All Russian weightlifters have been banned from competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it has been confirmed 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.
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.
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.
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.
An appeal launched by the Asian Shooting Confederation (ASC), the Kuwait Shooting Federation (KSF) and three Kuwaiti competitors after last year’s Asian Championships in the country was stripped of its Olympic qualification status has been dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Belarus' Aksana Miankova is set to be stripped of the Olympic gold medal she won at Beijing in 2008 after reportedly failing a re-tested sample.
American Jimmy Walker holds the clubhouse lead after carding an opening round of 65 during the first round of the PGA Championship at Baltusrol in New Jersey.
A senior delegation from the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) met with organisers for the 2019 World Cup in China in Dongguan to discuss the early stages of preparations.
World number one Novak Djokovic beat Czech Republic’s Radek Stepanek in straight sets to book his place in the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup at the Aviva Centre at York University in Toronto.
South Korea’s Mirim Lee shot a superb 10-under-par 62 on the opening day of the Women’s British Open at the Woburn Golf and Country Club, equalling the lowest-ever round in the event’s history.
Ana Gallay and Georgina Klug progressed to the second round of competition at the Klagenfurt Major after a coming through a tough day of competition at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Tour.
China’s Lin Dan and Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei will not contest a third consecutive Olympic men’s singles badminton final after being placed in the same half of the draw for the Rio 2016 competition.