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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
The final International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix before Rio 2016 is set to begin tomorrow in Mongolia’s capital Ulaanbaatar, where 126 judoka from 13 nations are set to compete across three days of action.
Hayward Field in Eugene in Oregon is an arena awaiting drama right now as the best of United States’ athletes prepare for the sudden-death phenomenon of the Olympic Track and Field Trials, which are due to start tomorrow.
Anna van der Breggen will begin the defence of her Giro d'Italia Internazionale Femminile title by tackling a two kilometre prologue in Gaiarine as the stage race 10-day stage race gets underway tomorrow.
Germany’s rhythmic gymnastics team are hoping to hone their preparations for this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in front of their home crowd at the Berlin Masters, which is due to begin tomorrow.
Former South African cyclist Jan Hettema has been killed in a shooting at a farm in Pretoria, police have confirmed.
Lewis leads FIS delegation to inspect facilities for 2021 Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships
International Ski Federation (FIS) secretary general Sarah Lewis is currently leading a delegation inspecting the facilities at the Zhangjiakou/Genting Resort after the Chinese city was awarded the 2021 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships.