Thierry Neuville wins after one of the most remarkable battles in WRC history

The Belgian claimed his third victory of the season at the Orlen 74th Rally Poland after Ott Tänak crashed out of a slender lead three special stages from the finish. The Hyundai i20 driver cut Sébastien Ogier’s championship lead to 11 points with five rounds...

Tänak seals maiden victory

Ott Tänak held on in Sardinia on Sunday to record his maiden FIA World Rally Championship triumph. Victory in the gruelling four-day rough road encounter was his first success in 73 starts and he became the fifth different driver to win in seven rounds during...

Neuville breaks victory jinx in Corsica

Thierry Neuville claimed his maiden win of the FIA World Rally Championship season in Corsica on Sunday afternoon to end his victory curse. He won the four-day Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de Corse by 54.7sec in a Hyundai i20, having crashed out of the...

Switzerland flies to victory in Lisbon

For the fourth day in a row, two-time America’s Cup winners Alinghi of Switzerland controlled the field at the Extreme Sailing Series stop in Lisbon, Portugal, on Sunday, winning the regatta with Norauto of France in second place. Delivering a make-or-break victory in Sunday’s...

Switzerland, Austria and Oman claim Extreme Sailing podium in Madeira

In the wildest week of the Extreme Sailing Series season so far, Alinghi finished Act 6 in Portugal's Madeira Islands in first place. The final day’s racing revealed the heart and drive of the Swiss team, as they flew their foils to one race...

Leading experts to examine corruption in sport at World Rugby ConfEx 2016

A panel of experts will debate how to safeguard good governance in sport in a plenary session entitled "Protecting sport from corruption" at the World Rugby Conference and Exhibition 2016 (ConfEx). Taking place at the Hilton London Metropole on 14-15 November, ConfEx 2016 will address...

Agitos Foundation, Foundation for Global Sports Development, extend partnership to 2020

The Agitos Foundation and The Foundation for Global Sports Development (GSD) have announced a new five-year partnership which aims to raise awareness and knowledge of Para sport around the world. As well as education for young people on everything to do with the Paralympic Movement,...

Air Racing pilots’ recon flight yields superb views of German lake district

LAUSITZ (GERMANY) – With perfect weather greeting German pilot Matthias Dolderer as he arrived for his home Red Bull Air Race at EuroSpeedway Lausitz on 3–4 September, he and fellow Master Class pilots Kirby Chambliss (USA) and Nicolas Ivanoff (France) took a flight of the...

Fan engagement experts announced for ConfEx panel

World Rugby has announced a strong line-up of speakers to participate in the Fan Engagement – connecting in a digital world panel at the World Rugby Conference and Exhibition 2016 (ConfEx) which will take place on 14-15 November at the Hilton London Metropole. The panel...

Tickets on sale for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 semis and final

With exactly a year to go until the final of Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 takes place in Ireland, tickets for the semi-finals and finals days have gone on sale. Kingspan Stadium in Belfast will be the venue for the final on 26 August, 2017...

World Rugby appoints RWC 2019 General Manager

With just over three years to go before Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, World Rugby has appointed Rob Abernethy as RWC 2019 General Manager. Based full-time in Tokyo, he will oversee day-to-day management of the tournament organisers. In what is another boost for tournament...

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