By Daniel Etchells and Florence Almond at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku
Short track speed skater Viktor Ahn has thanked fans in Russia in an open letter for their support throughout his career in the Russian national team following his decision to retire from the sport.
Australia completed the clean sweep as they overcame New Zealand 60-55 to clinch the Quad Series title in Melbourne.
Chinese Taipei were the dominant force on day three of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) World University Weightlifting Championships in Biała Podlaska in Poland as athletes from the country won two out of the four gold medals on offer.
Exclusive: “Last chance” for UCI as relations with teams reaches critical mass ahead of reform announcement in Innsbruck
Relations between the International Cycling Federation (UCI) and the cycling team’s organisation AIGCP are at crisis point ahead of Monday’s announcement of major reform plans – with the teams claiming they will not accept the proposals as they stand.
North Korea given four-month deadline by WADA to address doping concerns or be declared non-compliant
North Korea have been given a four month deadline to address non-conformities with the World Anti-Doping Code or face the possibility of being declared non-compliant.
IBU express importance of access to Moscow Laboratory amid ongoing investigations into Russian biathletes
The International Biathlon Union (IBU) have stated it is important for access to be provided to the Moscow Anti-Doping Laboratory to ensure samples can be accessed to allow the continuation of investigations.
International Boxing Association (AIBA) have welcomed confirmation the governing body are compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code and will face no action over holding their World Championships in Sochi.
Azerbaijani Judo Federation claim Armenia lied after pull out of World Championships in Baku over security concerns
The Azerbaijan Judo Federation (AJF) has accused Armenia of lying over the reason for their decision not to attend the 2018 International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships here, having cited security concerns.
Elections for the International Association of Professional Cyclists (CPA) Presidency could provide an area of intrigue during the International Cycling Union (UCI) Road World Championships in Innsbruck.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to attend the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships here next week during an official visit to Azerbaijan.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Board of Directors has voted to increase "Operation Gold" awards for Paralympic athletes by as much as 400 per cent.
In the women’s under-57 kilograms and men’s under-73kg categories, neither defending champion could hold onto their title at the International Judo Federation World Judo Championships here today.
Surfing’s Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 with have garnered greater focus in the host country after Japan were able to celebrate their maiden World Surfing Games gold in Tahara.
The United States, Brazil, Serbia and Italy tonight became the first four teams to book their tickets to Turin for the third stage of the 2018 International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Men’s World Championships.