non-Olympic Sports

Australia seal fifth Cricket World Cup title with dominant win over New Zealand

By Liam Morgan

Australia claimed their fifth Cricket World Cup title with a commanding win over New Zealand in Melbourne ©Getty ImagesAustralia clinched their fifth Cricket World Cup crown with a seven-wicket victory over fellow co-hosts New Zealand in front of a record 93,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Australia set up Cricket World Cup final showdown with New Zealand after dominant win over India

By Liam Morgan

Australia booked their place in the World Cup final with a commanding win over India ©Getty ImagesAustralia booked their place in the Cricket World Cup final against fellow co-hosts New Zealand with a dominant 95-run win over reigning champions India in Sydney.

Baku awarded 2020 European Karate Championships

By Duncan Mackay

Baku will host the 2020 European Karate Championships ©HOKBaku has added another event to its portfolio after being awarded the 2020 European Karate Championships. 

Exclusive: Skateboarding to hold global summit as sport tries to present united front for Tokyo 2020 bid

By Nick Butler

The Global Skateboarding Summit is seen as a way to unite all the stakeholders in the sport as a Tokyo 2020 inclusion bid gathers pace ©WSF"Unifying all stakeholders" for the benefit of skateboarding has been declared as an aim by SportAccord ahead of a major conference seeking to help the sport's campaign for Olympic inclusion at Tokyo 2020. 

New Zealand reach Cricket World Cup final with dramatic victory over South Africa

By Liam Morgan

New Zealand's Grant Elliott struck a six off Dale Steyn to seal his side's place in the Cricket World Cup final ©Getty ImagesCo-hosts New Zealand booked their place in the Cricket World Cup final with a thrilling victory over South Africa in a rain-affected contest in Auckland.

Trio of gold medals earns Spain top spot at European Karate Federation Senior Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Spain topped the medal table at the 50th European Karate Federation Senior Championships in Istanbul ©EKFSpain topped the medal table at the 50th European Karate Federation (EKF) Senior Championships in Istanbul, after claiming three titles during the four-day competition. 

Guptill breaks Cricket World Cup batting record as New Zealand crush West Indies

By Nick Butler

Martin Guptill was on scincillating form throughout his record-breaking innings ©AFP/Getty ImagesMartin Guptill smashed the highest score in Cricket World Cup history as co-hosts New Zealand eased past the West Indies by 143 runs in Wellington to reach the semi-finals.

Cairo stripped of squash World Junior Championships because of terrorist threat

By Duncan Mackay

A total of 21 people were killed during the attack by ISIS in Tunis ©AFP/Getty ImagesFears over terrorism have forced the World Squash Federation (WSF) to move this year's World Junior Championships from Cairo, they announced today. 

Australia survive scare to seal Cricket World Cup semi-final meeting with India with win over Pakistan

By Liam Morgan

Shane Watson and Glenn Maxwell helped Australia over the line to book a semi-final meeting with India ©Getty ImagesAustralia booked their place in the Cricket World Cup semi-finals against India as they recovered from a difficult start to beat Pakistan by six wickets in Adelaide.
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