Germany's Sebastian Brendel claimed an emotional gold medal in the men's canoe single 1000 metres, just a day after the death of his country's canoe coach Stefan Henze.
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Turkish powerlifter Izzettin Kanat has been suspended for two years for an anti-doping rule violation, and as a result will miss Rio 2016.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the US Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) settlement with double Paralympic sprint medallist Blake Leeper, and has ruled that his two-year suspension handed down by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) is final.
United States upset fourth seeds France in the quarter-finals of the World Squash Federation (WF) Men's World Junior Team Championship to progress to the last four.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Bridgestone have announced an agreement that makes the world’s largest tyre and rubber company the first founding partner of the Olympic Channel.
Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain retained her Olympic individual dressage title with a stunning performance riding Valegro in Rio.
France's Aurelie Muller was disqualified after finishing second as Sharon van Rouwendaal of The Netherlands dominated the women’s 10 kilometre Olympic open water swimming race at Fort Copacabana.
Canada has selected 23 players for its national women’s development team and national women’s under-18 team, who will compete in a pair of three-game series against the United States in Calgary.
Brazil's four-man bobsleigh team are currently training on a country estate in North Yorkshire in Britain.
Austrian Lisa Eder produced two victories in a row in the first Ladies’ Nordic Combined events in the Alpen Cup series in Klingenthal and Bischofsgrün in Germany.
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that it has handed suspended bans to five members of the Moroccan men’s wheelchair tennis team after they withdrew from a match against Israel.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Brazilian thrower Luciano Dos Santos Pereira has been suspended for four years for an anti-doping rule violation.
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) has announced the two host countries of forthcoming major goalball tournaments.
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari has hailed the decision to reinstate the sports to the Olympics as a "momentous day".