By Duncan Mackay, Nick Butler and David Owen in Kuala Lumpur
All remaining votes in the 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Kuala Lumpur are to be conducted the old-fashioned way, via paper ballot, after yesterday's fiasco which forced a re-vote in the battle between victors Beijing and Almaty for the right to stage the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
ISAF vow to go further than Brazilian "talk" and ensure "something actually happens" in reducing Guanabara Bay pollution
Independent testing for viruses in the waters of Guanabara Bay is to be undertaken by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) as part of a pledge to "make sure something actually happens" rather than just empty talk.
Pyeongchang 2018 confident high-speed railway link will be ready and properly tested before Winter Olympics open
Pyeongchang 2018 organisers have claimed there will be sufficient time to fully test the high-speed railway linking Olympic and Paralympic venues with Seoul before the Games begin, despite the project only being due to open in July 2017.
The race against time that Tokyo 2020 now faces to have its new National Stadium ready for the Olympic Games five years hence was underlined here today, when it was emphasised that certain groups would require access before the building was completed.
Matteo Renzi, Italian Prime Minister, is soon to appoint an Undersecretary for Sport.
Home favourite Stephan Hansen was crowned as the men’s compound archery world champion after defeating India’s Rajat Chauhan in a thrilling final at the 2015 World Archery Championships in Copenhagen.
Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha successfully defended her women’s 25 kilometres open water swimming title after prevailing in a sprint finish at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Aquatics Championships in Kazan.
South Korea’s Jin Young Ko and Chinese Taipei’s Teresa Lu share the lead of the Women’s British Open ahead of the final day’s play at Turnberry in Scotland.
Canadian Paralympic Committee announce their largest ever Parapan American Games team with 216 athletes set to compete in Toronto
The Canadian Paralympic Committee have announced their largest ever team for a Parapan American Games with 216 athletes set to compete in front of a home crowd in Toronto from August 7 to 15.
International Surfing Association praise launch of "game changing" inland surfing lagoon Surf Snowdonia
The International Surfing Association (ISA) have hailed the launch of Surf Snowdonia, an inland surf lagoon located in Wales, claiming it will help revolutionise how the sport is delivered, presented and watched.
Health and life insurance company Vitality have been announced as the principal sponsor of the England netball team after agreeing a long term deal, the biggest in the sport's history.
Law firm Irwin Mitchell are set to sponsor Britain’s double Paralympic gold medallist Hannah Cockroft as she aims to repeat her success at London 2012 at next year’s Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, today wasted no time in signalling that a significant revamp of the winning Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic project is probably in the offing.
Beijing has been awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics after beating Kazakhstan rival Almaty, albeit by a much narrower margin than many expected, it has been announced here today.