Alberto Contador managed to retain his status as overall leader of this year’s Giro d'Italia despite a crash during the sixth stage of the race.
South Korea's Ha Na Seo took gold in the women’s under 57 kilogram category on the opening day of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games judo competition in Seoul.
Renaud Lavillenie heads a star-studded field for the opening International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season at the Qatar Sports Club here, as the French pole vaulter bids to earn his sixth consecutive Diamond Race Trophy.
Taipei in Taiwan is set to host the third edition of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women’s Youth and Junior World Championships, with 441 boxers from 45 nations due to compete across 11 days of competition.
More than 15 medallists from the 2013 World Championships are among the United States’ team for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Arizona, due to start tomorrow.
Defending champions Russia head the eight team line-up for this year’s sambo President’s Cup in Manchester.
Budapest’s potential bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games moved a step closer today after Mayor István Tarlós gave his full backing to his city entering the race.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped the United States men’s 4x100 metres relay team of its London 2012 silver medal because of Tyson Gay's doping conviction.
Brazil’s doping control laboratory in Rio de Janiero will be available for use at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) lifted its suspension today.
"Unanimous" support for the World Combat Games was pledged by 15 of the 16 participating sports last month, SportAccord have declared today following the subsequent withdrawal of up to three of these members.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vowed to pay close attention to the final year of preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, particularly regarding the performance of both the State and City Governments.
Fulfilling a Games vision and engaging the youth of Japan and the entire world was the focus of a first meeting of the Tokyo 2020 Culture and Education Commission today.
Toronto 2015 have announced nine well-known Canadians who will participate in the Pan American Games Torch Relay, which gets underway at the end of the month.
Baku 2015 have announced they have added to their growing list of broadcast partners for the inaugural European Games after they signed an agreement with Cuban television station Instituto Cubano de Radio y Television (ICRT).
Former FIFA Executive Committee member banned again after illegally accepting money to appeal first ban
Former FIFA Executive Committee member Reynald Temarii has been banned from all football-related activity for eight years for accepting money from ex-Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Mohammed Bin Hammam, the sport’s governing body has announced in a further embarrassment related to the 2022 World Cup bid process.