Chinese teenager Zhao Ruozhu made a memorable debut in the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup when she set a world record to win the women's 10 metre air rifle in Changwon in South Korea.
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More promotion is needed to help ensure this year's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang are a success, Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has told organisers.
Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has announced he wants the city to bid for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships following the huge success of the Commonwealth Games.
Indian official to appeal against Gold Coast 2018 sanction after athletes sent home for breaking no-needle policy
India's Namdev Shirgaonkar, among officials warned by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) after two athletes were sent home from Gold Coast 2018 for breaching a strict no needle policy, is planning to continue his fight to clear his name.
Famed gymnastics coaches Béla and Márta Károlyi, whose training ranch was at the centre of a sexual abuse scandal, have claimed they did not know former United States team doctor Larry Nassar was praying on girls they were working with.
The United States won another eight medals, including five gold, on the final day of the World Para Swimming World Series in Indianapolis.
Many of Team England's Commonwealth Games star athletes have travelled to Birmingham today as thousands welcomed them back in a big open-air "homecoming" from Gold Coast 2018.
Retail and commercial banking company NatWest has renewed its title sponsorship of the Island Games until Guernsey 2021, it has been announced.
FIFA to pay second visit to inspect Morocco 2026 World Cup bid but country confident it will stay in the race
FIFA are to pay more scrutiny to Morocco's bid for the 2026 World Cup after expressing some concerns over hotel capacity and the readiness of stadiums to host matches following the completion of a visit from its Evaluation Task Force.
Criticism after revealed that Gold Coast 2018 chief executive earned more than $3 million since appointment
Gold Coast 2018 chief executive Mark Peters has earned more than AUD$3 million (£1.6 million/$2.3 million/€1.9 million) since being appointed to head the Organising Committee for the Commonwealth Games, it has been reported.
British-based international relations and communications agency JTA have been awarded their second prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade in four years.
Iran is hoping to continue its upward trajectory at this year's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang.
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has been banned for six months after failing two drugs tests earlier this year, it has been announced.
Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay $5 million (£3.5 million/€4 million) to settle a Federal fraud case over claims he defrauded the United States Government during his cycling career when he admitted he was doping.