Russia's Kateryna Lagno edged closer to a home triumph at the Women’s World Chess Championship after winning the second game of the final against China's Ju Wenjun to take a 1½-½ lead.
International Sambo Federation (FIAS) President Vasily Shestakov was awarded The Order of Alexander Nevsky at a celebration marking the 80th anniversary of the sport.
Thai fighter stuns Olympic bronze medallist in AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships quarter-finals
Thailand’s Sudaporn Seesondee upset Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Mira Potkonen of Finland to secure her place in the lightweight semi-finals on day six of the 2018 International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Championships in New Delhi.
Chris Nikou has been elected as the new chairman of Football Federation Australia (FFA) following the national governing body’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Sydney.
French TV channel L'Equipe have signed a media rights agreement with the International Hockey Federation (FIH) for this month's Hockey Men's World Cup in the Indian city of Bhubaneswar.
World number one side The Netherlands defeated Australia at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Women's Hockey Champions Trophy to remain unbeaten at the tournament in China.
Olympic gold medalist Ryan Fry and his curling team were disqualified from a tournament in Canada for poor behaviour and drunkenness.
The final conference programme has been released for the 2018 International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Aquatics Convention, which is scheduled to take place in Hangzhou in China from December 8 to 10.
The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) and Fujitsu Limited have announced that a new judging support system will be tested at an upcoming World Cup event and, if successful, it will be implemented at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
Ingmar De Vos has today been re-elected unopposed as President of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) at the world governing body's General Assembly in Bahrain's capital Manama.
AIBA removes accreditation from Bulgarian boxer who accused judges of corruption at Women's World Championships
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has stripped Bulgarian fighter Stanimira Petrova of her accreditation for the ongoing Women's World Championships in New Delhi after she accused judges of corruption.
World record holders Eliud Kipchoge and Kevin Mayer are among the five nominees for the 2018 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Male Athlete of the Year award.
Austrian bobsleigh pilot Christina Hengster has announced her retirement from the sport.
A three-day seminar for weightlifting coaches and technical officials has been held in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital Sarajevo with anti-doping among the topics discussed.
Sweden's men and Switzerland's women the only teams unbeaten so far at European Curling Championships
Sweden's world and defending champions remain the only team unbeaten so far in the men's round-robin play at the European Curling Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, while Switzerland share that distinction in the women's competition.