Summer Sports

ICF announce sponsorship agreement with canoe and kayak equipment manufacturer

By Liam Morgan

The International Canoe Federation have announced a sponsorship agreement with Plastex ©PlastexThe International Canoe Federation (ICF) has today announced a sponsorship deal with Polish-based canoe and kayak equipment manufacturers Plastex.

Investment firm announced as title sponsor of ITU World Traithlon Series rankings

By Liam Morgan

The ITU World Triathlon Series Rankings have been renamed as the Columbia Threadneedle Rankings ©ITUThe International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Traithlon Series rankings have been renamed as the Columbia Threadneedle Rankings, it has been announced.

European Union of Gymnastics set up working group to develop sport's future strategy

By Liam Morgan

The UEG technical Presidents were informed of the strategic plan and measures at a meeting ©UEGA working group has been set up by the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) and charged with putting together a strategic plan as the sport attempts to embark on a radical period of change.

World Rugby request applications for research funding

By Michael Pavitt

World Rugby are requesting initial concept documents from interested parties ©World RugbyWorld Rugby are inviting submissions for potential funded research projects, as part of their commitment to enhancing player welfare and medical practices in the sport.

Armitstead takes Women's Road World Cup lead after winning Trofeo Alfredo Binda

By Michael Pavitt

Last year's World Cup winner Armitstead claimed victory at the Trofeo Alfredo Binda ©TwitterGreat Britain's Lizzie Armitstead has secured victory at the Trofeo Alfredo Binda, the second International Cycling Union Women's Road World Cup event of the season, in Cittiglio.

Newly crowned Kamworor joins IAAF President for Athletics World Championships online ticket launch

By Mike Rowbottom

IAAF President Lamine Diack attended the ticket launch at the Beijing National Stadium ©Beijing 2015 LOCKenya's Geoffrey Kamworor, winner of the men's title at yesterday's World Cross Country Championships in Guiyang, China, was guest of honour at the online ticket launch in Beijing for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships the city will host this August.

African champion Jaballah closes Samsun Judo Grand Prix with gold

By Emily Goddard

Faicel Jaballah secured gold in the men's over 100 kilograms competition in Turkey ©IJFAfrican champion Faicel Jaballah has closed the Samsun Judo Grand Prix with a gold medal at the Yaşar Doğu Sports Arena.

France and Ukraine earn Fencing Grand Prix gold medals

By Michael Pavitt

Nicolas Limbach of Germany won gold in Seoul ©Getty ImagesFrance and Ukraine earned one gold medal apiece in the men's and women's individual competitions at the International Fencing Federation Grand Prix in Seoul, South Korea.

Fiji claim Hong Kong Sevens World Series event title as South Africa maintain overall lead

By Liam Morgan

Fiji claimed victory at the Hong Kong Sevens with a commanding win over defending champions New Zealand ©World RugbyFiji produced an excellent display to beat defending champions New Zealand 33-19 to win the World Sevens Series Hong Kong event.
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