Japan’s men’s world champion Kento Momota will lead his nation in pursuit of their first victory in the world mixed team championship as the Badminton World Federation Sudirman Cup starts at Nanning in China tomorrow.
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Italy have the opportunity to dominate the 13th European Race Walking Cup in the Lithuanian city of Alytus tomorrow, a scoring event in the International Association of Athletics Federations Race Walking Challenge.
Paris 2024 organisers have made significant savings on the construction of their Olympic and Paralympic Athletes' Village by reducing the number of beds that will be required following an intensive consultation exercise with National Olympic Committees.
Zaferes earns third successive WTS title as US sweep podium in Yokohama – and Brownlee wins in Cagliari
Katie Zaferes of the United States today won her third consecutive World Triathlon Series (WTS) event as she held off all comers in Yokohama, while in Cagliari Britain’s Rio 2016 champion Alistair Brownlee and team-mate Sophie Coldwell earned wins in the World Cup – the International Triathlon Union’s second tier event.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) maintains the legal case won recently by a German athletes' group which lessened individual advertising restrictions addressed in its Rule 40.3 is not generally applicable to other National Olympic Committees.
Abderrahman Samba of Qatar produced the outstanding performance in Shanghai today, in the second of the season’s International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meetings, as he held off the huge talent of United States runner Rai Benjamin to win the 400 metres hurdles in 47.27sec - his second fastest time.
Delegates at 40th EOC Seminar given IOC reminder over athlete participation being free from “political interference”
Delegates at the 40th European Olympic Committees (EOC) Seminar here have been given a reminder from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over ensuring athletes are not excluded from competition for political reasons.
The men’s 400 metres hurdles will offer the 10th anniversary International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meeting in Shanghai a compelling highlight as Qatar’s Abderrahman Samba, who ran the second-fastest time ever last season, meets another dynamic young talent in Rai Benjamin of the United States, who last year ran the equal third-best time.
EOC will name press freedom monitor for Minsk 2019 but stresses it believes organisers will “keep their word”
The European Olympic Committees will this week name the representative earmarked to monitor press freedom during the Minsk 2019 European Games – but its President, Janez Kocijančič, has faith that Belarus will honour the stipulations that are part of the host city contract.
EOC President Kocijančič aiming for European Games flag to go "from hand to hand" between Minsk and 2023 hosts
European Olympic Committees President Janez Kocijančič reiterated his confidence that the hosts for the 2023 European Games would be confirmed shortly before the Opening Ceremony of this year’s Games in Minsk – in good time for the traditional Closing Ceremony handover.
Compiègne in France will host the second of this season’s Dressage Nations Cup events, starting tomorrow and concluding on Sunday, May 19.
Italy’s Silvana Stanco and Daniele Resca won the trap mixed team gold after a shoot-off on the final day of the International Shooting Sport Federation Shotgun World Cup in Changwon in South Korea.
Slovenia’s Tadej Pogačar took the overall lead in the Tour of California after outsprinting Colombia’s Sergio Higuita to win the sixth and penultimate stage ending atop Mount Baldy.
Norway’s Anders Mol and Christian Sørum enjoyed a happy return to the Itapema Open by winning their opening two matches of this year's International Volleyball Federation Beach World Tour event.
Host nation Israel reached the quad final with a 2-1 win over South Africa at the International Tennis Federation World Team Cup wheelchair tennis event in Ramat Hasharon.