World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship names Club de Golf Chapultepec as host course

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Tournament officials announced today that the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship will be held at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City, Mexico, March 2-5, 2017. The tournament attracts a world-class field that features the top 50 golfers in the...

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...

Brazilian thrower suspended for four years for anti-doping violation

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Brazilian thrower Luciano Dos Santos Pereira has been suspended for four years for an Anti-Doping Rule violation and consequently will no longer be competing at the upcoming Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Dos Santos Pereira returned an adverse...

Rose strikes Olympic gold on historic day for golf

, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:  It took 112 years for golf to find a new Olympic champion, but it was well worth the wait.  Great Britain’s Justin Rose followed in the footsteps of the long-departed George Lyon of Canada when he climbed onto the...

Beaumont hails rugby sevens’ Olympic Games debut

World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont has hailed rugby's return to the Olympic Games after compelling, highly-competitive, dramatic and historic rugby sevens competitions. Australia's women and Fiji were awarded rugby's first gold medals in 92 years as rugby captured the imagination of sports fans in Brazil...

Aussie Rules as Fraser claims Olympic first round lead

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: On a momentous day when golf was reunited with the Olympic movement after a 112-year absence, Australian Marcus Fraser leads the men’s competition after shooting the lowest score of a thrilling opening day, which saw Justin Rose capture the first...

Marquez opens Austrian MotoGP weekend in Styria’s capital

Two-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez led riders through the streets of Graz on Wednesday, officially launching the NeroGiardini Moto Grand Prix von Österreich to take place in Spielberg on September 12-14. This is the race’s first visit to Austria in 19 years. The youngest...

Bastian Baker Rocks Omega House at Ola Switzerland Event

Rio de Janeiro: In 1848, the iconic OMEGA watch brand was started in a tiny workshop in Switzerland. Fast-forward 168 years and the brand is now celebrating its role as the “Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games” for the 27th time on Ipanema...

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...

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...

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...

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