Anita Wlodarczyk has become the first woman to throw the hammer further than 80 metres as she recorded 81.08m at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial Throws Festival in Cetniewo, adding exactly 1.5m to the mark she set last year in Berlin.
The 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) came to an end with a packed day of medal action, followed by a Closing Ceremony in the Georgian capital city Tbilisi.
Germany swept the podium in the men’s C1 road race on the penultimate day of action at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Road World Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland.
Brazil swept the podium in the men’s PT3 class at the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Para-triathlon test event in front of a home crowd in Rio de Janeiro, as the sport prepares to make its Paralympic debut next year.
Canadian Paralympic Committee announce their largest ever Parapan American Games team with 216 athletes set to compete in Toronto
The Canadian Paralympic Committee have announced their largest ever team for a Parapan American Games with 216 athletes set to compete in front of a home crowd in Toronto from August 7 to 15.
International Surfing Association praise launch of "game changing" inland surfing lagoon Surf Snowdonia
The International Surfing Association (ISA) have hailed the launch of Surf Snowdonia, an inland surf lagoon located in Wales, claiming it will help revolutionise how the sport is delivered, presented and watched.
Health and life insurance company Vitality have been announced as the principal sponsor of the England netball team after agreeing a long term deal, the biggest in the sport's history.
Denmark claimed the first gold medal of the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) World Orienteering Championships in Nairn, Scotland, after winning the sprint relay.
Law firm Irwin Mitchell are set to sponsor Britain’s double Paralympic gold medallist Hannah Cockroft as she aims to repeat her success at London 2012 at next year’s Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, today wasted no time in signalling that a significant revamp of the winning Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic project is probably in the offing.
Beijing has been awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics after beating Kazakhstan rival Almaty, albeit by a much narrower margin than many expected, it has been announced here today.
Lausanne will host the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games after overcoming Romanian rival Brașov in a two-horse race, it has been announced today.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is in the process of collecting data on pollution in the outdoor water venues to be used at Rio 2016, chief of sport performance Alan Ashley has revealed.
The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) is set to receive at least TTD$750,000 (£76,000/$118,000/€107,000) into its #10golds24 athlete welfare and preparation fund from Toyota Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TTTL) over the next five years.
Genzebe Dibaba, controversially selected only for the 5,000 metres at next month’s International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships in Beijing four days after breaking the 22-year-old world record in the 1500m, will double up in China - and her coach, Jama Aden, believes she is capable of becoming the first woman under 3min 50sec for the latter distance.