Dutchman Steven Kruijswijk extended his Giro d'Italia lead to three minutes after another fine display on the 16th stage of the Grand Tour.
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Massimo Dighe has been appointed as Para World Sailing Manager by the sport's governing body.
The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has signed a partnership deal with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) which covers four seasons of the winter sport.
Finland's teenage sensation Patrik Laine has been named as the MVP of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship.
Olympic champion skip Brad Gushue is among those taking part at the World Curling Federation's (WCF) "Sweeping Summit".
Pacific rivals Samoa and Tonga will meet in the same group of the men's rugby sevens Olympic qualification tournament in Monaco.
Denmark's Olympic silver medallist Torben Grimmel won a thrilling duel to claim the men's 50 metre rifle prone title at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Munich.
Hosts and defending champions Brazil will face London 2012 bronze medallists Japan after the group stage draw for the Rio 2016 women's volleyball tournament was made.
The Para World Sailing Championships will open in Medemblik in The Netherlands tomorrow - the last major opportunity for sailors to prepare for the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
Los Angeles 2024 has announced the appointment of Jim Ford in a key venues role.
Finland and the United States have both moved up one place in the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) rankings following the conclusion of the men's World Championship in Russia.
Pyeongchang's Olympic track will host an International Luge Federation (FIL) World Cup event for the first time on February 18 and 19 next year.
International Luge Federation (FIL) vice president Harald Steyrer has travelled to Lake Placid to inspect the venue for the organisation's 64th Congress.
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has announced a new bidding process for its major events between 2017 and 2021.
Gold Coast 2018 has signed up IT company Atos as its latest sponsor.