Former South African Football Association (SAFA) official Lindile Kika has been banned from the sport for six years by FIFA's Ethics Committee due to his role in a match-fixing scandal prior to the 2010 World Cup.
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Paralympic champions Australia began their BT World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge campaign with a 65-62 victory over Japan at London's Copper Box Arena.
Double world champion sit-skier Corey Peters has been named as athlete of the year for 2015 by Snow Sport New Zealand after a superb season.
Sprint gold medallist Scott Reardon is in no mood to share at the forthcoming International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships in Doha, after being forced to accept the T42 100 metre title alongside rival Heinrich Popow two years ago.
European Athletics (EA) President Svein Arne Hansen says he is keen to strengthen relations in the Baltic countries after a visit to Lithuania.
Michel Zen Ruffinen, a fierce critic of FIFA's outgoing President Sepp Blatter and its former Secretary General, says he has been asked to stand for the top job at football's governing body in the forthcoming election.
Canada and hosts Great Britain were victorious on the opening day of the BT World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge at the Copper Box Arena in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Bulgaria have advanced to the quarter-finals of the European Men's Volleyball Championships but co-hosts Italy will have to successfully negotiate a play-off if they are to reach the last eight.
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has confirmed the entry list for the 2015 NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters.
Hosts Great Britain have confirmed their squad for the World Gymnastics Championships which are due to begin this month at the Hydro Arena in Glasgow.
Israeli rower Moran Samuel has been named as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz athlete of the month for September after success at the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette, France.
The categories for the 2015 Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Awards have been announced - with outstanding achievements and performances by athletes during the most recent editions of the five Continental Games set to be recognised.
Bahrain's Alemu Bekele and Poland's Iwona Lewandowska won the men's and women's marathons respectively on the final day of the CISM World Military Games in Mungyeong.
Ireland beat France 24-9 to top Pool D at the Rugby World Cup and avoid a quarter-final clash with favourites New Zealand.