Borobi , the bright blue koala chosen by Gold Coast 2018 as the mascot for the Commonwealth Games, seems to have made a favourable early impression.
Professor Nicola Phillips has been appointed as Wales' Chef de Mission for the the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, it was announced today.
Longstanding German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) official Michael Vesper has had his contract extended to remain as chief executive until the end of next year.
South Korea's former world short track speed skating champion Noh Jin-kyu has died at the age of 23 after suffering from cancer.
Jacqueline Freney, winner of eight Paralympic gold medals at London 2012, will not compete at Rio 2016, it has been revealed.
The United States’ legendary women’s football player Abby Wambach has been arrested and charged for driving under the influence of alcohol.
The United States secured their third straight World Women’s Ice Hockey Championship title with a dramatic 1-0 overtime victory over hosts and Olympic champions Canada in the gold medal game at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops.
Defending champions Sweden suffered their first defeat at the World Men's Curling Championship as they were beaten 8-3 by a jubilant United States team at the St. Jakobshalle arena in Basel.
Luis León Sánchez outsprinted Daniel Navarro in a battle between two Spaniards to win the opening stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco in Markina-Xemein today.
Norway’s Morten Kvamsdal and Christian Sandlie Sorum continued their impressive development as a team by winning both of their matches on the opening day of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Qatar Open at Al Gharafa Sports Club in Doha.
Czech Republic’s David Drahoninsky broke the men’s W1 world record on the opening day of competition at the European Para-Archery Championships in Saint-Jean-de-Monts in France.
A competition to find designs for new slalom gates has been launched by the International Canoe Federation (ICF), who are offering two cash prizes of €3,000 (£2,400/$3,400) for the winners.
Zambian athletes due to compete at this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have received a boost after Kagem Miming pledged $30,000 (£21,000/€26,000) to help with their preparations.
Commonwealth Games England (CGE) has renewed its official partnership with Kukri to supply competition and delegation sportswear to the whole of its teams for the next two years, including the Gold Coast 2018.
New Zealand’s preparations for this year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are set to receive a financial boost after Australasian retail giant Harvey Norman announced it will conduct a fundraising campaign.