Russia’s five-time trial champion Tatiana Antoshina has been provisionally suspended after failing an out of competition doping test.
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The International Judo Federation (IJF) have sent their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Japan's two-time world champion Hiroshi Minatoya, who died at the age of 72 on June 15.
Greece opened their International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Olympic qualifying tournament campaign with a comfortable victory over Iran at the Pala Alpitour in Turin.
Britain’s Mark Cavendish equalled Bernard Hinault as the second most prolific stage winner at the Tour de France after securing victory after a tightly fought sprint finish with Germany’s André Greipel.
Australia’s Chloe Hosking claimed a sprint victory at the close of the third stage of the Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminine while American Evelyn Stevens remains in the overall race lead.
New Zealand Karate President Leo Donnelly has been appointed to the role of Ombudsman the country’s Parliament has been announced.
Twelve-time Paralympic gold medallist Jessica Long has been named in the US Paralympics’ 31-strong swimming team following the conclusion of their three-day trials in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Tickets have gone on sale for the final ice hockey qualifying groups for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Eight members of Cuba’s men’s volleyball team have been arrested in Finland on suspicion of aggravated rape.
American wrestlers proved the dominant force at the Pan American Cadet Championships after they earned five gold medals to secure the overall team title in Peru.
World number 17 Hideki Matsuyama has become the latest golfer to withdraw from competing at next month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro over concerns about the Zika virus.
Jordan Wilimovsky became the first American swimmer to qualify for the Olympic Games in both the pool and open water swimming after securing a place in the men’s 1500 metres freestyle at Rio 2016.
Switzerland’s Nino Schurter successfully defended his men’s elite title in the closing day of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Mountain Bike World Championships at Nove Mesto na Morave in the Czech Republic.
Evelyn Stevens claimed the overall race lead at the Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile after the American out-sprinted her breakaway companions at the end of the 111 kilometre stage from Tarcento to Montenars.
World champion Peter Sagan claimed the first yellow jersey of his career after triumphing in a sprint at the end of the second stage of the 2016 Tour de France in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin.