Rio 2016 have unveiled their range of merchandise for next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games, which they claim will generate R$1 billion (£168 million/$255 million/€227 million) in revenue, at a special event in São Paulo.
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The BMX test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games had to be cancelled after heavy rain forced organisers to end the competition at the quarter-final stage.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu maintained her position at the top of the leaderboard with two gold medals at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Cup event in Singapore today.
Sochi 2014 bronze medallist Danelle Umstead says she is targeting one more appearance at the Paralympic Games before she brings her career to a close.
2014 World Junior Champion Ruth Jebet of Bahrain lit up today’s action at the 2015 International Military Sports Council (CISM) World Games as she claimed gold in the women’s steeplechase in a Games record time in Mungyeong, South Korea.
Reigning Paralympic T42 100 metres champion Martina Caironi headlines a 13-strong Italian squad for the upcoming International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships in Doha, which was announced today by the Italian Federation of Paralympic and Experimental Sports.
German sportswear company Adidas have refused to join calls from a number of FIFA’s key sponsors for Sepp Blatter to step down early from his role as President of world football’s governing body.
The Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee (PNGOC) has announced it has begun to give out prize money to those athletes who won medals at the Pacific Games in Port Moresby in July.
Six cities have submitted a bid to host the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships, the sport’s governing body has announced.
Senegal secured their 11th Women’s AfroBasket title and with it a place at next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as they ended host nation Cameroon’s unbeaten run with an 81-66 victory in the final in Yaounde.
Host nation The Netherlands booked their place in the final of the Women’s European Volleyball Championship with a comfortable straight-sets victory over Turkey in Rotterdam.
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Football Committee has announced it has launched the bid process for the 2018 IBSA Blind Football World Championships as well as the various regional tournaments scheduled for 2017.
Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games champion Fan Zhendong of China was in superb form as he swept all four available titles at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Pattaya, Thailand.