Leeper’s two-year sanction stands after the CAS reject his appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Friday (12 August) that the only valid decision in the case of Blake Leeper’s anti-doping violation from June 2015 is the two-year suspension handed down by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) on 6 November 2015. As...

Webb Ellis Cup On Show In Lima

The Webb Ellis Cup has made the trip to Peru for the first time and will be on display for the Sudamérica Rugby B Championship. The event, which is the first qualifier in the South America region for Rugby World Cup 2019, will take...

Rio Doesn’t Want Olympics

Brazil is a gorgeous country. Anyone who has been there or has turned on a television in the last few days will tell you the same. Brazilian people are warm, cheerful people. But go to Brazil today and most people will not be happy...

Rugby sevens at its dramatic best as Olympic Games quarter-finals are set

Great Britain beat New Zealand  to top Pool C on day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men's rugby sevens  Japan upset the odds to qualify for the quarter-finals on another session of high drama in the men's rugby sevens competition at the Olympic...

Five key moments from the thrilling 2019 Dakar Rally so far in Peru

The 2019 Dakar Rally is five stages in and already providing motorsport fans with a host of thrilling rally raid moments from the punishing Peruvian terrain. Here are the five key moments so far: 1) After a routine Stage One by Dakar standards, 13-time winner...

Ogier targets WRC grand slam in Argentina

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Sébastien Ogier will complete a career grand slam of WRC event victories if he wins this week’s YPF Rally Argentina (21 - 24 April). Photographer Credit: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool Volkswagen was last defeated in Argentina 12 months ago...

Ones to Watch for 2016 named for cycling and wheelchair rugby

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Between 4-15 January, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is announcing Ones to Watch athletes in all 22 sports for Rio 2016, revealing two sports each day, in an effort to raise public awareness of leading athletes ahead of September's Paralympic Games. ...

Passinho meets ‘os Jogos’: street dance craze invented in Rio hits the Olympic Games

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Watch what happened We know cariocas can perform the steps, but how good are they when they are holding a basketball at the same time? Dance, music and song are never far away in Rio de Janeiro. In the last few years, a new craze has...

Canadian women back on track in wheelchair basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO - Arinn Young of Legal, Alta., and Cindy Ouellet of Quebec City combined for more than half of Canada's scoring as they help put the women's wheelchair basketball team back on the winning track at the Paralympic Games. The Canadians defeated Brazil...

Judo and swimming Ones to Watch announced for Rio 2016

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On Monday (11 January), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced its Ones to Watch athletes for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in judo and swimming. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, which run from 7-18 September, will see up to 4,350...

Japan’s remarkable journey continues as semi-finalists confirmed for men’s Olympic Games rugby sevens

Dan Bibby scores the winning try for Great Britain in extra-time in their quarter-final with Argentina on day two of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men's rugby sevens  Fiji, Japan, Great Britain and South Africa have qualified for the semi-finals of the Olympic Games men's...

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