Singapore endured a frustrating day in the women’s singles as the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Korean Open began in Incheon.
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Senior world records in four speed skating and two short track events have been formally ratified by the International Skating Union (ISU) after being set last season.
Pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva admits she has been given new hope by the ruling of International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach that Russian athletes would be able to compete under their own flag should they be deemed eligible to compete at Rio 2016.
Beijing 2008 race walking champion Alex Schwazer has failed another drugs test just weeks after he returned from a three year and nine month doping suspension.
Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the Irish team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games due to fears over Zika virus.
The Netherlands continued their unbeaten record as play resumed at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Champions Trophy win in front of a bumper crowd at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London.
Xin Xu will seek to continue his strong form at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Korean Open in Incheon as the Chinese A-team seeks to emulate its dominance in Japan last week.
Broadcaster NRK has extended its coverage of biathlon in Norway, while Nordic combined action will be showcased on TV2.
All International Federations should undertake special testing of Russian and Kenyan athletes before making a decision "on an individual basis" over whether they can compete at Rio 2016, it was decided at today's Olympic Summit here.
IOC and IAAF heading for clash over whether Russian athletics team members can compete under own flag at Rio 2016
Divisions remain over whether Russian track and field athletes approved to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be able to do so under their own flag, or under a neutral one.
Zhukov downplays talk of Russian Olympic boycott after Putin's press secretary suggests it could be considered
Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Alexander Zhukov has insisted the country will not boycott Rio 2016 after Presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov appeared to raise the possibility of one earlier today.
A special measure meaning State Governments across Brazil do not have to repay debts until the end of the year has been passed in a boost ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Son of Italian Rowing Federation President Abbagnale handed 16-month ban for missing three drugs tests
Former rowing world champion Vincenzo Abbagnale has been handed a 16-month ban by the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) after missing three out-of-competition drug tests.
Six-time Paralympian Liesl Tesch has been robbed at gunpoint close to the Guanabara Bay sailing venue as security fears continue to rise ahead of Rio 2016.
A ruthless performance by hosts England this evening set up an all-European final at the World Rugby Under-20 Championships against Ireland.