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Russian Bobsleigh Federation (RBF) President Alexander Zubkov has confirmed he will not appeal the decision to strip him of the two Olympic gold medals he won at Sochi 2014 for his role in the country's doping scheme.
The United States made an imposing start to the defence of their International Basketball Federation Under-17 World Cup title as they thrashed China on the opening day of the tournament in Argentina.
A new organisation aimed at tackling human rights abuses in sport and major events has been established in Geneva.
Australia moved a step closer to retaining their Men's Hockey Champions Trophy title as they recorded a 3-1 victory over hosts The Netherlands in Breda.
Tickets for the 2019 Nordic World Ski Championships in Seefeld and Innsbruck have officially gone on sale, organisers have announced.
The Czech Republic inflicted a crushing defeat on Japan as they qualified for the men's semi-finals in style at the World University Floorball Championships in Lodz.
Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka earned her first victory over a player in the world's top 10 as she stunned defending champion and second seed Karolína Plíšková to reach the semi-finals of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Eastbourne International.
Karen Faride Achach Ramírez and Nuria Lindón Diosdado García of Mexico will aim to continue their impressive form when Tashkent hosts the final International Swimming Federation Artistic Swimming World Series event of the season.
Underground construction has been completed at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games speed skating venue in Beijing as officials promised the arena would have a sustainable legacy for the Chinese capital.
Turkey bounced back from their opening day defeat to the United States as they edged Olympic silver medallists Serbia at the International Volleyball Federation Women's Nations League Finals in Nanjing.
Countries will have a final chance at securing their place in the karate events at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires when Umag in Croatia stages a qualification tournament this weekend.
United States President Donald Trump has praised Russia for doing a "fantastic job" of hosting the ongoing FIFA World Cup as he prepares to meet Vladimir Putin at a summit in Helsinki next month.
British Sports Minister Tracey Crouch has backed calls for shooting to be included at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham but warned there were challenges which need to be overcome if the sport is to feature on the programme.
International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) President Ivo Ferriani has promised major events will return to Russia "as soon as possible" after he was re-elected to serve a third term at the helm of the world governing body.