Almost the first thing we saw was the Bird’s Nest Stadium; the second was an International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president; the third was a video from Xi Jinping, the Chinese President.
Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov today urged voting International Olympic Committee (IOC) members to make a brave choice rather than one which will make them sleep easier at night by voting for Almaty over Beijing in this afternoon's 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic host city vote.
Russia successfully defended their synchronised swimming free routine title in front of the home fans at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Championships in Kazan.
Germany and Indonesia secure final Rio 2016 men's individual quota places at World Archery Championships
Germany and Indonesia took advantage of a second chance tournament at the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen to claim the final two men’s individual recurve quota places at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Norway’s Suzann Pettersen enjoys a two-shot lead at the end of the second day of competition Women’s British Open at Turnberry in Scotland.
Hungarian secure hat-trick of golds on final day of swimming at 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi
Hungary claimed a hat-trick of gold medals on the final day of swimming at the 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Tbilisi.
Zanardi retains time trial title as Italy dominate in hand cycling at UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships
Alex Zanardi retained his men’s H5 time trial world title for the third consecutive year as Italy enjoyed a superb day at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Road World Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland.
US Paralympics have announced a 241-strong team for the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, due to be held from August 8 to 15.
Charlotte in North Carolina has been selected at the location for the 2016 United States Paralympic Team Trials for athletics, cycling and swimming, it has been announced.
The 2015 World Orienteering Championships are due to get underway today in the Highlands and Moray in Scotland, with nine titles set to be won across 10 days of competition before the event is due to close on August 8.
Only 85 of the 100 current International Olympic Committee (IOC) members are set to participate in this afternoon’s vote between Almaty and Beijing to determine the host of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Campaign for 2022 Winter Olympics nears finale with hot favourites Beijing insisting they have "enough snow"
A 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic campaign that never quite captured the world’s imagination meandered towards its conclusion in the Malaysian capital today, with Almaty still making pointed reference to “real snow” and Beijing deluging us with air quality statistics.
Hickey claims "hypocritical" politicians trying to use sport to "play their game" and he is fed-up with it
European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Patrick Hickey has fiercely condemned what he describes as the "hypocritical" interference from Western Europe in sporting events, including last month's inaugural European Games in Baku.
Bubka claims he has "plenty of support" in bid to become IAAF President as two more countries back Coe
Sergey Bubka today vowed not to withdraw his bid to become President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) even though two more countries today publicly promised to back his rival, Sebastian Coe.
SportAccord and SportAccord Convention are to be amalgamated into one organisation, Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) President Francesco Ricci Bitti revealed here today.