The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has hired Sarah Wilhelmi as its first director of collegiate partnerships.
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Switzerland's Jolanda Annen claimed her maiden International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Cup victory with success in the Mexican sun in Huatulco today.
Britain's James Cooke has set his sights firmly on the Rio 2016 Olympics after winning the men's individual title at the International Modern Pentathlon Federation (UIPM) World Cup Final in Sarasota today.
Azerbaijan’s Rafael Aghayev won his ninth European Karate Championship gold medal on the first day of finals at this year's edition in Montpellier in France today.
German Michael Jung was again in majestic form as cross-country took centre stage today at the Badminton Horse Trials.
Simona Halep won the women's title at the Mutua Madrid Open after a comfortable victory over Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia in the final today.
Defending champions Marta Menegatti and Viktoria Orsi Toth were knocked out in the semi-finals of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Sochi Open today.
Kazakhstan stunned Switzerland with a penalty shots victory as both countries began their International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship campaigns at Moscow's Ice Palace today.
Men's pair in good form but British London 2012 medallists struggle at European Rowing Championships
Stewart Innes and Alan Sinclair roared to a semi-final victory as the European Rowing Championships continued in Brandenburg in Germany today.
Olympic softball silver medallist Monica Abbott has become the first woman in American team sports history to sign a million-dollar contract.
Bowls has stepped up its bid to become recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Danish curler Helle Simonsen has been banned for 15-months for her failed drugs test, it has been announced.
Australian athletes will be barred from their country's Olympic team if their sport does not comply with tough new rules designed to combat child abuse, it has been announced.
Québec City has ended its interest in hosting the Winter Olympics in 2026 as its mayor thinks they have little chance of winning.
World Sailing President Carlo Croce has confirmed that he will be standing for re-election as head of the governing body.