Barcelona star Lionel Messi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo will battle it out once again for the Ballon d’Or after both players were named on the 30-man shortlist for the prize awarded by France Football magazine.
Kenya’s world javelin champion Julius Yego says he is lucky to be alive following a car accident yesterday which wrote off his vehicle and left him in a "stable condition" in hospital.
A media rights agreement between the International Swimming Federation (FINA) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has been extended for a further four years and will now incorporate a wider spread of events, it was announced today.
Svetlana Kuznetsova came back from being match point down to begin her Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals campaign with victory over defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska.
Germany and Portugal have each claimed their first victories of the European Korfball Championships on the third day of competition in the Dutch city of Dordrecht.
Keydomar Vallenilla Sanchez won overall and clean and jerk gold in the men's 85kg category as the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Youth World Championships continued in Penang in Malaysia today.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not strip the late Besik Kudukhov of the silver medal he won at London 2012, the Russian Wrestling Federation (RWF) have claimed.
Five sailors have been elected to World Sailing's Athletes' Commission, the governing body has announced.
Olympic gold medallists Argentina will clash with European champions The Netherlands during next year’s Hockey World League (HWL) semi-final event in Britain, it has been announced after the schedule for each men’s and women’s tournament was confirmed.
No formal investigation will be opened following allegations members of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council received "brown envelopes" from members of the Qatari team on the eve of Doha's unsuccessful bid for the 2017 World Athletics Championships in 2011.
Men's and women's singles Olympic champions Chen Long of China and Carolina Marin of Spain are the only two medallists from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro who will not take part in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) French Open, it has been announced after the entry list for the event was confirmed.
Estonia's cross-country skiing champion Kristina Šmigun-Vähi is facing a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing this week after a retested doping sample from the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games reportedly tested positive.
The draw for the 2017 edition of the Netball World Youth Cup has been made in Gaborone.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has signed a new four-year partnership deal with Hakuhodo DY Media Partners of Japan.
The World Squash Federation (WSF) has announced that the 2017 World Doubles Championships will be held in Manchester.