FIFPro, football’s international players’ union, is to provide financial support to Claudia Pechstein, the German speed skater, in a legal battle that could have profound consequences for the way international sport settles its disputes.
Skate Canada is mourning the loss of its chief operating officer Bethany Tory, who has died suddenly at the age of 44 following complications from minor surgery.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has spoken out against the legal challenge in Germany over five-time Olympic speed skating champion Claudia Pechstein's doping case and warned it compromises the "basic principles of international arbitration".
Javier Fernandez became Spain's first figure skating world champion after storming to gold in the men's individual competition at theWorld Championships in the Crown Indoor Stadium at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.
French pair Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron elevated themselves from fourth place after the short dance programme to claim gold in the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in the Crown Indoor Stadium at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.
Canada's Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford claimed gold in the pairs event on the second day of competition in the International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai, China.
Americans top ice dance standings after personal best performance on opening day of World Skating Championships
Madison Chock and Evan Bates of the United States lead the ice dance competition after a personal best score in the short dance programme, on the opening day of the World Figure Skating Championships in the Crown Indoor Stadium at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.
China will play host to its first World Figure Skating Championships when action begins in Shanghai tomorrow, with 164 skaters and couples from 37 nations set to compete.
The concluding day of the Speed Skating World Cup season saw the overall titles decided in six distances, in Erfurt.
Russia's Pavel Kulizhnikov secured two Speed Skating World Cup titles at the World Cup Finals in Erfurt.
The Netherlands' Sjinkie Knegt won the men's 3,000 metres super final at the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Moscow to seal his country's first individual overall classification title since 1988.
Home favourite Semen Elistratov claimed the men's 1,500 metres gold medal at the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Moscow after a photo-finish review by race officials.
Dutchman Sven Kramer earned a record seventh world allround title at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Allround Championships in the Olympic Oval in Calgary, while Martina Sábliková of the Czech Republic took the women's title.
Sven Kramer of The Netherlands looks set to claim his seventh title at the World Allround Speed Skating Championships by topping the overall standings after the first day of action in Calgary.
Two appeals concerning the Italian National Anti-Doping Tribunal's decision to ban Olympic figure skating bronze medallist Carolina Kostner for 16 months have been confirmed by the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS).