The Solomon Islands have entered the race for the 2023 Pacific Games after Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare confirmed the country's intention to launch a bid for the event in seven years’ time.
Former FIFA Executive Committee member Luis Bedoya and ex-South American Football Confederation (CONMBEOL) vice-president Sergio Jadue have both been banned for life by the Ethics Committee, it was announced today.
FEI pledge backing for World Equestrian Games following high-profile departures of five Bromont 2018 members
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has moved to allay fears surrounding the 2018 World Games in Bromont in Canada after several high-profile members of the Organising Committee quit their roles.
Nigerian Blessing Onyebuchi’s hopes of representing her country at Rio 2016 have been dashed after she was denied a visa to enter Turkey for the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Olympic Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament at the Bagcilar Sports Complex in Istanbul, which got underway today.
Rome’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games has received the backing of Italian Armed Forces, Police and Civil Corps following a meeting at the organisation’s headquarters at the Foro Italico today.
Fencing star Muhammad features in first Los Angeles 2024 video promoting American athletes ahead of Rio 2016
Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad stars in the first of a series of weekly videos produced by Los Angeles 2024 which focus on American athletes’ preparations for this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
A bizarre glimpse into the past of three-time Olympic biathlon champion Darya Domracheva has been accidentally uncovered after the Dynamo Sports Club revealed she was a member of the Belarusian KGB.
Efimova ban should be lifted because meldonium reading was below permitted level, claims former coach
Yuliya Efimova's chances of being able to compete at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are being unfairly affected by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) refusing to lift their temporary suspension on her following a positive drugs test for meldonium, it has been claimed.
Ann West has been appointed to the newly-created position of head of integrity and compliance at Tennis Australia.
Hosts and pre-tournament favourites Russia's campaign for men's International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship glory began with defeat as they were stunned 3-0 by the Czech Republic on the opening day of the competition at the Moscow Ice Palace.
South Africa’s former world 800 metres champion Caster Semenya used the opening International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) opening Diamond League meeting of the season in Doha to lower her 2016 world-leading mark and throw down a further marker of her own towards what might be a controversial victory at this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
Israel’s Gili Cohen picked up her first-ever International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Slam title as she topped the podium with a series of superb performances in the women’s under 52 kilograms event at the Heydar Aliyev Sports and Exhibition Complex in Baku.
Murray sets up repeat of 2015 final with Nadal after maiden victory over Berdych on clay at Madrid Open
Defending champion Andy Murray claimed his first-ever victory on clay over Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic to set up a repeat of last year's final against Rafael Nadal in the last four at the Mutua Madrid Open at the Caja Mágica today.
Tom Dumoulin earned the first Maglia Rosa of the 2016 Giro d'Italia after narrowly winning the first individual time trial of the race in front of a home crowd in Apeldoorn.
British youngster King emerges as main challenger to Olympic champion Jung at Badminton Horse Trials
Britain’s Emily King showed her pedigree by producing the performance of the day to emerge as the surprise contender to Olympic champion Michael Jung of Germany at the Badminton Horse Trials in England.