United States wheelchair athletes Daniel Romanchuk, Tatyana McFadden and Susannah Scaroni have qualified for next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo following their performances at the Chicago Marathon.
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The newly elected President of the Kuwait Olympic Committee, Sheikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Ahmad Al Sabah, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding here with his counterpart from the Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC), Krisztian Kulcsar.
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.
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.
Energy Standard maintained their winning record in the inaugural International Swimming League as they overhauled overnight leaders Cali Condors to secure their second short-course meeting victory in Naples.
Egypt will have a showjumping team at the Olympics next year for the first time since Rome 1960 following victory at today’s qualifier in Rabat, where Qatar - who made an Olympic debut in the Rio 2016 event - also secured a Tokyo 2020 place.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has denied "in the strongest possible terms" allegations that it forced young female athletes with differences in sexual development (DSD) to have damaging sexual operations to reduce their testosterone levels.
Thailand continued its domination on the final day of the 2019 World Taekwondo Beach Championships in Sahl Hasheesh in Egypt, winning 41 medals over the three-day event, just under half of the total medals on offer.
Brigid Kosgei broke Paula Radcliffe’s 16-year-old women’s world record today as she retained her Chicago Marathon title in 2 hours 14min 04sec - a day after her Kenyan compatriot Eliud Kipchoge had become the first man to better two hours for the distance.
Frodeno regains Ironman world title with course record as German compatriot Haug wins first women's gold
Germany topped the podiums at the Ironman World Championship in Kona in Hawaii today as Jan Frodeno won a third men’s title in a course record and Anne Haug earned a first women’s title both for herself and her country.
Hungary’s world open water swimming five kilometres world champion Kristóf Rasovszky will be among those seeking the first medals of the first Association of National Olympic Committees World Beach Games which will be won first thing tomorrow morning.
Thailand maintained its strong start to the World Taekwondo Beach Championships in Egypt by winning 12 gold medals on day two of competition at the Red Sea resort of Sahl Hasheesh.
Defending champion Sir Mo Farah and 2017 winner Galen Rupp will run in tomorrow’s Chicago Marathon at the end of a build-up where the biggest name involved has been that of their former coach, Alberto Salazar.
Eliud Kipchoge achieved a historic breakthrough today - although not an official world record – as he became the first man to better two hours for the marathon distance, clocking a time of 1 hour 59min 40.2sec.
France’s Romain Mahieu won the Tokyo 2020 cycling BMX racing event that was brought forward to today to avoid the worst effects of Typhoon Hagibis,