Colombia fell to a shock 1-0 defeat to minnows Venezuela in their opening group C match of the Copa América in Chile, while Brazil recovered from a goal down to record a 2-1 victory over Peru.
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Russia continued their excellent start to the Greco Roman wrestling events here today, following on from their success on the opening day of competition with a further two golds, as hosts Azerbaijan also won gold and silver.
New Zealand saw two International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup titles disappear on the final day of action in Weymouth and Portland, while hosts Britain secured three overall victories in the Olympic classes.
The second stage of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Road World Cup saw several competitors maintain their good form and claim time trial victories in Yverdon-les-Bains Switzerland.
The Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) have revealed they are to direct resources towards sports where the country has more medal potential, as they attempt to boost their tallies at Olympic and Commonwealth Games.
Home sailors dominate Paralympic classes as New Zealand make strides in Olympic events at ISAF World Cup
British Paralympic sailors earned International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup triumphs as racing resumed on the fourth day of the regatta at Weymouth and Portland.
British Blind Sport have announced they will hold a summer Festival of VI Sport, to celebrate the charity’s 40th year of helping visually impaired people through sport.
Veli Ahmadov, the bus driver who allegedly hit three Austrian synchronised swimmers on the eve of the European Games here, has been arrested by police, it has been confirmed by the Azerbaijani Interior Ministry and prosecutors.
Switzerland’s Olympic champion Nicola Spirig powered away from her rivals in the final discipline of the women’s triathlon here today, to add the European Games title to her impressive collection of medals.
International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the American Boxing Confederation have revealed the names of the boxers who are set to compete at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games.
Only two races were possible on the third day of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup in Weymouth and Portland, Britain, with a constantly changing wind making conditions unsailable.
The countdown to Europe’s first continental multi-sport Games is officially over after the Opening Ceremony of Baku 2015, which saw a sold-out Olympic Stadium in the Azerbaijan’s capital city treated to spectacular performances, including from international music star Lady Gaga.
Vanessa Sahinovic, who was the most seriously injured of the three Austrian synchronised swimmers involved in a bus accident in the Baku 2015 Athletes’ Village, is now in a stable condition in a hospital in Vienna, Austria following surgery.
Judo Canada have become the latest governing body to name their athletes for the Parapan American Games in Toronto, which are set to be held from August 7 to 15.