Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter has been admitted to hospital in his native Switzerland after suffering what has been described as a "small breakdown".
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The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has launched a scathing attack on the World Squash Federation (WSF) which describes its President N Ramachandran as an "embarrassment to the sport" and blames the world governing body for the repeated failure to secure inclusion on the Olympic programme.
Three-time Summer Olympic sportscaster Jeff Ruffolo has been appointed to Volleyball England’s new marketing, communications and commercial advisory group.
New Zealand duo Peter Burling and Blair Tuke and Great Britain’s Sarah Ayton have been named the 2015 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) male and female Rolex World Sailors of the Year respectively at a ceremony in Sanya, China.
The International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) Medical Commission has introduced changes said to be designed to keep the sport "free of doping" following a meeting at the world governing body’s headquarters in Mies, Switzerland.
UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino has said he will withdraw from the FIFA Presidential race if Michel Platini, the suspended head of European football's governing body, is allowed to stand.
Next year’s International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability (Inas) World Cross Country Championships and World Tennis Championships have both been awarded to the United States, with New York and Bethany Beach, Delaware due to host the respective events.
Scottish city Aberdeen will stage the 2020 European Junior Swimming and Diving Championships, it has been announced.
Two men from Timor Leste, including the manager of the team and a former player, have been convicted of conspiring to fix a football match at this year’s Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszú underlined her domination of the 2015 International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Cup once more after amassing an impressive four medals on the opening day of the eighth and final leg in Dubai today.
Japan will be among the favourites in both men’s and women’s competitions when the latest regional rugby sevens qualifier for Rio 2016 takes place in Hong Kong this weekend.
The Dutch Cycling Federation (KNWU) has requested arbitration by the International Cycling Union (UCI) in a bid to recover a sum of €140,000 (£100,000/$150,000) said to be owed to them by the organisers of the Tour de France for hosting the start of this year’s race in Utrecht.
Tokyo 2020 Minister Toshiaki Endo has visited Stoke Mandeville as part of the Japanese capital’s preparations for hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Tokyo Bay area is being lined up as the setting for the 2020 Olympic Games’ English Village, where young students will aim to brush up on the language ahead of the event.