Britain's 12-year-old Abby Kane moved closer to a spot at this year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after reaching the qualifying standard in the S13 100 metres backstroke event at her country’s Para-swimming trials at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow.
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A decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to relax rules on athletes who have tested positive for meldonium sends out a “bad signal” ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Ethics Commission of the Austrian Anti-Doping Agency (AADA) has claimed.
Norwegian Egil Kristiansen has resigned from his role as the coach of the country's women's cross-country skiing team with immediate effect, it has been announced.
A total of $5,000 (£3,500/€4,500) has been granted by the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) to establish and maintain six beach ultimate projects across four continents, it has been announced.
World number one Laura Massaro survived a scare as she recovered from a game down to beat Mexican qualifier Samantha Teran in the first round of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Women’s World Championship in Kuala Lumpur.
Disgraced Italian Danilo Di Luca has claimed cheating was essential for victory during his time on the bike in an explosive new autobiography due to be released tomorrow.
South African bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup in doubt after Sports Minister punishes governing bodies over lack of equality
Four Sports Federations in South Africa have been banned from hosting or bidding for major events for a year by the country’s Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula after they each failed to offer enough opportunities to black players, it was announced today.
A maximum of four men’s and four women’s singles places for the badminton tournaments at Rio 2016 can be granted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Tripartite Commission, including one to the host nation, the sport’s governing body has confirmed to its members.
Essex County Cricket Club are continuing with their efforts at staging Twenty20 matches at the Olympic Stadium in London and are targeting 2018 for the first game to be played there, according to chief executive Derek Bowden.
Double Olympic speed skating champion Lee Sang-hwa has become the latest South Korean athlete to be appointed as an Honorary Ambassador for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.
Tokyo 2020 have today unveiled the logos for the Olympics and Paralympics, entitled "harmonised chequered emblems" which organisers claim reflect the spirit of the Games.
Turkey, Moldova and Poland each secured two Rio 2016 quota places as the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament drew to a close at the Sport Buyant Ukhaa Complex in Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar.
Britain’s Rachel Atherton continued her impressive start to the International Cycling Union (UCI) Mountain Bike World Cup season as she won the downhill event during the latest stop on the calendar in Cairns in Australa.
Egyptian world number 50 Nadine Shahin stunned second qualifying seed Line Hansen of Denmark to reach the main draw of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Women’s World Championship in Kuala Lumpur.
Japan’s Miu Hirano overcame Yu Mengyu of Singapore to become the third youngest ever winner of a women's International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour crown as she clinched the Polish Open with a dominant victory at the Torwar Hall in Warsaw.