FIVB Claims ‘Small Positive Steps’ Made in Iran as Governing Body Reiterates Opposition to...

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has claimed they have been greatly encouraged by the "small positive steps" taken in recent months to allow women...

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...

Armour: Venus Williams’ Greatest Achievement Comes Off Court

There's one title Venus Williams cherishes more than all others. It’s not the one you might think. “Role model, definitely,” Williams told USA TODAY Sports. “Tennis...

Ryder Cup Captain Laments Olympic Golf Withdrawals

"It's a shame that a number of top players have decided not to go," says former Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie, criticizing the elite golfers...

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...

Williams Seals Record 308th Grand Slam Nictory With Win Over Shvedova at US Open

World number one Serena Williams secured a record 308th Grand Slam victory as she swept aside Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan at the US Open,...

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...

NCAA Releases Guidelines for Women’s Athletic Opportunities in Emerging Sports

The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics this month released new guidelines for a program designed to increase athletics opportunities for women through NCAA-recognized emerging...

Of the Golden Stars of Rio and Those Who Made All Medals Shine Brighter

Who was the biggest star of the 2016 Olympics? It depends on your point of view. From a global perspective, the answer is undoubtedly...

Women’s Tennis Association Backs Serena Williams in US Open Row

By Florence Almond | Twenty-three time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams, who accused umpire Carlos Ramos of sexism after he penalized her in the US...

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