Vancouver 2010 figure skating gold medallist Yuna Kim will serve as an athlete ambassador for the second successive Winter Youth Olympic Games at Lillehammer 2016, it has been announced.
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International Hockey Federation (FIH) President Leandro Negre has confirmed he will stand for a third term as head of the world governing body, claiming he expects to be re-elected unopposed.
Canada’s Justine Dufour-Lapointe led home an unprecedented podium sweep in the women’s moguls event at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Freestyle Skiing World Cup as she finished ahead of sisters Chloé and Maxime in Val Saint Come today.
Defending champions Iraq and Olympic medallists South Korea through to last four at AFC Rio 2016 qualifier
Defending champions Iraq needed extra-time to overcome a resolute United Arab Emirates side as they reached the semi-final of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 Championships with a 3-1 victory at the Grand Hamad Stadium in Doha.
Christie returns to scene of Sochi 2014 disaster to win double gold at European Short Track Speed Skating Championships
Britain’s Elise Christie banished the demons of her Olympic heartbreak as she successfully defended her 500 metres and 1500m titles at the European Short Track Speed Skating Championships on the same track at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi today.
European karate champion Aghayev suffers controversial exit as host of leading contenders fall at Paris Open
European champion Rafael Aghayev of Azerbaijan crashed out of the Paris Open at the qualification stage as his men’s under 75kg contest with France's Davy Dona ended in controversial circumstances on the opening day of kumite action in the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League here today.
Japan’s Sara Takanashi secured her fifth straight International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup win as she produced another dominant display to take her second victory on home snow in Zao today.
Olympic champion Eva Samková of the Czech Republic and Russia’s Nikolai Olyunin became the first-ever winners of a snowboard cross sprint event as they each clinched gold medlas at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard World Cup in Feldberg in Germany today.
Norway’s Therese Johaug backed up her superb comeback victory at the Tour de Ski by claiming gold in the women’s 10 kilometres free technique event on the opening day of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country World Cup in Nové Město na Moravě, the Czech Republic.
Russia’s Ekaterina Yurlova-Percht shot clean in the final standing stage to help her clinch the gold medal in the women’s 10 kilometres pursuit event at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup in Antholz today.
Tapping into the American market would help spread the sport of netball across the world and would increase the sport’s chances of securing a place on the Olympic programme, England coach Tracey Neville has claimed.
The United States’ first-ever Alpine skiing Olympic gold medallist Bill Johnson has died after a long illness aged 55, it has been announced.
Japan's reigning world kata champions Kiyou Shimizu and Ryo Kiyuna demonstrated their class once again as they each produced superb displays to reach their respective gold medal matches on the opening day of the Paris Open here.
Japan and hosts Qatar moved a step closer to qualifying for this Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after both teams claimed quarter-final victories in extra-time at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 Championships.
Britain’s Menna Fitzpatrick continued her impressive start to her International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Cup career as she claimed the gold medal in the women’s visually impaired race in St Moritz.