Leading French politicians have called for today's Euro 2020 qualifier between France and Turkey to be called off in the wake of the Turkish players' recent military-style salute after scoring against Albania.
Roger Federer announced today that he plans to compete at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo in what will probably his last opportunity to win a gold medal in the singles.
Eliud Kipchoge, who became the first man to run a marathon in under two hours on Saturday (October 12), was among 11 nominees announced today for the Male Athlete of the Year award he won for a first time in 2018.
A partnership between the International Triathlon Union (ITU) and Tecta-PDS to ensure the delivery of fast and reliable microbiological water quality tests at sanctioned events has been announced.
Morocco's Mustapha El Aziz has been officially banned for four-years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after testing positive for erythropoietin (EPO), it has been announced.
American bobsledder Kyler Allison has been banned for four-years by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after he refused to provide a urine sample.
The Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (FASANOC) will hold its pre-Tokyo 2020 training camp in Ōita.
Japan’s success story in skateboarding continued with gold and silver medals in the women’s park competition at the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games here.
Olympic champions Brazil sealed the International Volleyball Federation Men's World Cup title with a four-set victory over hosts Japan in Hiroshima.
Sanne Meijer of The Netherlands won the women’s wakeboarding gold medal and Massimiliano Piffaretti of Italy took the men’s title at the Association of National Olympic Committees World Beach Games after the format of the competition was re-arranged here following a competitor ballot.
Japan’s young rising stars of sport climbing, Kai Harada and Miho Nonaka, took another deft step towards the golden prospect of the Tokyo 2020 - where their sport will make its Olympic debut - as they respectively won the men’s and women’s bouldering titles at the Association of National Olympic Committees World Beach Games here.
Muhammand Inam delivered a gold medal for Pakistan at the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games as the country’s sole representative triumphed in the men’s 90 kilogram beach wrestling final here today.
Kevin Vinuela and Francisca Tous spearheaded a second golden double for Spain in the aquathlon at the Association of National Olympic Committees World Beach Games, less than 12 hours after two gold medals a few metres away along the beach in karate.
Aliaksandra Danisheuskaya of Belarus moved up from last to first to claim water ski jump gold in the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games at the Leqtafiya Lagoon with her second run distance of 49.5 metres.
China caused a shock on the opening day of the Asian Baseball Championship by beating South Korea 3-2.