British broadcaster and sailor Hannah White has launched “Project Speedbird”, where she will bid to become the fastest woman ever on water across a distance of one nautical mile.
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The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have announced the names of 29 students of colour who will participate in this year’s Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere (FLAME) programme.
Commonwealth Games England have announced STA Travel as its first official travel partner ahead of the 2018 event in Gold Coast, Australia.
A fourth World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League event of the season gets underway tomorrow in Sao Paulo, which will be the first competition of its kind to be held in South America.
The Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association (CCPSA) has announced their 10-strong boccia team for the Parapan American Games in Toronto, which includes world number one and Paralympic bronze medallist Marco Dispaltro.
Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert of the BMC Racing team took his second victory at the Giro d'Italia in stage 18 from Melide in Switzerland to Verbania, while Spaniard Alberto Contador tightened his grip on the overall lead with a perfectly-timed attack today.
Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal of Spain both booked their place in the third round of the French Open with comfortable victories at Roland Garros in Paris today.
The next FIFA President must make sure future World Cup host countries do not have fundamental issues with human rights, campaign group Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned today.
Baku 2015 have announced they have added Iranian company General Entertainment and Media Television and Croatian station Sportska Televizija (SPTV) to the list of broadcasters who will screen coverage of this year’s inaugural European Games.
Italian Beatrice Vio secured her fourth straight major title with gold at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Cup on home soil at Pisa.
The Canadian Sports Institute Pacific have held their fourth annual Podium Search aimed at finding the next generation of Para-athletes in the region.
Lampre-Merida’s Sacha Modolo of Italy claimed his second win at this year’s Giro d’Italia with a thrilling stage 17 victory from Tirano to Lugano in Switzerland today.
Seventeen-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer booked his place in the third round of the French Open with a commanding victory over Spain's Marcel Granollers at Roland Garros in Paris today.
The 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups will go ahead in Russia and Qatar as planned and will not be affected by this morning's arrests of seven FIFA officials, the organisation's director of communications Walter de Gregorio claimed at a press conference in Zurich today.