Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee, has ruled out a request by South Korea to change the design of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics medals because they allegedly resemble the "Rising Sun" flag.
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World Rugby and ChildFund, the principal charity partner for Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2019, have confirmed a record-breaking £2 million has been pledged to the innovative ChildFund Pass It Back programme.
History is in the offing in Egypt tomorrow, as Italy and the United States meet in the final of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Girls' Under-18 World Championship.
Eleven-year-old Sky Brown was in a world of her own, as she topped qualifying in women's quarter-finals at the World Skate Park World Championship in São Paulo.
The Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) has sent an SOS letter to the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) seeking a special grant for the country's top judoka, Shah Hussain Shah, to ensure his participation in tournaments to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Ice hockey's Hall-of-Fame goaltender and double winter Olympian Mike Richter has made a heartfelt global warming plea to a Senate Committee in Washington.
Japan start title defence with flourish as India shock Kazakhstan in Asian Men's Volleyball Championship
Japan, bidding for a third Asian Men's Volleyball Championship in a row at this year's event in Iran, got their campaign off to a formidable start with a convincing win against Hong Kong China, as unseeded India shocked second seeds Kazakhstan.
The World Taekwondo Grand Prix, being held for the first time in Japan, produced an opening day of drama at the Chiba Port Arena.
Gasol stars as Spain earn historic win over Australia to secure FIBA World Cup final against Argentina
Spain earned an historic victory over Australia to reach the final of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup in China, prevailing 95-88 in the first-ever double-overtime elimination game in the competition.
Morocco's Ramzi Boukhiam and New Zealand's Billy Stairmand earned provisional continental qualification slots for Tokyo 2020, as the last standing surfers from Africa and Oceania, respectively, at the World Surfing Games in Miyazaki, Japan.
Five cities across Japan will start their customary hosting of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women's World Cup.
Cross-sport stars White and Hirano safely through to quarter-finals at World Skate Park World Championship
Olympic snowboard halfpipe medallists Shaun White and Ayumu Hirano, the leading cross-sport names at the World Skate Park World Championship, safely negotiated the open qualifying round in São Paulo to reach the quarter-finals.
Team Europe and Team USA meet over two days of competition in Minsk starting tomorrow in an updated version of the dual nation meetings common in the 1960s and 70s - The Match.
Spain and Argentina secured comfortable victories as Iran and Nigeria qualified for Tokyo 2020 at the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup in China.
Caroline Marks of the United States continued to impress at the World Surfing Games at Miyasaki in Japan, earning the highest heat total on day two of the team event format for women.