Bulgarian volleyball player Spas Bayrev is serving a reduced one-year doping ban after admitting to have smoked marijuana.
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Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst lived up to their favourites tag with a strong opening victory at the Beach Volleyball European Championships Final on a day of German success in Jurmala.
Australia's Robyn Smith has pledged to be a "good listener" and ensure there is "no-one left behind" if elected to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board.
Former European steeplechase medallist Lyubov Kharlamova is among five athletes and one weightlifter to have been handed drugs bans by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), it has been announced.
The National Lottery has apologised after an online attempt to thank the British public for their support for home athletes at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships backfired after being abused by online trolls.
American football player Marquise Goodwin has vowed to continue competing in the National Football League (NFL) after being handed a one-year suspension by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for not updating his whereabouts information.
Steve Bate, a two-time gold medal winning cyclist at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, has announced that he will participate in next month's Deloitte Ride Across Britain in support of national disability charity, Sense.
Olympic bronze medallist Joannie Rochette is among six new entries into the Skate Canada Hall of Fame.
Lifestyle brand Stance will continue as lead sponsor of adaptive surfing following the disciplines recognition by the International Paralympic Committee.
Maria Sharapova is expected to make her first Grand Slam appearance in over 18 months after being handed a a wildcard invitation for the US Open today.
China produced an epic fightback to beat Syria and reach the quarter-finals of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Cup in Beirut today.
Actor Simon Baker is among those expected to welcome the Queen's Baton Relay to London tomorrow, to set into motion a five-day tour of England before next year's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Presidential candidate John Petersson has vowed to increase the body's income streams in order to maximise funds and improve benefits for athletes and nations.
International Boxing Association (AIBA) President C K Wu has insisted they will repay a $10 million (£8 million/€8.5 million) loan owed to Azerbaijani company Benkons MMC via a eight-year settlement, despite a warning that they must reimburse the amount in full by Monday (August 21).