By Florence Almond at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a visit to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, with female participation in sport among the topics discussed.
Thomas and Froome among leading riders calling for postponed CPA election over alleged statute breaches
Geraint Thomas, Chris Froome and Tom Dumoulin are among a group of riders to have signed a letter calling for the International Association of Professional Cyclists (CPA) Presidential election to be postponed after claiming this week’s vote is not valid.
The International Handball Federation (IHF) have vowed to continue their pursuit of splitting the Pan-American Team Handball Federation (PATHF) into two despite the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling against the organisation.
United World Wrestling (UWW) have announced Astana as the host of its 2019 Senior World Championships.
International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) officials claim they are confident Doha will be ready to host next year’s World Championships.
International Judo Federation (IJF) President Marius Vizer has opened a new state-of-the-art judo training centre in Baku as the world’s best continue to contest the World Judo Championships here.
A Hockey Series Open tournament in Pakistan has been postponed until December after several of the competing nations refused to travel to the country.
International Cricket Council (ICC) officials have expressed concern that the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) anti-doping stance is impacting their sport’s chances of joining the Olympic programme.
Vejle in Denmark has been named as the host city for the 2019 International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) European Championship Division A.
Gymnasts to continue training at Australian Institute of Sport at Tokyo 2020 after agreement reached
Australia’s best gymnasts will continue to train at the “ageing” Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) until at least the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo after an agreement was reached between Gymnastics Australia, Sport Australia and the AIS.
Annemiek Van Vleuten of The Netherlands successfully defended her women's elite individual time trial at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Road World Championships in Innsbruck as she led home a Dutch sweep of the medals.
Japan won their sixth gold medal on day six here at the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Judo Championships.
Two years after Denis Gargaud Chanut, Maialen Chourraut and Joe Clarke won gold at the 2016 Olympic Games, the trio have returned to the Deodoro course for the 2018 Canoe Slalom World Championships.
Defending champions Astana Arlans Kazakhstan will hope to earn a first leg lead when they meet Cuba Domadores in the opening part of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) final.