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WADA hopes revised Code will contribute to "more accurate" reflection of prevalence of doping in sport

By David Owen

WADA director general David Howman has called for more anti doping testing following the survey results ©WADAThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has reacted to this week's claims that the prevalence of doping is far higher than the level of adverse analytical findings, saying the emphasis is on anti-doping organisations to perform effectively so that a "clearer picture" of the level of doping in sport emerges.

Toronto 2015 confirm exact Torch Relay route ahead of Pan American Games

By Liam Morgan

The Toronto 2015 Organising Committee have confirmed the route of the Torch Relay ahead of the Games in JulyA 41-day Torch Relay route, beginning in Mexico before criss-crossing around Canada, has been confirmed ahead of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. 

Setanta Sports awarded Baku 2015 broadcast rights in Ireland

By Nick Butler

A deal has been signed enabling Setanta Sports to broadcast Baku 2015 in Ireland ©Setanta SportsSetanta Sports has become the latest addition to the portfolio of broadcasters set to showcase June's inaugural European Games in Baku following the granting of rights in Ireland to the company.

Details of second Rio 2016 sailing test event released as investigation into dead fish launched

By Duncan Mackay at the Windsor Atlântica Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

Thousands of dead fish have been washed up in Guanabara Bay, venue for sailing during Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesThe International Sailing Federation have published details of The Aquece Rio, the second test event being staged by the sport here before next year's Olympics, as Brazilian authorities launched an investigation after thousands of dead fish washed up on the shores of the venue in Guanabara Bay.

Africa Cup of Nations to be moved to suit proposed 2022 World Cup dates

By Daniel Etchells

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has said the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations will be moved from January to June ©Getty ImagesFIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has revealed the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Guinea will be moved from January to June in light of plans to switch the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to November and December.

Norwegian women complete relay treble with success at Nordic Skiing World Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Norway's women's team celebrate their 4x5km relay success at the Nordic Skiing World Championships ©Getty ImagesNorway triumphed in the women's 4x5 kilometres relay at the Nordic Skiing World Championships to make it a hat-trick of wins in the event.

FIVB strikes deal with Beach Major Company as Swatch returns as Major Series sponsor

By Emily Goddard

Gstaad will be one of three Major Series events in 2015 ©FIVBThe International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has signed two major deals today, with Beach Major Company coming on-board to further boost beach volleyball's entertainment offering, while Swatch returns to the discipline as the title sponsor for the Major Series.

French judoka warned they will be banned if involved with MMA

By Duncan Mackay

Olympic bronze medallist Ronda Rousey is the highest profile judoka to switch to mixed martial arts ©Getty ImagesAnyone in France caught teaching mixed martial arts (MMA) will be banned from judo, they have been warned as the sport tries to ensure it does not lose some of its top talent. 

Debrecen named host of 2015 FIBA 3x3 Under 18 World Championships

By Michael Pavitt

3x3 basketball featured at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games ©Getty ImagesDebrecen in Hungary will host the 2015 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3x3 Under-18 World Championships, it has been announced 100 days ahead of the anticipated start of the competition.
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