Belgian Olympic and Sport Committee (COIB) President Pierre-Olivier Beckers was among the guests as the sports elite of the European country were invited to the Royal Palace in Brussels.
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Japan won a nervy encounter against defending champions and hosts South Korea to book their place in the men's final at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championship at the Uiseong Curling Training Center.
Nao Kodaira led a Japanese 1-2 in the women's 500 metres as the International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup season began at the Heilongjiang Provincial Speed Skating Oval in Harbin in China today.
The best modern pentathletes in the world will gather in Qatar's capital Doha from tomorrow for the season-ending Champion of Champions event.
Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) chief executive David Collier has congratulated Italy after the country sealed the final qualification place at the 2017 World Cup.
Dozens of youngsters have been given the chance to meet Paralympic wheelchair tennis medallist Andy Lapthorne.
The Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) has announced that they will publish a list of proposed rule alterations at the end of this month.
Elections will top the agenda when the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) meets for its General Assembly in German city Frankfurt.
Malaysia's top seed Goh Jin Wei was knocked out of the girls' singles tournament as the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Junior Championships continued at the Bilbao Arena in Spain today.
Los Angeles 2024 has claimed a transport boost for the city's Olympic and Paralympic bid after voters approved $120 billion (£96 billion/€110 billion) of funding for improvements.
The Football Association of Wales (FAW) has announced that its players will not wear poppies during their FIFA World Cup qualifying match at home to Serbia on Saturday (November 12).
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) has opened a disciplinary case against Irish jumper Kevin Thornton, who previously denied "whipping a horse to death".
Triple Olympic champion Sven Kramer will be among those in action on the opening day when the International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup season begins at the Heilongjiang Provincial Speed Skating Oval in Harbin in China tomorrow.