Scotland's Louise Martin has been elected President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), defeating incumbent Prince Imran here today on her 69th birthday.
Durban was today officially confirmed as hosts of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the first time the event will have been staged in Africa.
The Olympic flame will briefly visit the Olympic Capital of Lausanne in Switzerland before heading to Brazilian soil next summer.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has unveiled a list of 39 people who will serve as young ambassadors at next year's Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer.
St Lucia has withdrawn as host of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, it was announced here today.
Edmonton was today selected to host next year's Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) General Assembly, which could act as a platform for a renewed bid to host the Games themselves in 2026 following its withdrawal from the contest for 2022.
Hamish Bond and Eric Murray maintained their remarkable seven year undefeated streak in the men's pair as the quarter finals got underway today at the World Rowing Championships in France.
Australian cyclist Michael Rogers has been presented with a bronze medal from the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens at a ceremony at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne.
Two-time Olympic gold medal winning cyclist Victoria Pendleton will co-host the British Olympic Association’s (BOA) Team GB Ball next Wednesday (September 9).
The Pan American Taekwondo Union (PATU) and the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) have signed a memorandum of understanding committing the two organisations to work together for the development of para-taekwondo across the Pan American region with the aim of the sport one day being included in the Parapan American Games.
Los Angeles has officially launched its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games today following a unanimous vote by the City Council in support of the city’s attempt to bring the Summer Games back to the United States for the first time in 28 years.
Five-times champion and second seed Roger Federer of Switzerland breezed into the second round of the US Open with a comfortable victory over Argentina’s Leandro Mayer on day two at Flushing Meadows.
Argentina made it two victories from two on the second day of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Americas Championship in Mexico City.
Tokyo 2020's Executive Committee has taken the decision to scrap the Olympic and Paralympic emblem designed by Kenjiro Sano and conduct a Japan-wide competition for a new design in the wake of plagiarism allegations.
Rio 2016 President claims health of athletes "number one priority" amid fears of water quality at sailing venue
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman claims water in the Guanabara Bay sailing venue will be "totally clean" by the end of this year, although he stopped short of fully guaranteeing that not a single athlete will become ill during next year's Olympics and Paralympics.