Russian doping tests at Sochi 2014 Paralympics "suspicious" compared with those from other countries, claims Norwegian skier
Russians at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics undertook doping tests in different rooms to athletes from other countries, and were only held for three-to four minute intervals, a top Norwegian skier has claimed as suspicion grows over illegal drug-use during the Games.
Chancellor George Osborne has defied expectations by announcing a 29 per cent increase in Exchequer funding to UK Sport, Britain’s elite sports agency, as part of the Government’s comprehensive spending review.
Tetyana Shmyrko, a three-time winner of the Osaka International Ladies Marathon, has been suspended for four years by the Ukrainian Athletics Federation (UAF), it has been announced.
Kenyan athletes have been urged to respect the "rule of law rather than the jungle" by the country's Sports Commissioner as their two-day occupation of the Athletics Kenya headquarters in Nairobi came to an end.
The Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) has claimed it has not agreed to support Budapest's bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics after it was named among a string of countries which pledged backing to the Hungarian capital.
UK Sport, Britain’s elite sports agency, has agreed to provide up to £849,000 ($1.3 million/€1.2 million) to help fund a British bid for the 2019 European Showjumping, Dressage and Para-Dressage Championships.
New Delhi has been confirmed as the location for the replacement Rio 2016 Olympic qualifier for Asian shooters, following the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to withdraw their recognition of this month's continental championships in Kuwait City, as first reported on insidethegames earlier this week.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has declared itself "satisfied" after Spanish athlete Marta Domínguez was banned for three years and stripped of the steeplechase gold medal she won at the Berlin World Championships in 2009.
Olympic Committee of Israel (OCI) chief executive Gili Lustig has met with Wilfried Lemke, the United Nations secretary general’s special adviser on sport for development and peace (UNOSPDP), to promote sport as a catalyst for peace-building and reconciliation.
France’s Teddy Riner will hope to claim his second International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix title in a week as the eight-time world champion headlines the men’s over 100 kilogram division in Jeju, South Korea.
Britain’s Giles Scott claimed the outright lead after the defending champion won the only race on a disrupted second day of the Finn Gold Cup in Takapuna, New Zealand.
USA Boxing has announced the 69-strong line-up for the United States men’s boxing Rio 2016 Olympic Trials, due to take place in Reno from December 7 to 12.
Michel Platini is facing a lifetime ban from football due to the probe into a payment made to him by departing FIFA President Sepp Blatter, according to his lawyer.
The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has distanced itself from a public pledge of support for Budapest's 2024 Olympic bid by a host of countries - and has said the backing won't influence voting IOC members.