By Nancy Gillen in Yekaterinburg
By Daniel Etchells in Pattaya
Russia could have suspension reimposed by WADA after claims country manipulated Moscow Laboratory data
Russia could have its suspension reimposed, following the emergence of information which allegedly shows the country manipulated data from the Moscow Laboratory before it was handed to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
Olympic judo gold medallist Rafaela Silva of Brazil has admitted testing positive for a banned substance during last month's Pan American Games in Lima.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Women's Commission chair Ursula Garza Papandrea has expressed her delight at seeing an Iranian female team at the World Championships here.
Kazakhstan Para swimmer Anuar Akhmetov has been banned for nine months by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), after he tested positive for a prohibited substance.
The Rugby World Cup in Japan enjoyed three outstanding matches on day two, rounded off by a bruising Pool B 23-13 victory for tournament favourites New Zealand over South Africa.
Rio 2016 Olympic Games silver medallists Daniele Lupo and Paolo Nicolai of Italy will be at Tokyo 2020, after defeating Dutch duo Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen in the final of the FIVB Tokyo Beach Volleyball Olympic Qualification Tournament in China.
Olympic champion Carolina Marín overcame Sayaka Takahashi of Japan to reach the women's singles final at the Badminton World Federation China Open in Changzhou.
Iran sent the 12,000-capacity Azadi Indoor Stadium into a frenzy by winning the Asian Men's Volleyball title on home soil of Tehran, with a 25-14, 25-17, 25-21 win over Australia.
The women's singles gold at the Asian Table Tennis Championships unsurprisingly went to China, but the 18-year-old winner Sun Yingshsa was a big shock, defeating compatriot and world number two Liu Shiwen.
There will be a new name on the Blind Football European Championships trophy, after France and Turkey joined England and Spain in the semi-finals.
An attempt to harness the power of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games to build a Paris-based Davos of sport was launched this week at a reception in the French Residence in London's Kensington district.
The President of the Commonwealth Sambo Association says the sport is “unfolding and developing” on the global stage as he welcomed participants to the President’s Cup in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.
A host of Olympians are set to take the field at the Rugby World Cup in Japan, helping to enhance the reputation of the contracted form of the game.