Debrecen in Hungary will host the 2016 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Under-18 3x3 European Championships, it has been announced.
This year’s European Men’s Handball Championship in Poland was the most-watched ever, it has been claimed.
Nine players from the National Hockey League (NHL) are among 13 who have been confirmed in the United States squad for the men's International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship in Russia.
Early progress for the 2019 Alpine Ski World Championships in Åre in Sweden have been praised following a visit there by the International Ski Federation (FIS) Coordination Group.
Four International Federations and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have confirmed their attendance at the fifth International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport, due to take place in Berlin in October.
Fijian golfer Vijay Singh has revealed that he will not compete at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro partly because of where the event falls in the schedule and, also partly, because of fears over the Zika virus.
Italy's Fabio Pigozzi has been appointed chairman of the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) Doping Review Panel.
Multi-million selling singer James Blunt will headline the Opening Ceremony of the Invictus Games in Orlando on May 8, it has been announced.
The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is calling for more girls to get physically active after a new report showed that 41 per cent of those aged three to 17 do not take part in sport in Canada.
Canada's Warren Hansen has been inducted into the World Curling Federation's (WCF) Hall of Fame.
The new Para-taekwondo season is due to begin next week with the Philippines’ capital Manila set to host the second edition of the Asian Open Championships.
This year's Inas World Cycling Championships will again take place at the Racice Sportcentrum in Štětí in the Czech Republic, it has been announced.
The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) has awarded the 2017 World Championships of Beach Ultimate to Plage de la Grande Conche in Royan, France.
Nuzman insists Brazil is catching Rio 2016 Olympic fever despite "complexity" of political and economic problems
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman claims Brazil is "catching the Olympic fever" and is engaging the country with a "positive agenda" at a time of political and economic woe in the country.
Brazilian officials in charge of preparations for this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have hailed a "major breakthrough" after the completion of excavation work for the tunnels due to form the extended Metro Line 4 linking the city centre with the main Games hub at Barra de Tijuca.