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Nine centres worldwide recognised as IOC Research Centres for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health

These centres are: Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention, Federation University Australia, Australia Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, University of Calgary, Canada Institute of Sports Medicine,...Show More Summary

Football: Russian Premier League table

Russian Premier League table after Monday's match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Zenit St Petersburg 14 11 2 1 36 9 35 FC Krasnodar 14 8 3 3 24 11 27 Dynamo Moscow 13 8 1 4 29 18 25 CSKA Moscow 14 8 1 5...Show More Summary

Say hello to the mascots of Rio 2016

The mascots blend fiction and reality and were both born on 2 October 2009, when Rio de Janeiro was elected to host the Games and the people’s great joy was felt by nature. It was from this energy that the mascots were created. The Olympic mascot is a mixture of the different animals of Brazil. Show More Summary

Meet the YOG athletes!

From weird and wonderful victory dances, favourite YOG moments and future ambitions, we got to know the athletes behind the sports performances and now you can too. Check out these video clips for a unique insight into the lives of the young Olympians and to enjoy some hilarious moments. Who knew athletes had such rhythm?

Golf: LPGA Tour Championship scores

Scores on Friday after the second round of the LPGA Tour Championship (USA unless noted, par 72): 137 - Julieta Granada (PAR) 66-71, Carlota Ciganda (ESP) 70-67 138 - Morgan Pressel 72-66 139 - Michelle Wie 72-67, Sarah Jane Smith (AUS)...Show More Summary

Ice Hockey: NHL results and standings

National Hockey League results and standings after Thursday's games: Los Angeles 3, Carolina 2 San Jose 2, Florida 3 (SO) Dallas 3, Arizona 1 Toronto 5, Tampa Bay 2 Montréal 4, St. Louis 1 Ottawa 3, Nashville 2 Vancouver 3, Anaheim 4...Show More Summary

Cricket: Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test scoreboard

Scoreboard after New Zealand's second innings on the fifth and final day of the second Test against Pakistan at Dubai International Cricket stadium on Friday: New Zealand 1st innings 403 (T. Latham 137, M. Craig 43; Zulfiqar Babar 4-137) Pakistan 1st innings 393 (Sarfraz Ahmed 112, Azhar Ali 75, Younis Khan 72; T. Show More Summary

Golf: Australian Masters second round scores

Leading scores after the second round of the Australian Masters at the Metropolitan course (par-72) in Melbourne on Friday (Australia unless stated): 135 - Michael Wright 67-68 137 - Paul Spargo 70-67 138 - Todd Sinnott 67-71, Richard...Show More Summary

Cricket: Australia v South Africa 4th ODI scoreboard

Scoreboard for the fourth one-day international between Australia and South Africa at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday: South Africa Innings Q. de Kock c and b Maxwell 17 H. Amla c Cummins b Coulter-Nile 18 F. du Plessis c Wade b Cummins 28 A.B. Show More Summary

Golf: Dunlop Phoenix second round scores

Leading second-round scores at the Dunlop Phoenix men's tournament at the par-71 Phoenix Country Club in Miyazaki, Japan on Friday: 132 - Hideki Matsuyama (JPN) 68 64 133 - Hur In-Hoi (KOR) 67 66, Jordan Spieth (USA) 69 64 134 - Brendan...Show More Summary

Cricket: Pakistan v New Zealand 2nd Test scoreboard - 1st Update

Scoreboard at lunch on the fifth and final day of the second Test between Pakistan and New Zealand at Dubai International Cricket stadium on Friday: New Zealand 1st innings 403 (T. Latham 137, M. Craig 43; Zulfiqar Babar 4-137) Pakistan 1st innings 393 (Sarfraz Ahmed 112, Azhar Ali 75, Younis Khan 72; T. Show More Summary

Golf: LPGA Tour Championship scores

Scores on Thursday after the first round of the LPGA Tour Championship (USA unless noted, par 72): 66 - Julieta Granada (PAR) 68 - Sandra Gal (GER) 69 - Stacy Lewis, Belen Mozo (ESP), Caroline Hedwall (SWE) 70 - Angela Stanford, HeeShow More Summary

Football: Italian league table

Italian league table ahead of weekend games (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Juventus 11 9 1 1 25 4 28 Roma 11 8 1 2 19 6 25 Napoli 11 6 3 2 20 12 21 Sampdoria 11 5 5 1 14 8 20 Lazio 11 6 1 4 21 13 19 Genoa...Show More Summary

Tony Nash on true sportsmanship

Bobsleigh dates back to the late 19th century and owes its existence to British visitors to the Swiss resort of St Moritz, whose penchant for hurtling down the town’s roads in sleds eventually led to the creation of the famous Cresta Run. Show More Summary

Lausanne Sports Studies Centre: the IOC President visits young champions and coaches

On this occasion, he emphasised the strong links that have existed between the IOC and this sports institution for more than 12 years. Opened in 2001, this Centre was dear to former IOC President Samaranch, who was behind the project and wanted to mark the excellent relations between the IOC and the city of Lausanne. Show More Summary

Olympic Highlights

IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT Thomas Bach and Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah. © Thananuwat Srirasant / Getty Images From 5 to 8 November, IOC President Thomas Bach was in Bangkok (Thailand) for the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) chaired by IOC member Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah. Show More Summary

Tennis: ATP Tour Finals results -- collated

Collated results from the third day of the ATP Tour Finals at London's O2 Arena on Tursday: Singles Group B Roger Federer (SUI x2) bt Kei Nishikori (JPN x4) 6-3, 6-2 Andy Murray (GBR x5) bt Milos Raonic (CAN x7) 6-3, 7-5 Doubles Group...Show More Summary

Football: Spanish league results

Spanish league results on Saturday: Granada 0 Real Madrid 4 (Ronaldo 2, Rodriguez 31, 86, Benzema 54) Saturday (all times GMT) Atletico Madrid v Cordoba (1700), Barcelona v Celta Vigo (1900), Real Sociedad v Malaga (2100) Sunday Athletic...Show More Summary

Football: Netherlands league table

Netherlands league table after Saturday's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): PSV Eindhoven 11 9 0 2 31 8 27 Ajax 11 7 2 2 24 12 23 Feyenoord 11 6 2 3 17 7 20 FC Twente 11 4 6 1 19 12 18 FC Zwolle 11...Show More Summary

Figure skating: Skate Canada results - 1st update

Results on Friday from Skate Canada, the second ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix of the season: Men Short programme 1. Javier Fernandez (ESP) 86.36, 2. Takahito Mura (JPN) 82.57, 3. Konstantin Menshov (RUS) 81.70, 4. Stephen Carriere (USA) 80.33, 5. Show More Summary

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