World Sailing’s Rob Holden has praised the quality of coaching in Tanzania but believes the country need to establish allocated areas to help grow the sport and hone the talents of promising sailors.
Exclusive: Azerbaijan blames European Games spending for lack of drug tests as WADA raise "significant concerns"
Azerbaijan has become the latest country criticised by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for its lack of effective domestic drugs testing programmes.
Former Boston 2024 bid leader Steve Pagliuca has been appointed to the Board of Los Angeles 2024 to advise on "strategic planning and financing".
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has claimed that he will resign if a ban on the country's athletes competing at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is extended to include the whole team.
Golf should lose its place on the Olympic programme unless it can guarantee the participation of its top players, International Olympic Committee member Barry Maister has claimed.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly has cancelled scheduled trips to Rio de Janeiro to observe the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer in the wake of the scandal which forced the resignation of the city's Governor Yoichi Masuzoe.
Ninety per cent of venues for the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games have already been completed, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) have announced and predicted an "excellent" event in six years time.
Mexico have been removed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from the list of countries whose drug testing procedures are non-compliant.
FIFA has appointed a Normalisation Committee to run the scandal-hit Argentine Football Association (AFA) on a day-to-day basis and prepare the organisation for essential Presidential elections, it has been announced.
Italian Olympic Committee President (CONI) Giovanni Malagò has urged the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to speed up its procedures for the testing of Alex Schwazer's B-sample.
Italy's Guido Vianello secured his place at Rio 2016 after beating Ireland’s Dean Gardiner in the super heavyweight final at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Open Boxing World Olympic Qualification tournament at Sarhadchi in Baku today.
Poland booked their place in the quarter-finals of the UEFA European Championships for the first time as they overcame Switzerland on penalties, despite Xherdan Shaqiri scoring the goal of the tournament so far at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Saint-Étienne.
Two-time world champion Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo reasserted her status as favourite for gold at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Jameiro with victory in the women's under 52 kilograms event on the opening day of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Budapest Grand Prix at the Papp László Sportaréna.
Alice Aprot lived up to her position as favourite for the 10,000 metres title on the fourth day of the African Athletics Championships in Durban, leading home a Kenyan clean sweep in 30min 26.94sec, the fastest time so far this season.