FIFA have handed former Russian football official Alexander Shprygin a two-year ban over statements published on social media.
Former German national team and National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar Dirk Nowitzki has been appointed as chair of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Players' Commission.
Surfing legend Slater thinks sport "will fit in pretty good" at Tokyo 2020 Olympics after initial reservations
Surfing legend Kelly Slater says he is excited about his sport making its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, having previously expressed doubts about how it would fit in.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended South Korean Para-ice hockey player and Paralympic medallist Yu Man-gyun for six months for an anti-doping violation.
David Rudisha has targeted a return to competition next year as the 800 metres world record holder attempts to bounce back from injury to earn a third Olympic title at Tokyo 2020.
Two Russians were due to defend their titles on the second day of Greco-Roman finals at the World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan – and only one was successful.
Azerbaijan's Olympic light welterweight silver medallist Lorenzo Sotomayor was knocked out of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Men's World Championships welterweight competition by Chemseddine Kramou of Algeria.
Averina makes strong start as she seeks third all-around title at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships
Russia's Dina Averina, seeking a third consecutive world all-around title at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships that got underway in Baku today, made a successful start as she topped intermediate qualifying in the hoop.
López continues bid to reclaim middleweight title with victory against Cedeno at AIBA World Championships
Cuba's Arlen López continued his campaign to reclaim the middleweight title he earned in 2015 with a victory against Dominican Republic's Euri Cedeno at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Championships here.
The Netherlands claimed a superb straight sets win over Brazil as the International Volleyball Federation Women's World Cup continued in Japan.
The Russian Federation 2 pairing of Zilia Batyrshina and Nikolay Teplyy earned the skeet mixed team gold on the concluding day of the European Championship Shotgun at Lonato del Garda in Italy.
Qualifiers Singapore provided the surprise of the second day at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Indonesia as they reached the semi-finals of the women’s team competition at the expense of fourth seeds South Korea.
Defending champions Russia maintained their machine-like progress at the European Men’s Volleyball Championships today as they won their fourth consecutive preliminary match, beating Finland 3-0.
Ramil Guliyev has vowed to perform better at the International Association of Athletics Federations World Athletics Championships after claiming the men's 200 metres title at the Gloria Cup here.
Hosts Rwanda maintained their 100 per cent record at the Women's ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships with another two victories.