By Nancy Gillen in Yekaterinburg
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe believes they have a "responsibility to protect" female athletes, following the ruling preventing Caster Semenya from competing at the World Championships in Doha.
Signatories of the United Nations (UN) Sports for Climate Action Framework have gathered at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne to define the next steps for the sports community to address climate change.
Organisers of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games have unveiled their roster of sponsors for the inaugural multi-sport event in Doha.
Timur Kulibayev has been re-elected President of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan (HOK) to serve a second four-year term.
The ninth Rugby World Cup is up and running and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe is confident it promises to be the best-ever tournament.
FISU President Oleg Matytsin says third International Day of University Sport celebrates "something bigger than yourself"
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin says their International Day of University Sport (IDUS) celebration is about marking "something bigger than yourself".
Malcolm Page has left his role as chief of the Olympic programme at United States Sailing less than a year before Tokyo 2020.
Chen retains men's 67kg total title but denied clean and jerk world record at IWF World Championships
China's Chen Lijun successfully defended his men's 67 kilograms total gold medal on a dramatic day of action at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here today.
Aisuluu Tynybekova earned a place in Kyrgyzstan's sporting history as the first wrestler to win a senior world title, capturing the women's 57 kilograms gold medal with a 5-3 victory over Bulgaria's defending champion Taybe Yusein at the United World Wrestling World Championships.
Dina Averina duly secured her third consecutive all-around title at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Azerbaijan tonight.
Kazakhstan's Beksad Nurdauletov ended Julio La Cruz's eight-year dominance in the light heavyweight division at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Men's World Championships after defeating the Cuban in the semi-finals here.
It was a perfect start for Japan at their home Rugby World Cup, defeating Russia 30-10 in the first game of the tournament in Pool A.
Davis stuns two-time European champion Bachkov to reach light welterweight final at AIBA Men's World Championships
Keyshawn Davis of the United States stunned Armenia's two-time European champion Hovhannes Bachkov to reach the light welterweight gold-medal bout here at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Men's World Championships.