The man who built Doha's skatepark believes the competition at the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games could be the touch paper for a Qatari revolution in the sport.
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Athletes at the Summer Universiade have been encouraged to venture out from the huge liners in the Bay of Naples which serve as the Athletes' Village.
It was a night of double South African gold with victory for Tayla Lovemore in the 100 metres butterfly coming less than an hour after Tatjana Schoenmaker took gold in the 200m breaststroke, making her the most successful South African swimmer in Universiade history.
The man who helped Rafael Nadal win his first doubles title is the tournament referee at the Tarragona Tennis Club, where Mediterranean Games competition began today.
Pound tells International Society of Olympic Historians gathering that IOC lost "moral authority" over Russia
The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) most senior member said the organisation lost "its moral authority" when it refused to ban the entire Russian team from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Hundreds have attended the funeral of the last surviving priestess from the first Olympic flame lighting ceremony.
The Olympic flame will briefly visit the Olympic Capital of Lausanne in Switzerland before heading to Brazilian soil next summer.