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Cuban Núñez moves second on all-time list with another title at World Wrestling Championships

By Gary Anderson

Cubas Mijaín López Núñez has joined the greats of Greco-Roman wrestling with a fifth world title ©Martin Gabor/United World WrestlingCuba's Mijaín López Núñez cemented his place as one of the all-time greats by winning a fifth gold medal at the World Wrestling Championships with victory over Turkey's Riza Kayaalp in the final of the men's Greco-Roman 130 kilogram class.

China's Qinan seals 50m rifle three positions gold at Shooting World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Zhu Qinan secured gold in the 50m 3 positions rifle event at the ISSF World Championships ©ISSF/Michael SchreiberZhu Qinan secured the only individual gold medal of the day at the Shooting World Championships as he edged out Russia's Sergey Kamenskiy in the 50 metre rifle three positions event in Granada.

Brazil, Russia and France book spots in third round of Volleyball World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Brazil are one of three teams to book a spot in the third round of the Volleyball World Championships in Poland ©Getty ImagesBrazil, Russia and France sealed their spots in the third round of the Volleyball World Championships today in Poland following emphatic wins on the penultimate day of Round II pool play.

Busy day of sport at Invictus Games as hosts Britain take wheelchair basketball gold

By Paul Osborne

Great Britain won wheelchair basketball gold as action continues at the Invictus Games ©Getty ImagesThere was another team gold for hosts Great Britain at the Invictus Games today as the British armed forces surged to victory in the wheelchair basketball on the penultimate day of sporting action.

Fiji, South Africa, China and France become core sides for Women's Rugby Sevens World Series

By Paul Osborne

Fiji secured top honours at the Hong Kong qualifier to become one of four new core sides at the IRB Womens Sevens World Series ©Power Sport Images for HKRFFiji, South Africa, China and France will be core sides in the 2014-2015 International Rugby Board Women's Sevens World Series after finishing as the top four teams in the Hong Kong qualifier.

Brazil to stage International Para-Sports Conference

By Emily Goddard

Brazil will host this year's International Para-Sports Conference ©Brazilian Paralympic Committee The Brazilian Paralympic Committee has announced it will stage this year's International Para-Sports Conference from November 5 to 7.

Four titles decided on penultimate day of Para-Table Tennis World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Korea secured two golds on the penultimate day of action at the Para-Table Tennis World Championships ©ITTFThere were four titles decided on the penultimate day of action at the Para-Table Tennis World Championships in Beijing today as France, South Korea and Japan all secured top honours in their respective groups.

Pistorius eligibility for future competition to be discussed by SASCOC

By Duncan Mackay

Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide by a court in Pretoria after shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp ©Getty ImagesOscar Pistorius' participation in future international competition will be discussed by the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) at a meeting on Thursday (September 18).

Sri Lanka set to keep 2017 Asian Youth Games after giving reassurances to Sheikh Ahmad

By Duncan Mackay

The 2017 Asian Youth Games in Hambantota is due to follow Nanjing, which hosted the event in 2013 Ajith Nivard Cabraal, head of the Organising Committee for the Asian Youth Games in Sri Lanka, meets OCA President Sheikh Ahmad. Al-Fahad Al-Sabah at a meeting where they reassured him that they could organise the event ©Chinese Olympic CommitteeA threat to move the 2017 Asian Youth Games from Sri Lanka and award it to Qatar instead appears to have been lifted.
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