Olivier Niggli has officially taken over as director general at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), succeeding David Howman, who had held the position since 2003.
Ice Hockey UK (IHUK) has announced plans to launch under-12 and under-14 elite development squads to help develop the sport in Britain.
IAAF name Stepanova as first Russian granted permission to compete internationally under neutral flag
Doping cheat turned whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova has become the first Russian athlete to be granted permission to compete internationally under a neutral flag by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has praised the “unity” of the Paris 2024 bid, and its state of readiness in terms of potential Olympic venues and sites.
International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World League action has resumed today in Tehran with a thrilling Iranian comeback amid more controversy surrounding the ban on women attending matches.
Bill Beaumont has called for World Rugby to guard against complacency having officially begun his mandate as the international governing body's chairman today.
Olympic judo champion appointed new head of Brazilian Agency for Doping Control as process continues to lift suspension of Rio Laboratory
Former Olympic judo champion Rogério Sampaio has replaced Marco Aurelio Klein as head of the Brazilian Agency for Doping Control (ABCD) less than a week after the accreditation of the Rio de Janeiro Laboratory was suspended.
Audited financial reports are going to be published by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) for the first time, the world governing body has claimed during today's General Assembly in Moscow in a bid to show increased transparency.
Russia’s men’s quadruple sculls crew have been banned from competing at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after Athens 2004 gold medallist Sergei Fedorovtsev failed a drugs test, the International Rowing Federation (FISA) has announced.
IAAF and Rehm to work on rule change to allow athletes with prostheses to compete in World Championships as German abandons Olympic hopes
Paralympic and world champion Markus Rehm has officially abandoned his attempt at competing at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro alongside able-bodied athletes following a meeting with International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) secretary general Jean Gracia today.
Budapest 2024 chairman Balázs Fürjes has hailed a planned expansion of the Hungarian capital’s airport as a “leap forward” for their bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games after the scheme was approved this week.
Cricket will be one of the additional sports proposed for inclusion on the Olympic programme if Rome wins its bid for the 2024 Games, the President of the Italian Cricket Federation (FCI) has claimed.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has still yet to announce the list of professional boxers that will compete at the World Series of Boxing (WSB)/AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) Olympic Qualification Tournament in Vargas, despite the event being due to start in just two days' time.
Two-time Olympic champion Michael Diamond has been ruled out of competing at Rio 2016 and looks set to be replaced by Mitch Iles after the 17-year-old won his Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) appeal.
Reigning OIympic champions Laura Asadauskaite and David Svoboda head the final list of 72 modern pentathletes who will compete at Rio 2016, announced today with 50 days to go until the finals.