Bahrain’s Olympic 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Ruth Jebet smashed the eight-year-old world record at the Stade de France tonight as she clocked 8min 52.78sec to take more than six seconds off the mark set by Russia’s Gulnara Galkina in winning the Beijing 2008 title.
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Hungary’s Katinka Hosszú won four events on the second and final day of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Swimming World Cup in Paris-Chartres, taking her overall tally for the meet to seven.
Poland’s Eugenia Bujak earned a narrow sprint victory at the close of the GP de Plouay-Bretagne, the penultimate race of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Women’s WorldTour season which saw Megan Guarnier clinch the overall crown.
Colombia’s Nairo Quintana moved into the overall race lead after a brutal final climb on stage eight of the Vuelta a España, which was won by breakaway rider Sergey Lagutin.
Hosts Switzerland have been drawn against Austria, Belgium and Italy for the pool stage of the 2016 International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) European Championship Division B event in Nottwil.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) have announced that Carlos Oyarzun has been handed a four-year ban after a failed drug test.
The director of THG Sports, which is one of two agencies at the centre of the controversy over alleged illegal ticket sales at Rio 2016, is to be released on bail following a Supreme Court ruling in Brasília.
Minna Nurminen and Anna Jacobson have been announced as the International Floorball Federation’s (IFF) anti-doping coordinator and anti-doping contact respectively.
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has announced that all doping samples taken from riders and horses at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games returned negative.
Tillakaratne Dilshan will bring his international career to a close at the end of the upcoming one day and Twenty20 international series between Sri Lanka and Australia.
Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan has won men’s lightweight single sculls gold at the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam just over two weeks after he helped secure his country’s first-ever Olympic medal in the sport at Rio 2016.
Joey Brinson has been added to the United States’ wheelchair fencing team for the Rio 2016 Paralympics after receiving a reallocated slot.
The World Air Sports Federation (FAI) Commissions and head office have started working on the development of new IT solutions to support the management of the three disciplines featuring in next year’s World Games in Wroclaw.
Two unnamed Irish boxers reportedly face disciplinary action from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for betting on Olympic sports during Rio 2016.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting have announced their competition calendar for the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Paralympic cycle.