Two stunning silver medal performances by Lauren Mitchell helped Australia notch up its best world gymnastics championships result as the competition wrapped up on Sunday.The 18-year-old finished second in the balance beam and the floor exercises in an outstanding result for the Perth schoolgirl.
Australia have achieved their best ever qualifying results at a world gymnastics championships
Organisers of the 2012 Olympics in London are set to scrap plans for a new temporary venue to host badminton and rhythmic gymnastics as a cost-cutting measure.
While still stunned by the early exit of Chicago the mood at the IOC Session in Copenhagen is “let the carnival begin” for Rio.
Chicago's shock firsat round exit and the overwhelming win by Rio made it a fascinating vote. See the actual numbers and the reactions here.
Triple Olympic champion Jodie Henry has officially retired from swimming, having grown accustomed to life outside the pool.
US President Barack Obama will make a whirlwind trip to Copenhagen this week to leverage his global popularity in a last-minute pitch for his hometown Chicago's 2016
Victorian Cadel Evans has become the first Australian to win the elite men's road race at a World Championships after an emphatic solo attack saw him cross the finish line 27 seconds ahead of second placed Alexandr Kolobnev of Russia with Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver of Spain third.
Hundreds of thousands of people formed a "human mosaic" in Madrid on Sunday to show their support for the city's bid to host the 2016 Olympics, five days before the
Cycling's world governing body is planning a radical shakeup of the Olympic track schedule to even up the number of men's and women's events. Currently, cycling has seven men's events and only three for the women at the velodrome during the Olympics.