Australian golfer Marc Leishman has opted to withdraw from consideration for selection for this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro due to fears over the Zika virus.
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has been named a goodwill ambassador of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for Rio 2016 amid the controversy surrounding Bollywood star Salman Khan’s appointment.
Paralympic champion Vasyl Kovalchuk clinched gold in the R5 10 metres air rifle prone mixed SH2 event on the final day of action at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup in Szczecin in Poland.
Nine world records were broken today as action continued at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) European Open Championships at the Complexo Olimpico de Piscinas da Penteada in Madeira’s capital Funchal.
Elections to select the next President and Executive Committee of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) could be delayed until early next year due to logistical factors, it emerged after lengthy discussion on the issue at today's Extraordinary General Assembly.
Novak Djokovic eased into round three of the Mutua Madrid Open after beating Croatian teenager Borna Coric in his first appearance since suffering an early exit from last month’s Monte Carlo Masters.
Voting power of large nations within the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) was reduced at the body's Extraordinary General Assembly here today, while a controversial proposal to drastically decrease the number of people eligible to stand for the Presidency was abandoned.
Greek qualifiers Vicky Arvaniti and Peny Karagouni gained two shock victories today as main draw group action began at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Sochi Open.
Youngsters have again been given the chance to benefit from the Curling Canada Foundation's "For the Love of Curling" scholarship scheme.
Former champions Cuba Domadores will aim to reach their third consecutive World Series of Boxing (WSB) final when they play host to a two-legged last-four encounter against Uzbek Tigers tomorrow and Friday (May 6).
The headquarters of the French Tennis Federation (FFT) and the home of its President Jean Gachassin have been raided as part of an investigation into allegations of ticket trafficking.
Disgraced official Jeffrey Webb is facing a lifetime ban from football after FIFA's Ethics Committee opened proceedings against him.
The International Judo Federation's (IJF) award-winning development project in the Kilis refugee camps on the Syrian/Turkish border has been featured in the governing body's latest #JudoForTheWorld video.
A Commission is to be set up by the Rio de Janeiro City Council to investigate whether construction projects associated with the Olympic and Paralympic Games were tarnished by corruption, it has been announced.
The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has launched its solidarity programme for 2016, which is designed to help athletes attend this year's World Championships in Paris.