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U.S. Chess Champion Calls for Boycott of Iran Tournament Because of Hijab Requirement

United States chess champion Nazi Paikidze-Barnes has announced she will boycott next year’s world championship in Iran because religious law would require her to...

Olympic Skiing Champion Lindsey Vonn to Appear in New Eurosport Series

Olympic broadcaster Eurosport is to make a "behind the scenes" program featuring Olympic gold medal winning skier Lindsey Vonn. The American, who won the downhill...

Court of Arbitration for Sport Cuts Sharapova Ban From Two Years to 15 Months

Maria Sharapova's two-year ban for failing a drugs test has been reduced to 15 months and she will be free to return to the...

Isinbayeva Officially Confirms She Will Stand to Become Next President of All-Russia Athletic Federation

Double Olympic pole vault gold medalist Yelena Isinbayeva has officially confirmed she will stand to become President of the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF). The world...

Armour: Nothing Easy in US Captain Carli Lloyd’s Road to Top of Her Game

It would have been so easy to hide. Carli Lloyd’s career would have given her all the material she needed for her autobiography. She’d nearly...

Fell Running Champion Admits Attempted Murder and Assault After Attack on UK Athletics Staff

A former British fell running champion has pleaded guilty in court to attempted murder and assault after stabbing three members of UK Athletics staff...

South Korea’s Chun Wins Evian Championship With Record Breaking Performance

South Korea's Chun In-gee produced a record breaking round to clinch The Evian Championship title and with it a second major crown. The 22-year-old was...

Nine-Year-Old Syrian Gets Taekwondo Bug Thanks to THF

The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) has highlighted the case of a nine-year-old Syrian girl who has been practicing the sport at a refugee camp. The...

British Paralympic Star Dame Sarah Storey Among Four Elected to IPC Athletes’ Council

Britain's 14-time Paralympic gold medalist Dame Sarah Storey is one of four athletes to have been elected to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes’...

Al-Hussein, McFadden Named Winners of Prestigious IPC Award for Rio 2016

Independent Paralympic Athletes (IPA) team member Ibrahim Al-Hussein and American athlete Tatyana McFadden have today been named as the recipients of the Whang Youn...

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