Alpine skiers Matt Ryan and Emma Austin will represent Ireland at this month's Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, it has been announced.
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Karl Geiger of Germany topped qualifying for the second Four Hills Tournament event in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Therese Johaug got back to winning ways on the third stage of the Tour de Ski, part of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country World Cup, in Toblach.
Tokyo 2020 have celebrated the start of the Olympic and Paralympic year in Japan.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium will be used for the first time when the final of the Emperor's Cup takes place at the venue tomorrow.
A panda called Rongbao has been revealed as the mascot for the Chengdu 2021 Summer Universiade.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Olympic Patrol project finished for the year at a school in Moscow.
American heptathlete Alexandria Gochenour has been banned for four years following an anti-doping violation, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has announced.
Alpine skier Abigail Vieira is set to become the first athlete to represent Trinidad and Tobago at the Winter Youth Olympic Games after qualifying for Lausanne 2020.
Bowls Australia (BA) chief executive Neil Dalrymple has reflected on a successful 2019 in his end-of-year review.
Finland advanced to the semi-finals of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Under-18 Women's World Championship in Bratislava.
The Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI) have discussed their bid for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games at a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach in Lausanne.
Canada and the United States booked their places in the quarter-finals of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Championship in the Czech Republic.
Daniel Deusser of Germany won the ninth leg of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Jumping World Cup Western European League event in the Belgian city of Mechelen.