The welfare of migrants working on construction sites for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar was one of the key topics at the second meeting of the tournament’s Organising Committee, with acting FIFA secretary general Markus Kattner urging the Qatari Government to “accelerate the labour reform process”.
Queensland Premier appoints new Minister for Commonwealth Games to oversee Gold Coast 2018 preparations
A new Minister for the Commonwealth Games has been appointed by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to oversee preparations for the Gold Coast 2018, with Kate Jones being replaced by Stirling Hinchliffe.
Oscar Pistorius’ lawyer today confirmed the six-times Paralympic gold medallist will appeal his murder conviction in the South African Constitutional Court with Judge Aubrey Ledwaba setting bail at R10,000 (£460/$750/€630).
UEFA President Michel Platini vowed to “tell the truth and only the truth” as he arrived at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for the beginning of his appeal against his 90-day suspension here today.
Ukrainian Sport Minister urges Federations not to let athletes switch to Russia without serving qualifying period
Ukrainian athletes who want to compete for other countries should still have to serve a three-year wait until their eligibility is agreed, the country's Sports Minister Igor Zhdanov has decided.
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) will not appoint an interim President despite current head Alfredo Hawit’s indictment on corruption charges by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), it has been announced today.
Paralympic and world long jump champion Markus Rehm will write to International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe as he continues his campaign to compete at next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, according to reports in Germany.
Denmark scraped past defending silver medallists Serbia 29-20 in a nailbiting Group A clash at the Women's World Handball Championships in Herning today.
China silenced the home crowd by clinching a shock victory over hosts Argentina at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) World League Finals in Rosario.
South Korea set the highest trios score of the day to top the block one-squad two standings at the World Bowling Women’s World Championships in Abu Dhabi.
Host nation Singapore claimed the two sailing gold medals on offer at the ASEAN Para Games today to top the sport’s standings.
Australia's Bruce de Chastel claimed gold in the aeromodelling F3T at the World Air Games in Dubai today.
Video technology has been scrapped part-way into the Women's World Handball Championships after South Korea were denied a legitimate goal in their clash with France yesterday.
A special ceremony attended by International Olympic Committee President has been held here to re-name the Lausanne-Ouchy metro and bus stops the “Ouchy-Olympique” station, and was attended by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.
Breakfast and snacks giant Kellogg’s has been confirmed as an official partner of Team GB for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.