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.
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.
Three Russian boxers topped the podium in front of the home crowd here at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Men's World Championships.
Russia earned two of the four freestyle golds available tonight at the World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, finishing the day well clear in the team scores.
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.
Olympic champion Zoirov earns world title as Uzbekistan top AIBA Men's World Championships medal table
Uzbekistan's reigning Olympic champion Shakhobidin Zoirov claimed the flyweight world title as his country topped the medal table here at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Championships.
Chinese Taipei's Kuo Hsing-Chun successfully defended her women's 59 kilograms total title having broken two world records just moments after losing them, at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here.
Russia won a fourth consecutive group all-around title at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Azerbaijan, and a seventh gold so far at this event.
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.
Sharofiddin Boltaboev of Uzbekistan clinched the men's under-81 kilograms title on a day when he broke the record for the fastest ippon on the International Judo Federation World Tour, at the Grand Prix in Tashkent.
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.