Bernard Lapasset has yet to decide whether to seek a third term next May as World Rugby President.
The Itaquera Arena in São Paulo, which hosted the 2014 World Cup opener, has been confirmed as the seventh and final venue for the football tournament at next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The Baku 2015 European Games flame is continuing its journey across Azerbaijan and has now reached Jalilabad one week after it was captured in Ateshgah.
The Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) has signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) as it aims to increase sports coverage in the region.
China’s Ma Long has secured his first men’s singles title at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Championships after beating compatriot Fang Bo in the final.
Daniel Andrews, the Premier of Victoria, has announced the Rod Laver Arena will host the opening matches of the biennial International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Oceania Championships.
Ottobock UK has signed up to become the first official sponsor of the United Kingdom’s first ever stand-alone mass-participation disability sports event, Para Tri.
The Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) has announced a new “Active Kids” project aimed at addressing concerns over the lack of physical activity among young people.
Usain Bolt suffered the unfamiliar feeling of defeat at the International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) World Relays in Nassau as a United States 4x100 metres team boosted by an inspired second leg from the controversial figure of Justin Gatlin won the event in 37.38 seconds, beating the Championship record set by Jamaica in last year’s inaugural running.
Russia’s Evgeny Kuznetsov has claimed gold in the men’s three metre springboard final, while China continued their dominance with a further two gold medals at the International Aquatics Federation (FINA) World Diving Series in London.
Italy have secured their best ever finish at an International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships after winning the A-Pool fifth-place game against Germany at the HarborCentre in Buffalo, New York.
Great Britain’s Jack Burnell has claimed victory in the fourth leg of the International Aquatics Federation 10 kilometres Marathon World Cup season in Cozumel, Mexico.
The second instalment of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Proud Paralympian programme has been staged in Mexico City during the 2015 IPC Powerlifting Open Americas Championships.
International Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson believes criminalising doping is a "good idea" and something that should be seriously considered, while he has also warned how some sports remain "in denial" about illegal drug use.
International Tennis Federation Presidential contender seeks "reform" over "revolution" as four-horse race emerges
International Tennis Federation (ITF) Board members Juan Margets, Anil Khanna, David Haggerty and Rene Stammbach are leading contenders to be elected the body's President to replace Italy's Francesco Ricci Bitti.