Olympic gold medallist Roman Vlasov is one of seven world champions heading to Rio 2016 at the top of the United World Wrestling (UWW) Greco-Roman rankings, it has been revealed today.
Cuba got their pursuit of a successful World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Under-15 Baseball World Cup title defence off to a winning start as they comfortably overcame Colombia on the first day of the tournament in Iwaki.
Russia's weightlifters have been banned from competing at the Olympic Games here, it was announced today.
Tour de France winner Froome to compete in front of home fans at Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic
British cyclist Chris Froome will race on home soil for the first time in more than two years on Sunday (July 31), when he competes in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic.
FIFA Council member Wolfgang Niersbach will appeal the one-year ban he received from the governing body’s Ethics Committee for failing to report possible misconduct as part of an investigation into the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
Nigeria women's 4x400 metres relay team have lost their place at the Olympic Games here after a member of their team positive for banned drugs for the second in her career, it has been reported.
The official logo and mascots for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta have been unveiled during a ceremony at the host city’s Presidential Palace.
Hosting major sporting events has contributed more than £1.6 billion ($2.1 billion/€1.9 billion) to London’s economy since the city staged the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a rnew eport published by London & Partners has revealed.
Two National Hockey League (NHL) players have been named in Austria’s squad for a training camp ahead of the final qualifying tournament for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang in September.
Every rugby sevens player selected to compete at Rio 2016 has been tested for doping at least once, World Rugby has claimed after revealing details of its targeted pre-Olympic Games anti-doping testing and education programme.
Chinese nationals have been warned to tighten their security here after reportedly being involved in several incidents following their arrival this week, including one bizarre robbery involving athlete Shi Dongpeng.
Adding beach volleyball to the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast will cost the Organising Committee around AUD$20 million (£11.5 million/$15 million/€13.5 million), chief executive Mark Peters has claimed.
Withdrawal of top golfers from Rio 2016 has "taken away some of gloss" admits IGF executive director
Some of the prestige of the first Olympic golf tournament for 112 years has been dented by the decision of so many of the world's top male players to miss the event, a leading official has admitted.
The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) has announced the 2016-2017 calendar for a number of its events, including the Intercontinental Cup Skeleton.
Liu Hong, the world 20 kilometres race walking champion and Olympic gold medal favourite, has been cleared to compete at Rio 2016 after serving a ban of just one month following a failed drugs test in May.