Olympics

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

Birmingham gives Commonwealth Games a rousing send off and new relevance

The Birmingham Commonwealth Games reached a high-octane conclusion on Monday by celebrating 11 days of compelling competition and sending the multi-sport event back to Australia in 2026 with new relevance and purpose.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Meg Lanning wants to see cricket at the Olympics

Australia captain Meg Lanning is hoping the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Birmingham will provide a platform for cricket to eventually be played at the Olympics.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

Australia primed for 'unparalleled' decade of major sporting events

Australia will over the next decade host a bumper schedule of major international sporting events as part of a long-term plan to boost tourism, health and the economy while also enhancing its global image.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

SHOUT Quiz: Find Your Inner Olympian

Out of the 339 events, do you know which one is your calling?

January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018

Koreas to march together

The two Koreas will field a combined women's ice hockey team and march together under one flag at next month's Winter Olympics in the South, Seoul says, after a new round of talks amid a thaw in cross-border ties.

September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017

Paris, LA confirmed as Olympic hosts

The International Olympic Committee names Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

May 28, 2017
May 28, 2017

Farah runs year's fastest 5,000m in Oregon

British double Olympic champion Mo Farah makes his last U.S. track race a special one, running the year's fastest 5,000 metres at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting.

January 6, 2017
January 6, 2017

BSSF's Vision 2020 gets off the ground

The Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation (BSSF) had last November disclosed its ambitious 'Vision 2020' plan to win a medal from the Tokyo Olympics and to bring that vision closer to reality, the game's governing body is all set to start a long-term training programme at the National Shooting Complex in Gulshan today.

December 19, 2016
December 19, 2016

Murray wins third BBC Sports Personality award

Andy Murray was voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for a record third time on Sunday despite his wife telling him she was voting for one of his rivals.

November 21, 2016
November 21, 2016

Strike possible as US women fight for equality

Members of the reigning Women's World Cup champion United States national team vow to push their case for equal pay to the US men's team as far as it takes.