Japan’s Ambassador to Ghana, Tsutomu Himeno, has met officials from the country – including National Olympic Committee President Ben Nunoo Mensah and the country’s Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah – to discuss preparations for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
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A third-place finish for Ingvild Flugstad Østberg and a victory for Johannes Høsflot Klæbo in today’s mass start races in Quebec put them both on the brink of winning the overall Cross Country World Cup titles with one race to go.
Switzerland’s Julie Zogg has added the World Cup crystal globe to her parallel slalom world title despite an underwhelming performance at the last event of the campaign.
Italy’s Simone Origone has won his sixth speed skiing World Championship title and his first since 2013 in Vars in France.
Russia’s Olympic bronze medallist Vladimir Maslennikov has won his sixth European gold in the men’s 10 metre air rifle final at the European 10 Metre Championships in Osijek.
The United Nations (UN) has again weighed in on South African athlete Caster Semenya’s controversial case against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), warning that forcing athletes to regulate their testosterone levels may breach international rules on human rights.
Senior action began today at the International Gymnastics Federation Acrobatic World Cup in Las Vegas, the first such event to take place on United States soil since 2009.
Mexico and Brazil will battle for gold in the final of the men’s team kumite competition at the Pan American Karate Championships in Panama after further qualifying action today.
Norway’s Johannes Høsflot Klæbo has put himself in pole position to win the overall International Ski Federation Cross Country World Cup title thanks to a sprint victory in Quebec.
Five-time world champion Origone clocks fastest top speed in round one of FIS Speed Skiing World Championships
Italy’s five-time world champion Simone Origone qualified for the semi-finals of the International Ski Federation Speed Ski World Championships today by setting the highest top speed in the French resort of Vars.
Russia had another successful day at the European 10 Metre Shooting Championships in Osijek today as team action dominated the programme.
Winterberg in Germany will host the final leg of the International Ski Federation Snowboard World Cup season this weekend as parallel slalom and parallel slalom team racing dominate the programme.
As expected, Venezuelan kata star Antonio Diaz was among the top performers today as action began at the Pan American Karate Championships in Panama.
Venezuela's Diaz to headline Pan American Karate Championships yet again when action begins in Panama
The Arena Roberto Duran Sports Hall in Panama will host the action when the World Karate Federation Pan American Championships begin tomorrow.
Race for Tokyo qualification heating up after surprise results at World Para Taekwondo Championships
The World Para Taekwondo rankings have tightened after a series of shock results at last month's World Championships in Turkey.