Ghofran Zaki became the third Egyptian taekwondo player to qualify for Rio 2016 after finishing first in the men’s 68 kilograms category at the African Olympic Qualification Tournament in Agadir City, Morocco.
Russia won the men’s team foil competition at the Fencing World Cup in German city Bonn after overcoming Italy in the final.
Democratic Republic of Congo win second African Nations Championship title after beating Mali in final
The Democratic Republic of Congo became the first nation to win the African Nations Championship twice after beating Mali 3-0 in the final at the Amahoro Stadium in Rwanda’s capital Kigali.
Brazil's Mayra Aguiar scored some early psychological points in her campaign to fulfil the hopes of her country and win an Olympic gold medal at Rio 2016 when she beat the United States' Kayla Harrison in the final of the under 78 kilogram at the Paris Grand Slam here today.
Swimming Australia President John Bertrand has criticised the response of former leaders of the organisation after scandals involving the country's team at London 2012.
The European Cycling Union (UEC) have announced they are to develop an action plan aimed at tackling fraud within the sport, after the International Cycling Union (UCI) seized a bike under suspicion of "mechanical doping" at the Cyclo-cross World Championships.
USA Swimming has extended the contract of its executive director Chuck Wielgus through to the end of 2020.
San Francisco’s The Olympic Club has been chosen to stage the US Women’s Open tournament in 2021, with the golf major due to be contested from June 3 to 6.
New Zealand secured consecutive World Rugby Sevens Series victories after overcoming Australia in the final in Sydney, although they could face disciplinary action for having too many players during their pool stage match against the hosts.
FIFA Presidential candidates Gianni Infantino and Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein have received the backing of South Sudan and Liberia respectively, despite the Confederation of African Football (CAF) urging its voting Member Associations to support fellow hopeful Shaikh Salman Bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa of Bahrain.
Niels de Vos, chief executive of next year's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London, has denied that the recently announced priority ticket scheme for coaches, volunteers and longstanding supporters is a reaction to doping and corruption scandals at the highest levels of the sport.
Organisers of this month's International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Tour Open event in Iran have promised the world governing body that women will be allowed to attend, despite them still being banned from watching matches in the country.
The Netherlands’ Dafne Schippers and the United States’ Mike Rodgers claimed the sprint titles at the opening International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) new World Indoor Tour meeting at the Messehalle in Karlsruhe in Germany.
The Democratic Republic of Congo will be vying to claim their second African Nations Championship title when they play Mali in tomorrow’s final at the Amahoro Stadium in Kigali.
Dutch rider Koos de Ronde produced the only clear round on the first day of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Driving Final to lead the standings in Bordeaux, France.