Sir Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has hinted that Russia is moving in the right direction to be declared compliant before next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Jean-Christophe Rolland, President of the World Rowing Federation (FISA), has signalled a potentially bleak future for lightweight rowing at the Olympics.
Doubts remain over how much funding the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will receive for the next four years after public authorities refused to sign-off the 2018-2021 budget.
British athletics star Dame Kelly Holmes has revealed she self-harmed while struggling with injuries which she feared would end her career.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov has hailed the sport's inclusion on the programme for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, describing the decision of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) as a historic one.
Stellenbosch will open the 2018 Mountain Bike World Cup season as the International Cycling Union (UCI) officially confirmed the calendar for the forthcoming campaign.
International University Sport Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin has said that tackling an increasing sedentary lifestyle of youth and rising obesity rates are goals of the organisation.
The vice president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and the President of the South American Weightlifting Confederation, Jose Quiñones, visited the IWF headquarters in Budapest to discuss plans for two tournaments.
The Japan Football Association (JFA) will appoint former Sanfrecce Hiroshima manager Hajime Moriyasu to coach the Japanese men's team at their home Tokyo 2020 Olympics, it has been reported.
The new office of the International Luge Federation (FIL) in the German town of Berchtesgaden has been officially inaugurated with a small celebration.
Kenya's Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, the favourite to win the Berlin Marathon, duly did so today in wet conditions that effectively ruled out a world record in the German capital.
Slovakia's Peter Sagan became the first rider to win three consecutive men’s elite road race titles at the Road World Championships by triumphing in a sprint finish here in Bergen.
Palm trees scattered around the edge of the venue by the departed Hurricane Irma helped distinguish the Florida location of Sarasota-Bradenton, where the 2017 World Rowing Championships got underway today with the first round of heats on the Nathan Benderson Park regatta course.
Chinese swimmers grabbed another seven medals today to continue their dominance in the short course swimming competition at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
Turkey's Hatice Kubra Ilgun defeated Britain's double Olympic champion Jade Jones to win 57 kilograms gold at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Rabat.