Russian sport as others slam McLaren Report as "nothing but rubbish"
Evidence found within part two of the McLaren Report will be discussed at a meeting of the new Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Board on December 15, insidethegames has been told.
Dmitry Shlyakhtin has been elected President of the Russian Athletic Federation (RusAF) for four years after beating Olympic high jump gold medallist Andrei Silnov here today.
CGF President calls for united political support as Gold Coast 2018 deemed on track for "great Commonwealth Games"
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin urged politicians not to exploit Gold Coast 2018 for their own gains, as preparations for the multi-sport event were declared to be in “great shape” at the close of the Coordination Commission visit.
Papua New Guinea eye future Commonwealth Games bid but Sports Minister admits prospect not currently viable
Papua New Guinea Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko has again suggested the country could launch a future bid the Commonwealth Games, but acknowledged the prospect remains some way off.
Re-vamped IAAF Diamond League ups prize total at Zurich and Brussels to $3.2m – but you have to win on the night
The International Association of Athletics Federatopm (IAAF) Diamond League will adopt a championship-style format next season with athletes having to take first place at one of the two seasonal finals in Zurich or Brussels – carrying increased total prize money of $3.2million (£2.5million/€3miilion) – to become overall winner in their event.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) hosted an Athletes’ Committee meeting in Azerbaijan's capital Baku, marking the relaunch of a body that has been inactive in recent years.
South Africa’s Danelle Wentzel will be aiming to increase her lead in the women’s compound rankings this weekend as the second stage of the Indoor Archery World Cup takes place in Bangkok.
South Africa will be out to continue their winning start to the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series season this weekend as the country hosts the second round in Cape Town.
China’s Chen Long has declined his wildcard entry into the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Dubai World Superseries Finals.
Shamim Hashmi and Andleeb Sandhu have been elected as the President and Secretary General, respectively, of the Pakistan Karate Federation (PKF) in Lahore this week.
Tennis Australia have announced an extension to their partnership with sports equipment manufacturer Wilson - which will take their existing relationship up to 2018.
Home favourite Son Wan Ho reached the men’s singles semi-finals at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Korea Masters today as the top seeds in each of the five competitions remained on course for success at the Seogwipo Olympic Stadium.
Matt Wearn of Australia claimed the lead in the laser division on home water as action resumed at the Sailing World Cup Final at Melbourne's St Kilda foreshore today.