Refugee athlete Raheleh Asemani qualified for the Rio Olympics at the European Qualification Tournament in Istanbul today, while competing under the flag of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF).
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Inaugural winners Democratic Republic of Congo eased past Ethiopia 3-0 to open their African Nations Championships campaign in Rwanda today.
Medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics could be made out of recycled metals as part of an environmental drive by organisers.
Italy and Sweden collected team sprint victories as the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country World Cup leg in Planica in Slovenia concluded today.
Viktoria Rebensburg became the first German winner of a women's International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup race this season as she claimed giant slalom victory in Flachau in Austria.
Sebastian Coe today said he had "no suspicions" about Lamine Diack, the man he replaced as President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), after being called to task for praise he heaped on the now disgraced Senegalese.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have agreed to an American request to alter the timetable at the Rio Olympics - which they believe will help sprinter Allyson Felix's chances of securing a golden double.
World Series of Boxing debutantes Türkiye Conquerors battled back from 2-0 down to secure an opening night victory against visiting China Dragons in Istanbul today.
Germany's Tina Hermann took the women's honours at the Skeleton World Cup in Park City as Martin Dukurs continued his domination of the men's event at the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic track.
Azerbaijan's Farida Azizova claimed the women's under 67kg honours at the European Taekwondo Olympic Qualification Tournament in Istanbul.
Hosts Brazil and Australia both made it two victories out of two at the Rio 2016 women's basketball test event - to set up a showdown for overall honours tomorrow.
Stina Nilsson claimed her second sprint victory of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country World Cup season and in doing so moved into the overall lead for the discipline.
Aksel Lund Svindal moved to the top of the International Ski Federation (FIS) overall World Cup standings as he powered to downhill victory in Wengen today.
Germany claimed all six medals available as the Luge World Cup continued on their home track in Oberhof today.
Table tennis player Melissa Tapper is closing in on becoming the first Australian to appear at both the Olympics and Paralympics.