Brazil produced a beach volleyball masterclass here today to sweep both the male and female titles at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Tour Finals and lay down the gauntlet for the rest of the world ahead of Rio 2016.
Football legend Diego Maradona performed a celebratory dressing room dance as his Argentina team overcame Tonga 45-16 to boost their Rugby World Cup qualification hopes in Leicester today, while Ireland laboured to victory over Italy.
Germany’s Dimitrij Ovtcharov defended his men’s singles title at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) European Championships in the Russian city of Ekaterinburg after an impressive display in the gold medal match against Portugal’s Marcos Freitas.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu maintained her position at the top of the leaderboard with two gold medals at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Cup event in Singapore today.
Shifting volleyball from a group two to a group one sport in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) rankings by 2020 has been named as one of a raft of ambitious goals unveiled here today designed to revolutionise the sport's organisation and appeal.
FIFA have held their first-ever grassroots football course in Gaza which saw 30 local coaches gain training from instructor Jamal Lahrache.
German sportswear company Adidas have refused to join calls from a number of FIFA’s key sponsors for Sepp Blatter to step down early from his role as President of world football’s governing body.
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) have announced that Lloyd Landkamer, who served as the dressage steward and discipline manager for dressage and Para-equestrian dressage competition at the 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games, has died at the age of 60 following a battle against cancer.
Thirteen athletes are vying for a place on the United States’ women’s team for the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, with a selection camp set to take place on Tuesday (October 6), including two-time world all-round champion Simone Biles.
Glasgow 2014 silver medallist Ruan Snyman has put his judo career on hold for the time being to focus on studying mechanical engineering.
Six cities have submitted a bid to host the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships, the sport’s governing body has announced.
Qatar’s capital Doha is braced to host the 2015 International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Championships, marking the first time the event has taken place in the Middle East.
C K Wu has acknowledged that he might seek a fourth term as International Boxing Association (AIBA) President.
Senegal secured their 11th Women’s AfroBasket title and with it a place at next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as they ended host nation Cameroon’s unbeaten run with an 81-66 victory in the final in Yaounde.