A Latvian=born chess player has been stripped of his status as a Grandmaster and banned from the sport for six-years after admitting he used a mobile telephone during games and also fixing one of his matches.
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Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Seven will team up with telecommunications company Optus to develop a channel to provide 4K ultra-high-definition coverage of next summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo, it has been announced.
Keykavous Saeidi has been officially appointed as permanent secretary general of the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Vin Lananna has been reinstated as President of USA Track & Field (USATF) following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), nearly two years after being put on "temporary administrative leave".
France's Gregory Gaultier is set to end a 15-month absence from the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour, when the former world number one lines up at the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, taking place in New York City's famous Grand Central Terminal for a 23rd year next month.
Vital WADA Executive Committee meeting set to vote on Russian punishment moved from Paris to Lausanne
The key World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee meeting next Monday (December 9) that will decide whether to reimpose a ban on the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has been moved from Paris to Lausanne, insidethegames can reveal.
Kenyan teenage runner Angela Ndungwa Munguti has been officially suspended for four-years after testing positive for banned anabolic steroids.
Austria's two-time Olympic judo champion Peter Seisenbacher has been sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of sexually abusing two young girls he once coached.
Swissmint has announced it is dedicating a commemorative coin to Swiss tennis icon Roger Federer – the first living person to receive the honour.
The Dwarf Sports Association UK (DSAuk) has become a full member of the British Paralympic Association (BPA).
A senior karate official has been appointed as the new anti-doping coordinator of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) after the previous person in the position was suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).
Mongolia is to launch its own Olympic hospitality house for the first time at Tokyo 2020 next year, it has been revealed.
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei smashed the world record for the 10 kilometres at the 10K Valencia Trinidad Alfons in Spain today.
UK Athletics has commissioned an independent review into its own handling of its relationship with the Nike Oregon Project (NOP) run by Alberto Salazar, the American coach banned for doping.
Mikhail Butov, formerly Russia's highest-ranking international athletics official, has stepped down from the country's national governing body leadership team, claiming he was lied to.