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Rousseff congratulated on re-election as Brazilian President by Bach

By Duncan Mackay

Dilma Rousseff has been congratulated on her re-election as Brazilian President by Thomas Bach ©Getty ImagesDilma Rousseff has been congratulated on her re-election as President of Brazil by Thomas Bach, head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which means she will remain in charge for Rio 2016.

ISAF chief executive resigns after 17 years with sailing's world governing body

By Daniel Etchells

The ISAF will have to find a replacement for the outgoing chief executive Jerome Pels ©ISAFJerome Pels, chief executive of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), has resigned after spending more than 17 years with the organisation.

Official emblem for 2018 FIFA World Cup to be unveiled on Bolshoi Theatre

By Paul Osborne

Russia is set to unveil the emblem for the 2018 FIFA World Cup tomorrow ©Russia 2018The official emblem of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is set to be revealed on the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow tomorrow.

South Africa's football team captain shot dead

By Daniel Etchells

Senzo Meyiwa has been shot dead in Vosloorus, south of Johannesburg ©Getty ImagesThe captain of South Africa's national football team Senzo Meyiwa has been shot dead after two armed men entered his girlfriend's house in Vosloorus, south of Johannesburg, last night.

Turkish Olympic Committee to host WADA Science and Investigations Symposium

By Paul Osborne

WADA will hold a Science and Investigations Symposium in an effort to aid Turkey's commitment to the worldwide protection of clean athletes ©TOC/WADAThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is set to travel to Istanbul tomorrow for its Science and Investigations Symposium as the organisation looks to aid Turkey's commitment to the worldwide protection of clean athletes.

Glasgow launch bid for 2019 European Indoor Athletics Championships

By Paul Osborne

Glasgow has expressed interest in hosting the 2019 European Indoor Athletics Championships ©Getty ImagesGlasgow has set its sights on hosting the 2019 European Indoor Athletics Championships as Scotland hopes to continue its recent trend of bringing high quality international sporting competitions to the country.

IPC Alpine Skiing announce classification split for lower-limb impaired snowboarders

By Daniel Etchells

Three medal events will be held at each IPC Alpine Skiing Para-snowboard competition in the 2014-15 season ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing has announced that the classification for lower-limb impaired snowboarders will be split into two sport classes in the coming season. 

Intersport announced as official presenting sponsor of Vierschanzentournee

By Daniel Etchells

Intersport has been announced as the official presenting sponsor of the Vierschanzentournee ©Getty Images The world's leading sporting goods retailer Intersport has been announced as the official presenting sponsor of Germany and Austria's prestigious ski jumping series, the Vierschanzentournee.

Re-elected ISA President eyes surfing's inclusion at Olympics

By Daniel Etchells

The ISA 50th Anniversary World Surfing Games are being held in Punta Roca, Peru ©Getty ImagesFernando Aguerre claimed he believes new wave technology could help surfing achieve Olympic inclusion after being re-elected unopposed as President of the International Surfing Association (ISA) at the ISA 50th Anniversary World Surfing Games in Punta Roca, Peru.
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