Sweden’s women secured the final European berth available at Rio 2016 as they won the four-team UEFA Olympic Qualifying Tournament thanks to a 1-1 draw with the hosts at the Stadium Sparta-Het Kasteel in Rotterdam today.
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Oman marked their first-ever appearance at the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 in style as they claimed a shock two-wicket victory over Ireland at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala.
Ice sledge hockey star Jung Seung-Hwan has been named as a Pyeongchang 2018 Honorary Ambassador during the second Paralympic Day, held to celebrate the two years to go milestone until the event in the South Korean county.
Marie Dorin Habert led home a French one-two in the women’s 15 kilometres individual event to clinch her country's fourth gold medal at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Championships in Oslo.
Tennis officials were aware there was a problem with the use of meldonium in the sport before five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova tested positive, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission chair Richard Pound claimed here today.
Former South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) vice-president Rafael Esquivel has been extradited to the United States to face bribery charges as part of the widespread probe into corruption within FIFA, according to Switzerland’s Federal Office of Justice (FOJ).
Pound warns Russia remain in danger of missing Rio 2016 because they are not taking doping problems seriously
Russian athletes’ chances of being reinstated ahead of this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro remain bleak because they are not “devoting all the time and energy needed” to get their ban lifted, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission Richard Pound warned here today.
Exclusive: IOC member Morariu rules out standing against Beaumont to become new chairman of World Rugby
Romanian International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Octavian Morariu has ruled himself out of the running to become Bernard Lapasset’s replacement as chairman of World Rugby, he has told insidethegames.
The Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) has held a women’s sports administration course in a bid to increase the number of females working across the various organisations in the country.
Two-time Olympic champion Martin Fourcade of France reaffirmed his legendary status by securing a hat-trick of titles at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Championships with victory in the men’s 12.5 kilometres pursuit event in Oslo today.
The South African Government and the country's National Olympic Committee has missed a deadline of February 29 set by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) for the establishment of Organising Committee for Durban 2022, insidethegames has learned.
Russian athletes and coaches have ignored the ban placed on the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF) following allegations of systemic and state-supported doping in the country, and are still continuing with their involvement in athletics, the third documentary from German broadcasters WDR/ARD has claimed.
Beckenbauer denies wrongdoing after report into corruption uncovers suspicious payments to Bin Hammam
Franz Beckenbauer has been forced to deny fresh allegations of corruption during Germany’s successful bid to host the 2006 World Cup after a report into the accusations by a leading law firm uncovered suspicious payments he allegedly made to banned former FIFA vice-president Mohammed bin Hammam.
Host nation Brazil dominated the opening day of the Aquece Rio International Women's Rugby Sevens tournament as they reached the quarter-finals without conceding a try during their three Pool A victories at the Deodoro Olympic Park.
Hosts the United States overcame surprise package Kenya to set up a semi-final meeting with defending World Rugby Sevens Series champions Fiji at the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.