Azerbaijan’s capital Baku is set to host the final Judo Grand Slam of the Olympic qualification campaign this weekend as the road to Rio 2016 reaches a decisive phase at the Heydar Aliyev Sports and Exhibition Complex.
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Paralympic great breaks world record as hosts Portugal win first medal at IPC Swimming European Open Championships
Brazil’s 10-time Paralympic champion Daniel Dias broke his own men’s 50 metres backstroke S5 world record at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) European Open Championships today, suggesting he is still the man to beat at Rio 2016.
The first-ever UK-based Ski and Snowboard Cross (GBX) National Trials have begun with an event in Braehead in Scotland.
The final 36 wrestling berths for Rio 2016 will be up for grabs this weekend as the second World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament takes place at the Bagcilar Sports Complex in Istanbul.
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Former champion and home hope Vincenzo Nibali is among the favourites to triumph at the Giro d’Italia, which is set to begin tomorrow in Dutch city Apeldoorn.
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British cider brand Strongbow has been named as the official drinks partner of Team GB for Rio 2016, having signed an exclusive agreement with the British Olympic Association (BOA).
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has been named a goodwill ambassador of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for Rio 2016 amid the controversy surrounding Bollywood star Salman Khan’s appointment.
Paralympic champion Vasyl Kovalchuk clinched gold in the R5 10 metres air rifle prone mixed SH2 event on the final day of action at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup in Szczecin in Poland.
Nine world records were broken today as action continued at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) European Open Championships at the Complexo Olimpico de Piscinas da Penteada in Madeira’s capital Funchal.
Novak Djokovic eased into round three of the Mutua Madrid Open after beating Croatian teenager Borna Coric in his first appearance since suffering an early exit from last month’s Monte Carlo Masters.
Former champions Cuba Domadores will aim to reach their third consecutive World Series of Boxing (WSB) final when they play host to a two-legged last-four encounter against Uzbek Tigers tomorrow and Friday (May 6).
The headquarters of the French Tennis Federation (FFT) and the home of its President Jean Gachassin have been raided as part of an investigation into allegations of ticket trafficking.