World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has admitted the 2020 World Championships in Dubai need to be "perfect" as the sport bids to keep its place on the Olympic programme beyond Tokyo 2020.
Jakarta's new light rail transit system unlikely to be used for 2018 Asian Games after latest trial postponed
Organisers of the 2018 Asian Games have admitted that the new light rail transit (LRT) system in Jakarta is unlikely to be used for the continental event, which is officially due to begin on Saturday (August 18).
Belarus President claims European Games will boost image and tourism amid ongoing criticism of human rights record
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has claimed the European Games will have a positive impact on the image of the country and provide a boost to tourism, despite ongoing criticism of the country's human rights record.
Britain's Richard Allcroft has been elected as the new President of the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF).
International University Sports Federation (FISU) President Oleg Matytsin has described his appointment to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Education Commission as a "wonderful opportunity".
Australia and New Zealand have each been shortlisted as potential hosts of the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup.
A battle to become the next President of the Uruguayan Football Federation (AUF) has become engulfed in a mire of allegations, resignations and investigations.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) will hold 17 Challenge Series events in the 2019 season, eight more than this year, they have announced.
Cuba's long-term Greco-Roman wrestling coach Pedro Val Bragueira, who is widely credited with transforming the country into an international wrestling force, has died at the age of 65 after a long illness.
The Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) and the Government of the Canary Islands have reached an agreement on esports promotion.
Dutch long track speed skating coach Geert Kuiper has joined Speed Skating Canada as a technical coach advisor.
Former Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has been appointed to a high performance role at regional governing body Sudamérica Rugby.
Italian Nordic combined athlete Armin Bauer has announced his retirement from the sport at the age of 28.
Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams of the United States booked their places in the second round of the men's and women's singles events respectively on the opening day of the Cincinnati Masters.
Fabio Jakobsen earned victory in a bunch sprint on the opening stage of the BinckBank Tour in Bolsward.