A record 31 countries will take part at the 15th World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women's Softball World Championships this year.
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Paralympic and world champion biathlete Mikhalina Lysova won her third overall women's visually impaired title at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing World Cup Finals in Vuokatti in Finland.
Tennis star Maria Sharapova has been suspended as a goodwill ambassador by the United Nations following her positive drugs test.
Veronika Vadovicova smashed a qualification world record on the opening day of competition at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup in Bangkok today.
Commonwealth Games champion Zoe Smith heads Great Britain's 14-strong team for the European Weightlifting Championships in Førde.
Rome has begun the search for training venues which could be used if the Italian capital is successful with its bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympic Games.
World number one Mohamed Elshorbagy will top the bill on home soil at the El Gouna International in Egypt, the final Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Series tournament of the 2015/16 season.
Portugal topped the medals table at the International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability (Inas) Indoor Athletics Championships in Ancona.
Bill Beaumont looks odds on to become the next chairman of World Rugby after the governing body confirmed that he will run unopposed for the role.
Danish city Odense will host this year's Archery World Cup Final.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to lead an anti-doping taskforce in the run-up to the Rio 2016 Olympics in August.