Japan committed to highest standards of player welfare ahead of Rugby World Cup 2019

Following World Rugby's ground-breaking week of rugby medical courses in Japan, which was committed to maintaining medical management best practice within the sport, the Top League in Japan has confirmed that the head injury assessment (HIA) will be made standard throughout the competition from the start of next season.

BMW IBSF World Cup in Park City: Second season victory for Nico Walther Maximilian Arndt in four-man bobsleigh second ahead of Rico Peter

Park City (RWH) Bobsleigh pilot Nico Walther of Germany has won his second victory of the season in the second Park City (USA) four-man bobsleigh race in the BMW IBSF World Cup.

Golf Channel: Olympics Complicate 2016 for Top Players

(ATR) Golf analysts say the addition of the Olympics to the 2016 golf schedule will change strategies for the season.

Nick Lucena named USA Volleyball's 2015 Men's Beach Player of the Year

Nick Lucena is the 2015 USA Volleyball Male Beach Player of the Year, following a season that saw him hit the podium eight times.

Indian Super League calls on ICSS to help protect integrity of the League

Following a successful collaboration in 2014, the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has announced it will once again work with the Indian Super League (ISL) to safeguard the integrity of the League for the 2015 season.

Asian and North American Cups new additions to 2015-16 snowboard calendar

IPC Snowboard, the global governing body of para-snowboard, has announced the 2015-16 season calendar will feature seven World Cups and the addition of Asian and North American (NORAM) Cups for the first time.

International Triathlon Union opens bidding for World Cups & Multisport World Championship Festival

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has opened bidding for the 2016 Triathlon World Cup season, as well as the 2019 and 2020 ITU Multisport World Championship Festival.

World Archery Prepares for Historic 10th Archer World Cup Season

The outdoor Archery season will get underway in spectacular fashion next week as millions of fans around the world prepare to tune in to watch the iconic city of Shanghai host the first stage of the 10th edition of the Archery World Cup.

Three world records fall on final day of Dubai Grand Prix

Three world records fell on the final day of IPC Athletics' opening Grand Prix of the 2015 season, the 7th Fazaa International Competition in Dubai, UAE, rounding off a superb week which saw 10 new world and 54 regional records overall. 

Rampant Russian Boxing Team remain perfect at home against British Lionhearts

A destructive performance in Moscow resulted in a whitewash 5-0 victory for Russian Boxing Team over British Lionhearts, who have still yet to win away from home this season.

First para-alpine World Cup speed events set for Tignes

The world's top speed skiers will be in action at the first downhill and super-G races of the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup season from Wednesday (28 January) in Tignes, France, as the 2015 World Championships edge ever closer. 

FENCING: U.S. Men's Epee Team Finishes Seventh at Basel Junior World Cup

The U.S. Junior Men’s Epee Team earned its first top-eight finish of the season on Sunday where Anton Piskovatskov (Houston, Texas), Michael Popovici (Katy, Texas), Ariel Simmons (Bellaire, Texas) and Samuel Freiman (Woodlands, Texas) finished seventh in a field of 22 teams.

Italy's Serie B Secure Integrity Education For 22 Clubs

Today, Italy’s second division, Lega Serie B, signed an agreement with Sportradar Security Services, under which the betting fraud prevention specialists will provide both education workshops and e-learning packages to all 22 club teams for this season and the next two.

Teams reveal line-up for World Series of Boxing, Season V

All 16 teams have announced the names of the boxers who will compete in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season V with over 520 names confirmed.

Bochet takes slalom win on season debut

France's Marie Bochet sent a clear message that she intends to retain all five of her world titles later this year by beating Germany's Andrea Rothfuss on Thursday (8 January) in slalom at the first IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup of the 2014-15 season in La Molina, Spain.  

Tokyo 2020: Season's Greetings and Very Best Wishes for a Happy New Year!

The year 2014 is coming to an end after several important milestones for the Olympic Movement and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee.

NorAm Cup to kick-off para-alpine ski season

More than 40 athletes from four countries are set to gather for the IPC Alpine Skiing NorAm Cup in the Aspen Highlands, USA, from 9-10 December, the first high-level races of the 2014-15 para-alpine ski season. 

Registration of UCI WorldTeams and UCI Professional Continental Teams for the 2015 season

In accordance with UCI Regulations, and following a full review of all criteria for attribution (sporting, financial, administrative and ethical), the Licence Commission has decided to grant a UCI WorldTour licence to the following teams.

Fencing Bonus Round implemented in Modern Pentathlon

Modern Pentathlon continues to evolve with the establishment of a new and exciting Fencing format. 

Puerto Rico Hurricanes storm into WSB Season V

The World Series of Boxing (WSB) is delighted to announce the Puerto Rico Hurricanes as the 16th Franchise of Season V. Puerto Rico is one of the most successful boxing nations in the history of this Noble Art and boxing is indeed country’s defining sport.

FENCING: U.S. Women's Epee Team Finishes 10th in Legnano

The U.S. Women’s Epee Team rebounded from an opening round loss to finish 10th at the first World Cup of the season in Legnano, Italy on Sunday.

WORLD BOWLING TOUR 2015 SEASON SET TO KICK OFF

The World Bowling Tour again will feature events from every zone in 2015 as the tour kicks off its fifth season.