Reigning Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold of Britain has announced she will take a year-long break from the sport after claiming the past season has left her feeling “burnt out”.
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Zaha Hadid Architects have warned the competition process for the construction of the much-maligned Tokyo 2020 National Stadium could cause a “lower-quality” venue to be built which may cost “much more than anticipated”.
Human resource consultancy company Adecco has extended its deal as an international sponsor for the Davis Cup and Fed Cup for a further three years, the International Tennis Federation has announced.
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced it has concluded testing on the five-a-side version of the sport at Loughborough University in England.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has released details of its new competition and qualification system, which will come into effect in two years time.
The Macedonian Olympic Committee (MOC) have held a special ceremony to celebrate Emil Pavlov and Martin Nestorovski’s bronze medal winning performances at the inaugural European Games in Baku in June.
China’s Jiawei Zhang produced a superb display to claim the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Pro Boxing World Championship bantamweight title with a unanimous victory over defending champion Khedafi Djelkhir of France on home soil in Foshan.
Paul Gasol’s outstanding 30-point fired Spain into the quarter-finals of EuroBasket 2015 as they claimed a hard-fought 80-66 victory over Poland in Lille.
The United States continued their perfect start to the men’s International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) World Cup as they recorded a comfortable straight-sets victory over Italy in Hiroshima today.
Dairy product giants Müller have become an official partner of the British team on the road to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the British Olympic Association (BOA) has announced.
Botswana and the Bahamas have joined Canada and Scotland in expressing an interest in hosting the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, insidethegames has been told.
Sang Marie Sanbou has been appointed as a national referee instructor for the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the Gambian National Olympic Committee (GNOC) has announced.
Spain’s Fátima Gálvez claimed her maiden International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shotgun World Championships senior title with victory in the women’s trap competition on the opening day of the event in Lonato, Italy.
Kudryavtseva claims third consecutive all-around title with gold at 2015 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships
Russia’s Yana Kudryavtseva clinched her third consecutive Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships all-around title with another superb display to maintain her dominance of the sport as the event in Stuttgart drew to a close today.