World Rugby conducted stringent tests on the logo for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan to avoid a repeat of the plagiarism allegations which saw the emblem for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games scrapped, chief executive Brett Gosper has claimed.
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Olympic gold medal-winning kayaker Tate Smith of Australia has been hit with a two-year doping ban after failing a test during a training camp last year, it has been announced.
United States deliver memorable display to clinch third consecutive Artistic Gymnastics World Championships team gold
A majestic performance from the United States guided them to their third straight women's team title on an enthralling night of action at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships here today.
Japan ended the International Judo Federation (IJF) Junior World Championships in style as they defended both their men’s and women’s team titles on the final day of the event in Abu Dhabi.
Morocco secure last available Rio 2016 berth by claiming IBSA Blind Football African Championships title
Morocco booked the last available Rio 2016 Paralympic Games berth as they successfully defended their International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football African Championships title with a 2-0 win over hosts Cameroon in Douala.
Britain’s Helen Glover has surged to the summit of the World Rowing Top 10 rankings for 2015 after another dominant season which saw her retain her status as an Olympic, world and European champion alongside partner Heather Stanning.
FIFA Presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa has slammed accusations he was complicit in the torture and arrests of Bahraini athletes in 2011 as “nasty lies” as he bids to detach himself from allegations which have threatened to derail his attempt to replace Sepp Blatter.
Exclusive: Japanese Gymnastics Association secretary general to stand for FIG Presidency, UEG chief claims
Morinari Watanabe will stand for the Presidency of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) head Georges Guelzec told insidethegames, with the Frenchman claiming the Japanese has been “campaigning for a year-and-a-half”.
The winners of the inaugural World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier 12 tournament will receive a prize fund of $1 million (£652,000/€905,000), the sport’s governing body has announced, with every participating nation guaranteed at least $150,000 (£98,000/€136,000).
Individual Olympic champions Berki and Zonderland crash out at Artistic Gymnastics World Championships
London 2012 pommel horse champion Krisztián Berki of Hungary and The Netherlands’ Olympic high bar gold medallist Epke Zonderland both crashed out of their respective events as the qualification phase at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships came to a dramatic conclusion here today.
Five-times Paralympic medallist Stephanie Millward has taken the last available space at the British Para-Swimming National Performance Centre (NPC) in Manchester ahead of Rio 2016, it has been announced.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) believes doping should not be a criminal offence but has called on Governments to impose heavier sanctions on those who traffic illicit substances.
British duo Gordon Reid and Jordanne Whiley are both hoping home support can guide them to victory when the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters returns to the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London in December.
Tokyo 2020 executive director of communications and engagement Hidetoshi Fujisawa has condemned three Japanese baseball players at the centre of an illegal betting scandal but claimed the scandal will not hamper the sport's chances of inclusion at the Olympic Games in five years' time.