Baseball revived Atlanta’s Olympic atmosphere with a World Series on hold watched by millions of viewers

Among the protagonists of the Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros is an Olympic runner-up from Beijing 2008, Cuban Yulieski Gurriel.


2017 FIRS Roller Freestyle World Cup

FIRS launches the first ever Roller Freestyle World Cup with FISE World Series. First stop on May 24TH/28TH, 2017 in Montpellier.

Greg Louganis Named Sports Director of Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

US diving legend to shape the future of rapidly evolving sport as FINA proposes high diving for the 2020 Olympics. 

2008 Olympic Medalists Add World Series to Resume

(ATR) Dexter Fowler and Jake Arrieta fueled the Chicago Cubs to their first World Series title in 108 years.

IOC Athletes' Commission Meets in Lausanne -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: New York City Marathon to feature Olympians; MLB to crown World Series champion; Stadium Design Summit Begins.

World Rugby Chief Says Japan 2019 Poses a Risk -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: U-23 baseball championship begins; karate reelects president as championship underway; IJF takes spotlight at Sportel Monaco

Lausanne Hosts Youth Olympics Debriefing -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: Sportel Monaco gets underway; Monaco hosts World Sports Legends Awards; MLB World Series begins.

Triathlon to Debut New Race Format in 2016 -- Feds Focus

(ATR) Also; WBSC rights 2017 go to MP & Silva; FISU partners with Oteko; Sport Climbing holds plenary assembly in Iran.

Triathlon Calendar Set for 2016 -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: World Baseball Softball Confederation creates logo for World Softball Day

Mixed Fortunes For Home Hopes In British Open Openers

England's top squash stars suffered a day of mixed fortunes during the opening round of the 2015 Allam British Open, PSA World Series event, with three-time World Champion Nick Matthew the only representative to progress on day one of action at Hull's Airco Arena.

Fiji beat NZ to win Glasgow and lead Series

Fiji were outstanding in beating defending champions New Zealand 24-17 at the Glasgow Sevens, round eight of the HSBC Sevens World Series.

Fiji win Hong Kong Sevens while Russia reach promised land

Fiji were outstanding in beating defending champions New Zealand 33-19 at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens, round six of the HSBC Sevens World Series.

Morocco Atlas Lions win scintillating clash with British Lionhearts in London

A hugely entertaining World Series of Boxing (WSB) evening at London’s legendary York Hall was won by visitors Morocco Atlas Lions who defeated British Lionhearts 3-2.

Cape Town joins stellar World Rugby Sevens Series host destination line-up from 2015-16

Cape Town will join the impressive line-up of iconic cities hosting a round of the World Rugby Sevens World Series from 2015-16.

World Rugby: Fiji turn on the heat to win title in Las Vegas

Fiji beat New Zealand 35-19 to lift the Cup at the USA Sevens for the first time since 2007 at round five of the HSBC Sevens World Series. A brace of tries to Fiji's elusive Jerry Tuwai and Semi Kunatani paved the way for a convincing win for the Pacific islanders. 

USA and Kenya top pools after enthralling day at Sevens Wellington

USA, hosts New Zealand, Fiji and Kenya all topped their respective pools after an enthralling day's action at the Sevens Wellington, round four of the HSBC Sevens World Series. 

San Francisco 2024 Celebrates Baseball Championship

(ATR) Leaders of the San Francisco 2024 bid say World Series win highlights the great “sports town” the city is.

ITU unveils 2015 World Triathlon Series calendar

On the back of the successful conclusion to the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to confirm the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar.

Record Interest in Rugby Sevens World Series

(ATR) Close to twenty nations responded to the IRB's tender to host the 2015-16 Rugby Sevens World Series.

ITU unveils schedule for 2013 ITU World Triathlon Series