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India will perform a "quantum jump" to be among the top 10 countries in the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games medals table, the country’s Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has predicted.
Home athlete Moundir Benammar was among the most emphatic of gold medallists on a second day of the African Wrestling Championships in Algiers that saw Egyptian competitors win eight of the ten cadet freestyle titles on offer.
With three places still available for the men’s ice hockey competition at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, 12 countries will take part in the penultimate round of qualifying that starts tomorrow in three European venues and concludes on Sunday (February 9).
The fourth of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments will offer 10 places for the Tokyo 2020 Games – twice as many as have been offered before - and China, despite disruption caused by the outbreak of coronavirus, are in the hunt.
A brilliant knock of 73 by Ibrahim Zadran enabled Afghanistan to defeat hosts South Africa in the seventh-place match at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup.
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), is seeking candidates for two positions on its Board, and has extended the closing date for applications by a week to Friday, February 14.
The London Marathon, first run in 1981, will mark its landmark edition this year by branding itself as “The 40th Race.”
Retired Russian biathlete Olga Vilukhina, banned for life by the International Olympic Committee in 2017 for doping offences, will be present when the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reviews her case next month.
World Athletics has given the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) until next Monday (February 10) to explain the circumstances regarding the alleged doping cover-up for world indoor high jump champion Danil Lysenko.
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill is looking beyond today’s 54th Super Bowl, where his team meets the San Francisco 49ers, to a possible appearance at this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Serap Özçelik Arapoğlu, beaten by Japan's Miho Miyahara in the women's under-50 kilograms division at the last World Federation Championships in 2018, earned revenge in Paris tonight as she her 10-4 in the final of the season-opening Karate 1-Premier League event.
The winning run of the runner of the moment, Ethiopia’s world under-20 silver medallist Tadese Worku, came to an end in Italy today at the Cinque Mulini, the latest leg of the World Athletics Cross Country Permit series and one of the oldest and most famous races in Europe.
Egypt claimed their seventh African Men’s Handball title in Tunisia tonight as they defeated the hosts and defending champions 27-23 and earned a Tokyo 2020 place in so doing.
Robert Paxton, twice a world open singles silver medallist, earned his first title in Norfolk tonight as he beat fellow Englishman Nick Brett by the narrowest of margins.