The group stages of this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, which came to a conclusion on Wednesday (June 17), broke television records in no fewer than three countries, new figures have shown.
Svein Arne Hansen, the new European Athletics President, has today made good on his intention to include more women in the organisation in announcing the names of the 14 females appointed to Commissions following last weekend’s Council meeting in Oslo.
Italy’s Petra Zublasing and Russia’s Vitaly Fokeev each excelled today at the European Games, blending precision, endurance and insurmountable mental strength to claim respective 50 metres rifle 3 positions and double trap shooting titles.
Azerbaijan round off European Games taekwondo action with gold medal thanks to late, late show from Isaev
Home favourite Radik Isaev capped off an extremely productive four days of taekwondo for the European Games host nation Azerbaijan by winning the men’s over 80 kilogram category title here.
Top seed Dmitrij Ovtcharov banished the disappointment of Germany’s torrid men’s team table tennis final defeat by securing individual success with a narrow victory over Vladimir Samsonov of Belarus in a thrilling contest to win European Games gold here today.
Russia took two more gymnastics titles here, but a hat-trick on the seventh day of competition was denied them by Belgium’s trio in the acrobatic women’s group all-round final who earned their country its first gold medal of these European Games.
Ilia Molchanov and Nikita Nikolaev claimed Baku 2015 European Games gold in style as the pairing finished well clear of their competitors in the men’s synchronised three metre springboard final here tonight.
Cuba Domadores will be aiming to seal the defence of their World Series of Boxing (WSB) title this weekend as they go head-to-head with Astana Arlans Kazakhstan in the Season V Finals.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics has announced it will stage the first-ever coaching conference in Colorado Springs later this year.
A Barcelona jersey signed by footballing superstar Lionel Messi has been presented to the Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) in recognition of their work to develop sport in the West African nation.
Peru keep Copa América knock-out stage qualification hopes alive with narrow victory against Venezuela
Peru reignited their bid to qualify for the Copa América knock-out stages after Claudio Pizarro’s second-half gold secured them a 1-0 victory against Venezuela at the Estadio Elías Figueroa Brander in Valparaíso.
Sweden’s Henrik Stenson and Dustin Johnson of America shared the lead on five-under-par as 14-time major champion Tiger Woods carded his worst-ever first round with a 10-over-par 80 on the opening day of the US Open at Chambers Bay.
Ukraine finally get Cerebral Palsy Football World Championship campaign underway with crushing win over Japan
Reigning European champions and world number two ranked Ukraine were unaffected by their late start to their Cerebral Palsy Football World Championships campaign as they crushed Japan 16-0 at St George’s Park in Burton upon Trent in England.
Great Britain set a world record time to win their mixed coxed four heat at the Para-rowing World Cup in Varese and secure their place in the final on Saturday (June 20).