International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach visited Dakar to assess preparations for the 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Senegal's capital.
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Hosts Brazil scored two late goals to win the FIFA Under-17 World Cup as they stunned Mexico with a 2-1 victory.
Triple Olympian Jake Gibb made history as the oldest-ever winner of an international beach volleyball gold medal as he won the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Chetumal Open alongside Taylor Crabb.
Home hero Lee Cheuk Yiu achieved a fairytale victory at the Badminton World Federation Hong Kong Open by defeating Indonesia's Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in today's men's final.
The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has secured a training base in Inawashiro for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
World Athletics has announced that $2.5 million (£1.9 million/€2.2 million) will be made available for a "comprehensive integrity programme" in road running in 2020.
Jessica von Bredow-Werndl triumphed as German riders claimed the top five places at their home International Equestrian Federation Dressage World Cup in Stuttgart.
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The fifth leg of this season's International Skating Union Grand Prix of Figure Skating – the Rostelecom Cup – begins in Moscow tomorrow with home Russian athletes looking to shine.
Amy Van Dyken is to receive the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee's (USOPC) Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award.
The 24-country line-up for January's ATP Cup has been finalised after six nations completed the field for the inaugural team tennis event.
Tokyo 2020 has announced that flowers grown in areas affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake will be used in the bouquets presented to medallists at next year's Olympics and Paralympics.