Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has vowed to increase sporting opportunities for South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia following a visit to the Gambella region.
Dutchman Koen Ridder, Japan’s Shintaro Ikeda and China's Tang Yuanting have become the latest players to be elected to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Athletes’ Commission, the sport’s governing body has announced.
Top seeded Iranian teenager Farzan Ashourzadeh produced the composite champions performance here this evening to win the world under 58 kilograms title, after fellow teenager Panipak Wongpattanakit of Thailand had taken the first gold of the Championships in the women's under 46kg division.
Slovenia’s Jan Polanc claimed victory on the fifth stage of the Giro d’Italia, while Spain’s Alberto Contador took the overall race lead after the first battle of the general classification contenders took place between La Spezia and Abetone.
A draw between Great Britain and Germany’ saw both teams miss out on the chance to take top spot in Pool Y of the women's goalball competition at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games in Seoul.
Para-rowers have become the latest participants in the Proud Paralympian pilot education programme which took place from May 8 to 10 at Gavirate, Italy.
Russia claimed six of the eight gold medals on offer in swimming events at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games in Seoul.
British pair Will Bayley and Billy Shilton capped a successful season-opening performance by winning gold at the Slovenia Para Open gold in Lasko, beating a Spanish world champion pairing in the final.
Nikolas Hill and Bernhard Schwank will play key roles within Hamburg's bid team for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, it was revealed today, while a referendum as to whether the German attempt will go ahead has been set for November 29.
Applications have opened for sports to apply for inclusion at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, with Federations having until June 8 to submit responses to a preliminary set of questions.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has now, as expected, launched the tender process for broadcasting rights covering most of Europe for the 2017-2020 Olympic cycle.
FIFA are set to provide additional support to Russia to tackle the country’s problems with racism ahead of the 2018 World Cup and claim they hope the tournament will have a “positive impact” on the country.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has revealed there has been no resolution to the dispute surrounding the suspension of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), branding it as an “ongoing saga”.
Baku 2015 have announced Azertac as the official news agency of the inaugural European Games, due to begin on June 12 and runs through to June 28.