Eurosport has been confirmed as France's official broadcaster of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Keykavous Saeidi has been officially appointed as permanent secretary general of the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho thanked teqball fans for a "warm welcome", as the World Championships got underway here.
Home surfer Roger Casugay was hailed as a hero today at the Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines as he sacrificed what appeared to be a sure-fire gold medal chance to save his Indonesian competitor, Arhip Nurhidayat from drowning.
World champions France failed to progress to the main round at the International Handball Federation Women's World Championship in Kumamoto, Japan, losing their final group match today.
Germany's Erik Heil and Thomas Ploessel extended their lead over home pairing and Olympic champions Peter Burling and Blair Tuke on the first day of finals racing at the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships in Auckland.
India's Tejinder Pal Singh Toor was in record-breaking form, as he claimed the men's shot put gold medal at the South Asian Games in Nepal today.
Australia won both the men and women's competition's at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Oceania Tokyo 2020 team qualification tournament to book their place at the Olympic Games.
Hungary’s triple Olympic champion and nine-times world champion Katinka Hosszú won two gold medals on the third day of the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow today.
China’s Wenjing Sui and Cong Han won the pairs title tonight at the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix Final in Turin.
Ester Ledecká became the first athlete to win both snowboard and alpine World Cup events, claiming the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Ski World Cup downhill victory in Lake Louise.
Marco Odermatt of Switzerland claimed his first ever International Ski Federation win, triumphing in the Super-G event at the American resort of Beaver Creek.
Fiji have missed out on the Cup quarter-finals for the first time in the 21-year history of the World Rugby Sevens Series round in Dubai.
New Zealand delighted the home crowd with two gold medals on the opening day of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Track World Cup in Cambridge.
The United States, current leaders of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series, moved through to tomorrow's quarter-finals at the Dubai event - the second tournament in the Series - with a 100 per cent record.