Parts of a mutilated body have been discovered on Copacabana beach, just yards away from the site of the beach volleyball venue for this year's Olympic Games, according to police.
Yelena Isinbayeva appeals to IAAF to take part in Rio 2016 as neutral athlete as Russia take their case to CAS
Yelena Isinbayeva is among Russians to have applied to be allowed to compete as a neutral athlete at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as the country officially filed an appealed to the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) to have its ban lifted.
Bill Beaumont will officially take up his post as chairman of World Rugby tomorrow having been unanimously elected to the position last month.
A programme to recruit more than 22,000 volunteers for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang will open tomorrow, it was announced today.
There are now just 12 countries in the world still to ratify the UNESCO International Convention against Doping in Sport after the Central African Republic signed it today.
Five new rules are due to come into force tomorrow in time for this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro with an alteration to the use of a goalkeeper as an outfield player among the key changes made by the International Handball Federation (IHF).
South Africa's Lee-Anne Pace has become the first female golfer to withdraw from the Olympic Games tournament at Rio 2016 due to concerns over the Zika virus.
India’s capital New Delhi has been awarded the 2017 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun World Cup Finals.
England has launched a bid to host the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, it was announced today.
Olympic Tripartite Commission designates women's boxing Rio 2016 quota places to Central African Republic, Micronesia and Panama
The Olympic Tripartite Commission has awarded quota places for the Rio 2016 women’s boxing competition to Central African Republic, Federated States of Micronesia and Panama in the 51 kilograms, 60kg and 75kg categories respectively, it has been announced.
French Anti-Doping Agency renew partnership with Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation ahead of Tour de France
The French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) and the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF) have renewed their collaboration ahead this year’s Tour de France, due to begin on Saturday (July 2).
Portugal reached the semi-finals of the UEFA European Championships for the fourth time in five tournaments after beating Poland 5-3 on penalties at the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille.
French Open champion Garbine Muguruza fell to a shock second round defeat at Wimbledon after being comfortably beaten by Slovakia’s Jana Cepelova in the women’s second round at the All-England Club today.
France continued their domination of the team relay event at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Mountain Bike World Championships after securing the title for a third consecutive year at Nove Mesto na Morave in the Czech Republic.
Hong Kong’s Vincent Wong Wing Ki stunned men’s singles favourite Tian Houwei of China to reach the quarter-finals of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold.